Collecting Areas

Discover how we build our collections, and the specialists who maintain each subject area.

  1. Arts and Humanities

    From history to museum studies, and architecture to film, music, philosophy, and more.

  2. Engineering

    Applied sciences, engineering, and technology, and aspects of entrepreneurship, including patents and trademarks, industry research, and more.

  3. Health Sciences

    Research, academic, and clinical literature that support work in the health sciences.

  4. International Studies

    Materials supporting the study of countries, people, culture, and language from around the world.

  5. Mathematics and Sciences

    Supporting research in astronomy, statistics, chemistry, earth science, environmental science and sustainability, and more.

  6. Social Sciences

    Areas dedicated to human society and social relationships, from anthropology to urban planning.

  7. Special Collections and Archives

    Rare, unique, and special materials in an array of subjects, from medieval manuscripts to classic children's books.

  8. Specific Formats

    Video games, printed maps, newspapers, film, and more.

  9. Undergraduate Collections

    Introductory texts, as well as materials for coursework, lifelong learning, and leisure reading.

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