Whether you're a theater major studying Stanislavsky, a painter exploring Starry Night's connection to Walt Whitman or a screenwriter researching the Harlem Renaissance—library staff will teach you to develop your research and information skills and find the materials you need.
Centers for Learning
In the University Libraries, artists, dancers, musicians, media makers, graduate students and faculty come together to learn in a multidisciplinary environment.
We have collections dedicated to different disciplines and in a variety of formats – print, digital (including access to numerous full-text and streaming databases, and e-reference works), videos, audio files, etc. No matter what you're researching, the libraries will give you access to the materials you need.
Albert M. Greenfield Library
Location: Anderson Hall, first floor and lower level
The Greenfield library, the University's main library contains materials covering art and design, dance, theater, media arts, literature, liberal arts, and other general subjects.
Specialized collections include:
- University Archives
- UArts Digital Collections
Location: Merriam Theater Building, 3rd floor
The Music Library, which serves academic programs and interests in music and musical theater, contains a music education resource center and listening facilities for recorded sound materials.
Visual Resources and Special Collections
Location: Anderson Hall, mezzanine level
The VRSC consists of a large digital image collection and the Libraries' Special Collections. Staff assist with the use of Special Collections and locating and creating digital images for teaching and student presentations, and provide individual and group training in the use of the library's digital image databases.
Special Collections include:
- Rare Books
- Book Arts
- Textiles Collection
- UArts Theses
As part of a wireless campus, the University Libraries also offer places to do homework, e-mail family and friends, and search online resources.