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Using the Institute of Fine Arts Library

Information about using the Institute of Fine Arts Library for NYU community members.

About the Library

The Library of the Institute of Fine Arts comprises the Stephen Chan Library of Fine Arts and the Conservation Center Library. It is part of a 10-library system that makes up the New York University Libraries. With its collection of over two hundred thousand volumes, the Library supports the research and curricular needs of the University faculty and students in art history, archeology, and conservation.

The Library’s holdings reflect global perspectives. Its books range from the sixteenth century to current scholarship and cover all subjects taught at the Institute of Fine Arts. Click the link to learn about the New York University Libraries’ mission and values.