CSAD Library


Library and Information Services are at the heart of the learning, teaching and research experience of the staff and students at the Cardiff School of Art and Design. Our dedicated and knowledgeable staff deliver an engaging range of services and comprehensive text, image and sound resources in print and digital formats. All relevant aspects of art and design are provided for within our collections. Further down this page are the latest additions to the CSAD Library blog.

CSAD Magazine

Cardiff School of Art & Design has a quarterly print magazine, the content of which is based on our online partner publication: The CSAD Magazine website. All editions of the Magazine are available to view online.

In the Beginning website

On the ‘In the Beginning’ website you can read interviews with many first year Undergraduate students, talking about their experiences and aspirations as they develop their practice at CSAD.

The CSAD Library blog

The CSAD Howard Gardens Library has a regularly updated blog with interesting articles and links recommended by library staff. View the most recent blog posts below, or visit the blog to view the full archive. The latest tweets from the Cardiff Met Learning Centres team are also listed on this page (@cardiffmetlearn). Please also visit the Library and Information Services website, view Jenny Godfrey’s Art and Design blog or email us for further information:


CSAD is host to a wide range of evening, weekend and masterclasses under the name 'Cardiff Open'. The courses on offer cover many art and design based subjects such as painting, ceramics, drawing, making and photography.

Click here to visit the Cardiff Open website

CSAD Newsletter

CSAD releases a regular pdf newsletter featuring a round-up of news from across the School. Click the links below to view a selection of recently published newsletters (pdf format):

Autumn 2015 | Summer 2015 | Spring 2015 | Autumn 2014 | Summer 2014 | Autumn/Winter 2013/14 | Summer 2013 | Spring 2013 |

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Cardiff School of Art & Design,
Cardiff Metropolitan University,
Llandaff Campus,
Western Avenue,

Tel: +44 (0)29 2020 5898

Click here to view further advice on travel, parking and maps on the Cardiff Met website.