links for 2011-02-23

  • Images from Boots Library, Nottingham Trent University. Created by Rachel Campbell.
  • "The Herron Art Library is a full service branch library of IUPUI University Library. Now located on the IUPUI campus within the new Herron School of Art and Design, the Herron Art Library offers the IUPUI community research materials on art and artists pre-history through the present day. The collection consists of approximately 26,000 volumes, 160,000 slides, dvd’s, videos, a growing and significant book arts collection, as well as access to art related content in electronic and digital formats."
  • "The Art Library holds a non-circulating collection which supports the research and instructional needs of undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and scholars in art and architectural history, visual arts, and related programs and disciplines within Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, while also serving the New Jersey public at large. Collection fields include art, architecture, decorative arts, and historic preservation. Subject areas of particular strength include Western European art (especially Renaissance and Baroque art in Italy) and American art and architecture. Russian art and architecture holdings also form an important part of the collection. The Art Library continues to expand its holdings in African, Asian, Jewish, Islamic, and Latin American arts and the history of photography and the graphic arts in support of expanding curricular offerings."
  • "The Library’s collection of rare books and manuscripts in the fields of British and American history and literature is nothing short of extraordinary. For qualified scholars, The Huntington is one of the largest and most complete research libraries in the United States in its fields of specialization. For the general public, the Library has on display some of the finest rare books and manuscripts of Anglo-American civilization. Altogether, there are about 6 million items."
  • "Hillyer Art Library provides broad-based coverage of the history, theory, criticism, and practice of the visual arts. Its collections include over 110,000 volumes, 38,000 microforms, and 225 current serials subscriptions to support teaching and research in almost all fields of art. Drawing on a long tradition of vigorous collection development, Renaissance art and architecture and Greek, Roman, Asian, and Medieval art are areas of special collection strength."
  • The Art and Architecture Libraries occupy separate facilities, comprising two of the eight University of Maryland Libraries. The Art Library houses more than 100,000 volumes in the areas of art history, archaeology, decorative arts and studio arts, including photography and graphic design. The Architecture Library holds 65,000 titles in the areas of architectural history, design, and theory; historic preservation; landscape architectural design; real estate development; and urban studies and planning.

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