Although there is no library at the White City Campus, we offer the following library services.

Book delivery

To borrow a book from any Imperial library you can request it by choosing White City as the pickup location.

We will send you an email when your book is available and you will have 7 days to collect it from the self-service book locker in Student Support Services, Sir Michael Uren Building (West-side) - the Nose Cone.

Collection times are 08.00 - 22.00 Monday - Sunday.

You can also return books via the locker during these hours.

Access to all Imperial libraries

Imperial College London staff and students based at the White City campus can use all Imperial libraries.

The nearest library to White City Campus is the Hammersmith Campus Library which holds a small collection of Chemistry books.

Hammersmith Campus Library is located in the Commonwealth Building at the Hammersmith Campus. Access to the Commonwealth Building is restricted and requires an Imperial College London ID card and a door PIN code.

To set up access you can complete a Hammersmith Campus Library access request in advance of your visit. You will be asked to provide your name, CID number and a 4 digit PIN code of your choice. You can also visit the Hammersmith Security Office located on the ground floor of the Commonwealth Building during opening hours (Monday to Friday 10.00 - 12.00 and 14.45 - 16.00).

To access the Commonwealth Building report to the Main College Reception desk on the ground floor of the Imperial College Translational & Experimental Medicine Building (ICTEM). ICTEM Reception is open 08.00 - 17.00. You will not be able to access the Commonwealth Building without an ID and PIN Code outside these hours.

The College runs a free shuttle bus between the Hammersmith, White City and South Kensington campuses.