The library consists of two research collections:
Its holdings reflect the research and curricular needs of the Institute of Fine Arts, with books focusing on subjects in art history, archaeology, and conservation.
Both libraries maintain a rare book collection, and the Conservation Center Library maintains a video collection containing a variety of films on treatment, preventive care, and research directed toward the long-term safekeeping of materials.
Banner images from "The New York University Institute of Fine Arts: How do You Re-use a Jewel Box?" 1978. Architectural Record 164 (2) (08): 107-112.
NYU students and faculty have access to several different art library locations in New York City. Use the links below to access information on each library's hours and services.