Welcome to the Winchester School of Art Library, which supports learning, teaching and research through extensive art and design collections, facilities and services. The collections are together comprised of over 30,000 books, 1000 videos, 3000 DVDs and 130 current print and electronic journal subscriptions. We also house a number of Special Collections, including the Knitting Reference Library, Artists' Book Collection, Visionaires and Winchester School of Art Archive. We have a growing e-book collection which can be accessed off-campus, and study space which is equipped with PC workstations, MFDs (printer/scanner/photocopier), DVD and VHS players and WebCat machines.
The Library at WSA uses the Dewey Decimal Classification System and our books are shelved in numerical sequence according to the call number. Key classification areas include:
|Media & Communication Theory||302.23|
|Marketing & Branding||658|
|Contemporary Visual Art||709.04|
|20th/21st Century Artists||709.2|
Winchester School of Art Library subscribes to over 100 journals and magazines, these are available in a mix of print and online formats. As well as these current titles we hold a range of other back issues including copies of The Face, Spare Rib and 1920's Vogue plus there is a small collection of zines too. To see what's available, have a look at the list below:
A leaflet introducing you to WSA Library.
If you have attended one of our Library induction sessions this year, we would be very grateful if you could take a few minutes to complete a short online questionnaire.
Please click on your subject area to access your questionnaire:
Please enter your course code for question 1 ("Please give the code given by the presenter").
If you have any questions about the feedback questionnaire, please contact the Library in person or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
WSA Library holds over 100 artists' films in its collections including works by Bill Viola, Douglas Gordon and Gillian Wearing. Most are available on DVD and staff and students are welcome to borrow these. To see what''s available, have a look at the list below: