Online Catalogue Guides


The online catalogue with blue and grey toolbars highlighted

The online catalogue with blue and grey toolbars highlighted


There are a range of tools that users of the Library's online catalogue can take advantage of. Navigate through the catalogue using the options in the blue toolbar at the top of the page and use the links in the grey toolbar to access additional services and information from the Library. Please note that some of the options in the blue toolbar may change depending on which part of the catalogue is being used.

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Search Returns to the catalogue homepage.
e-Library Links to other libraries and free e-journals.
Noticeboard A reference tool with lists of the past presidents of the RIBA and the winners of major architectural awards.
Library Information The Library's opening hours and FAQs.
My Account Members of the Loan Library can log in through 'My Account' and see what books they have out, when they are due and renew them online. One of the benefits of RIBA membership is use of the Loan Library, which is part of the British Architectural Library and located at 66 Portland Place.
RIBApix A link to the Library's online image database, where images of the material that appears in the catalogue can be viewed.
Order copies Information on the Library's photocopying and photographic services for items from the collections.


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Go Back Use this to navigate to previous pages.
Limit Search A link to a search box to conduct a more detailed search, useful if too many search results have been produced.
New Search Starts a new search from the catalogue homepage.
Previous Goes to the previous item or page of search results.
Goes to the next item or page of search results.
Logout Closes the catalogue and redirects visitors to the website of the Library.




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