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Using the Institute of Fine Arts Library

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

Locations and Collections

The Stephen Chan Library of Fine Arts is located on the second, mezzanine, and third floors of the James B. Duke House. The collection consists of circulating and non-circulating items. Circulating materials are predominantly monographs and exhibition catalogs. Non-circulating materials include reference books, special collections, rare books, periodicals, catalogues raisonnés, closed course reserves, multi-volume sets, folios, oversize materials, guides, and items located at the Library’s off-site facility.

The Conservation Center Library is located on the second floor of the Stephen Chan House. This non-circulating collection consists of general, reference, and video materials, as well as periodicals and rare books.