Citations to over 2000 periodicals and 135,000 books held by the Royal Institute of British Architects Library. In addition to architecture, subject areas include civil engineering, landscape architecture, interior design, and town planning.
Abstracts of articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs & reviews, and dissertations covering artists & movements from the late 19th century to all aspects of modern & contemporary art, including photography from its invention in 1839 to the present.
OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online - is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.
Imageworks is located on the 2nd floor of the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library. The physical collection includes over 3,000 DVDs, VHS tapes, and CD-ROMs; more than 100,000 35mm slides; and numerous blueprints and maps. In addition, there are several thousand high-resolution, royalty-free images available from our Corel CD-ROM collection.
The DVDs, VHS tapes, and CD-ROMs can all be found in Mirlyn. You may browse and borrow videos during our open hours, or request them via "Get This" in Mirlyn and the item will be held at the circulation desk of your choice. These items circulate for 3 days, with 3 renewals.
Other media (35 mm slides, blueprints, etc.) can be searched while in the collection. Staff will be happy to help you find what you need when you visit.
Our facility has a flat-screen monitor for individual or group viewing VHS, DVD and Blu-Ray items, along with wireless headphones.
Paper cutter, 3-hole punch, scissors, X-Acto knife, cutting mat
Stapler, pens, rulers
We can assist with finding quality images, creating image portfolios, and using images in presentation software. In addition, we can offer advice regarding copyright and fair use of images.
For faculty, we will make digital images from book or journal illustrations. The images are added to our general collection. Please bring your images at least two weeks before you need them for presentation.
At faculty or GSI request, we will put videos or dvd's on reserve for a course. The material can be viewed at one of several viewing stations in the library.
To check out materials, users must have a valid University of Michigan ID.
DVDs and VHS tapes circulate to all users for three days and can be renewed three times.
Maps and blueprints in reasonable condition circulate for 1 week.
Faculty may borrow 35mm slides as required for teaching and research.
Students may borrow 35mm slides for a 1 week period for class presentations.