Art Collection Locations

Art collection materials are housed on the first floor of the Arts Library. The following is a brief description of location codes you will encounter in the online catalog.

Art Collection Locations

  • Stacks: main collection, mostly circulating materials
  • Oversize: located between the AEC collection and the main collection
  • AEC: non-circulating art exhibition catalogs
  • Cage: special collection materials that must be retrieved from the closed stacks and may be used in-library only with photo ID
  • Reference: non-circulating dictionaries, encyclopedias, etc., located in the Reference Room
    • Reference Blue: frequently-used “ready reference” resources
    • Reference Green: auction and sales indexes
    • Reference Tan: copyright-free clip art images
    • Reference Orange: periodical indexes, general encyclopedias and foreign-language dictionaries
  • Circulation Desk: CD-ROMs and reserve materials
  • Microfiche: in the cabinets in the Reference Room
  • Microfilm: on the 1st floor of the Arts Library
  • Video: on the 2nd floor in the Music Collection

Off-Site Storage

Art collection materials stored off site may be obtained by submitting electronic forms:

New Library Materials

New books and exhibition catalogs are shelved in the lobby for ten days in a constantly-rotating display. A selection of the most recent issues of journals is displayed in the Stacks area.