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Franklin-Wilkins Library

Find Franklin-Wilkins Library


Once you find the building the library entrance is on the first floor.

In order to gain access, you will need your King’s ID card.

You will then find the Library Information Point straight ahead as you enter.

Staff can be recognised by their purple lanyards.


The collection at the Franklin-Wilkins Library supports the teaching and research needs of nursing & midwifery students and is home to extensive management, bioscience and education holdings. As law students have many lectures at the Franklin-Wilkins building we also provide a small collection of law books.

  • Biochemistry
  • Education
  • Forensic science
  • Law (LLB year 1 texts only)
  • Management
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Nursing & Midwifery
  • Pharmacy

Opening hours:

All Library sites are currently closed and will remain closed until further notice in response to official public health advice.

We don’t know how long our buildings will be closed, for the latest information please visit our Coronavirus update webpage.

Floor Plans

Library floor plans have been created to assist you find resources, services and facilities.

Study Spaces

Spread across two floors, the library hosts a variety of study spaces, including Group Study rooms, Computer Rooms, Postgraduate Zones, Assistive Technology rooms, a Wellbeing corner and Skype Pod. 

There are three different Zones in the library which are colour-coded on the Floor Plans. Choose a zone that suits your study needs and be repectful of others studying around you.

Non-Library Support

If you have general student queries, make sure to drop by the Student Services desk at the entrance area, opposite the Library Information Point.

Alternatively, if you have any general IT queries (such as about printing, account support and accessing IT Services), pay a visit to the TechBar, next to the short loan area.

Part of the St Thomas’ Campus


Franklin-Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH

Telephone Number

+44 (0)20 7848 4440