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Knowledge & Information Management Group - Visit to Goldsmiths' Company Library

 Export to Your Calendar 11/12/2017
When: Mon, 11th December 2017
2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Goldsmiths' Hall
Foster Lane
London EC2V 6BN
United Kingdom
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Visit to Goldsmiths' Company Library

 

Mon, 11th December 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

 

Sorry, this event is now fully booked. Goldsmiths’ Company Library specialises in material on hallmarking, silver, jewellery and related crafts. Its collections include books, images, magazines and journals, films, special research collections and subject files on a wide range of topics.

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 The Library is also responsible for the Company's archives, which date back to the 14th century. Housed in the historic Goldsmiths' Hall, it is open to visitors by appointment.

The visit will include a talk about the history of the Library, why it was started and how it's role has changed over the centuries, the current collecting policy and research tools, databases and cataloguing strategy.

This visit is Free.

Places limited. Advance booking essential. Book via Eventbrite.

Accessibility: Wheelchair access to the main building is available, through a separate entrance. Details provided as necessary.

Please note: although the public rooms of the building are all accessible by wheelchair, some of the library and archive storage areas which may feature in the visit are not.

Goldsmiths' Hall has disabled toilet facilities.

Location: The Library is housed in Goldsmiths' Hall, which is located at the junction of Foster Lane and Gresham Street, north east of St. Paul's Cathedral. Map of location on The Goldsmiths' Company website.

Getting there: Please visit the TFL website for transport details and to plan your journey.

 


 This visit is FREE

 

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