Welcome to the Book Arts subject guide. In this guide, you'll find:
Yale's Arts Library, linking Rudolph Hall and the Loria Center at 180 and 190 York Street, serves as the primary collection for the study of art, architecture, and drama at Yale. The Arts Library contains approximately 150,000 onsite volumes including important reference works, monographs, exhibition catalogs, and print periodicals, as well as digital resources, including online periodicals, article indexes, and databases. Arts Library Special Collections features artists' books and volumes on the book arts, fine printing, typography, and illustration, as well as archival materials and thesis projects from the Schools of Art, Architecture, and Drama. An additional 300,000+ volumes are stored in the offsite Library Shelving Facility for quick delivery to any Yale Library via Eli Express.
Today's Arts Library Hours
We are currently open Monday-Friday from 1pm-4pm by appointment only to current Yale affiliates authorized to be on campus.
To access ALSC materials you will need to:
Please refer to Visiting ALSC for more details, including policies and procedures for use of the Arts Library Special Collections Reading Room.