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Stuart Hall Library


What are the opening hours?

The Stuart Hall Library is closed until Spring 2019.  Please check the library home page for more details

How do I contact the Stuart Hall Library?

Email library@iniva.org.

How do I join the library?

You may register to use our resources for your research by completing a registration form online, or on arrival at the Library.

Do you charge fees?

Our resources are free but donations are welcome to help maintain the service.

How do I find material in the library?

You can find material in the library by using the catalogue. Library staff can also provide help when you visit or by email or telephone.

Can I take material out of the library?

No, the Stuart Hall Library is a reference collection with resources available for consultation only. This means that materials held in the collection will always be available when you visit.

What kind of material does the library hold?

Library material includes articles, artists’ books, CDs, dissertations, DVDs, exhibition catalogues, journals, monographs, zines, slides, tapes and video-cassettes relating to international visual art.

Can someone show me how to research a topic?

Yes, Iniva’s library staff can introduce you to using library resources and give some initial research, including how to use the library catalogue. Please email library@iniva.org to book your visit in advance if you would like this help.

Can I bring my laptop or tablet computer into the library and is wi-fi available?

Yes, power points and wi-fi are available in the library.

What photocopying facilities are available?

There is a photocopier available. Iniva is a charity and your donations allow us to run this service.

What happens about copyright when I want to photocopy information?

Photocopying for private use and research is permitted within the limits of copyright law. Users must first complete and sign a form which outlines copyright procedure. Click here for more information about copyright.

Where can I find more information about the Stuart Hall Library?

You can find more detailed information about our Library and its research resources on Library web pages or by asking our library staff: email library@iniva.org.

Can I suggest new resources for the Stuart Hall Library?

We welcome suggestions for new acquisitions, exchanges or donations that relate to the Stuart Hall Library collection. You can provide suggestions when you visit, or email us.

More information
Susan Skingle, Assistant Librarian