Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library Special Collections Space

Make an appointment to explore artists’ books and rare and historically significant materials related to the study of art and architecture.

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Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library, Basement, Room B240View floorplan

Our Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library Special Collections are available for individual or small group research by appointment. 

How to request an item

Our special collections materials are for in-house viewing only. To study items from the collection, please contact

Where to view materials  

In-house viewing takes place in our special collections area in the basement of the Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library, which is located inside the Duderstadt Center on North Campus. We’re in room B240.  

Viewing artists’ books. The materials featured in our database of artists' books require careful handling and are only available for on-site viewing. Please contact for more information.

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