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Design (including Furniture Design, Product Design, Design Management and Design Visualisation): Welcome



This guide is for students on the Design courses it brings together library resources and services to help you during your studies. 

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To locate the latest eresources added to the library due to the COVID-19 outbreak go to A-Z databases

Meet the Team

Victoria Wreghitt Collection Management Librarian

I liaise with academics to purchase the required subject resources and assist in developing their online reading lists.

Email Victoria

Nancy Jackson, Librarian

I can help you find information to support your study or research. 

Book a tutorial with Nancy



Customer Services Team

The Customer Services librarians are available via chat, or you can pop into Curzon Library 9-5 Monday-Friday and visit us at the help desk. We can offer guidance and support in searching, referencing and using the library resources.

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Key Databases

Architects Journal Building Library

The AJ Buildings Library is a digital database that showcases more than 1,900 exemplar projects, most from the last 20 years but including major projects back to 1900. (We don't have full text access to all areas of this resource)

Citations of journal articles,from the RIBA online library catalogue 


Look for the 'Name of resource' on this list and then login using the details provided

Construction Information Service

Legislation, standards, guidelines and regulations for architects and the building and construction industry.


Four collections providing maps and map data of Great Britain. Data is available to download, for use with appropriate software such as geographical information systems (GIS) or computer-aided design (CAD), to print or to view online.


RUDI is an online source of information, including news and multimedia, on urban design and placemaking. Please note, RUDI is hosted on TransportXtra but only RUDI content is available.

Artfilms Digital

Stream documentaries, interviews and masterclass film and video with artists and independent film makers. COVID-19 outbreak - Access available until 30th September 2020.

Bloomsbury Collections

Search or browse for eBooks and eBook chapters to read online or download from a wide variety of topics including architecture, design, education, fashion, law, linguistics, music and sociology. COVID-19 outbreak - Access available until 31st May 2020.

Design Council Newsfeed

Chartered Society of Designers Newsfeed