“Excellent resources for individual learning”

Both our centres have a well-equipped library, each boasting a wide range of electronic and hardcopy materials to help you get the best out of your studies, and prepare you for your next steps.

We also have a team of dedicated, trained and professional staff on-hand to provide support and assistance whenever needed.

Students can access resources for their course of study, as well as receive support with assignments, finding information, using IT applications or improving their research and study skills.

The wide-range of services include:

  • Books, CDs and DVDs for loan
  • Journals
  • Newspapers
  • E-books from Overdrive, eBrary and Dawson Books
  • Online Databases
  • Online Journals
  • Computers (Windows and Apple Mac)
  • Laptops
  • Software, including specialist software
  • Photocopiers
  • Printers, including colour printers
  • Scanners
  • Wireless access
  • Stationery for sale
  • Study spaces for individual work*

*Also group work our Kensington centre library.

Library opening hours

Day Chelsea Kensington
Monday 9.00 – 17.00 9.00 – 17.00
Tuesday 9.00 – 17.00 9.00 – 17.00
Wednesday 9.00 – 17.00 9.00 – 17.00
Thursday 9.00 – 17.00 9.00 – 17.00
Friday 9.00 – 16.00 9.00 – 16.00

Online resources

Heritage Online

Our online catalogue Heritage Online is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.


This powerful online reference system from EBSCO contains full text for more than 2,100 journals. (To log in: KCC student registration information will be required).Nearly 150 journals have PDF images dating back to 1985. The database includes PDF images for the great majority of journals; many of these PDFs are native (searchable) or scanned-in-colour.


Overdrive is our digital service that allows you to download a variety of audiobooks and eBooks to use on your computer or compatible mobile device.

iLearn / Moodle

Access Library Resources via Moodle here (KCC student registration information will be required).