Howard Gardens Learning Centre 

Howard Gardens holds a unique and extensive Art and Design collection. This extensive and varied collection covers the following subject areas:



Art History

Art Theory


Interior Architecture


Performance Art





In addition to the main book and journal collections, the centre runs the slide library, situated in the south block of Howard Gardens campus. The library is a visual resources collection, extensive in its coverage of all aspects of art and design. 

Howard Gardens Learning Centre also includes a small IT area and a comfortable study lounge with bean bags and wi-fi . Computers, scanners, AV equipment, printers and photocopiers are also available.

The centre maintains a current display of new books of subject-based literature. This display rotates every three weeks, reflecting the current events in Art and Design, topical interests of academic staff and recently purchased resources.

Staff are available to help during opening hours.