Library collections

The College library is home to a vast number of useful resources to help you in your studies, your research and in practice.

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Library catalogue

Our library catalogue is packed with books, journals, CD ROMS and lots more - all available free of charge to our members.

Journals collection

Use your OpenAthens password to access a range of optometric journals.

British Standards Online

Login to get your free access to the British Standards Online (BSOL) database - a quick and easy way to check that your sunglasses, contact lenses and other eyewear meet the right standards.


College members and pre-registration students have free access to an expanding collection of online versions of optometry textbooks.