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The Maughan Library

Print books, journals and DVDs for Culture, Media & Creative Industries can be found at the Maughan Library

Find Arts & Humanities literature online

The following eresources cover a range of disciplines including your subject area:

Collections Guide for Culture, Media & Creative Industries

Welcome to the Collections Guide for CMCI. 

This guide provides tailored information on library collections and links to some of our key resources. 

Find CMCI literature online

The following eresources are focused on cultural and creative subjects:

The following eresources are useful for industry / business information:


UK and international newspapers are useful for a range of subjects. Our collection provides a range of historical titles and current editions. 

Watch films online

A diverse collection of films covering a wide range of genres and multiple languages. Staff and students have access to subscription titles as well as free content. 

La haine


A key streaming resource for films. Includes French, Spanish and Asian feature films, plus documentaries and videos on a wide range of subjects.

Offers a huge collection of films, TV and radio programmes which have aired on UK channels. Useful for titles that are not available via commercial streaming services or on DVD.

A film streaming resource specialising in features and documentaries from Spanish-speaking countries. Also includes titles in a number of languages. 

A collection of 900+ Asian feature films, documentaries and shorts.

Asian Film Online


A vast multi-disciplinary video collection. Includes a large number of documentaries on its Film Platform and Documentary channel.

Covers a wide range of subjects including feature films and documentaries.

Find magazines for CMCI

A selection of our popular magazine archives:

Find books for CMCI

A selection of classmarks for your subject:

  • AM1-501 – Museums
  • GT500-2370 – Fashion
  • ML1-9999 – Literature on music
  • NX1-9999 - Arts in general
  • PN1990-1992.92 – Broadcasting
  • PN1993-1999 – Film
  • PN2000-3307 – Theatre
  • PN4699–5650 - Journalism

Find journals for CMCI

Keep up to date with your subject. Use Library Search to access an extensive collection of print and ejournals. Titles include:

  • Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies
  • Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies
  • Creative Industries Journal
  • Cultural Studies
  • Cultural Trends
  • International Journal of Arts Management
  • International Journal of Cultural Studies
  • Journal of Arts Management, Law & Society
  • Journal of Cultural Economics
  • Journal of Popular Culture
  • Media Culture & Society

Arts & Humanities print journals are held on the ground floor of the Maughan Library. See our Floorplans.

 Library Search

Senate House Library

Senate House Library is a large humanities research library in Bloomsbury. 

King’s staff and students are entitled to free membership which provides
borrowing rights to print books and remote access to most eresources.

See Membership for information on signing up.