Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology

Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology, McCormick Hall, Princeton University, Princeton NJ 08544.  Phone: 609 258-3783, Fax: 609 258-7650
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New Books

Want to know what new books Marquand has purchased? Take a look at our new book truck, in the doorway to the reference room. Items on this truck are replaced as new ones arrive. You can also look online at our newest acquisitions through the online catalog. The list is regenerated weekly, and contains 4 weeks worth of new titles.

Library Sessions

We have web pages for library research sessions for WRI 104, WRI 152/153, ART 210, ART 219, ART 242, and the junior seminar class.

Computer Tips

To access the H drive from library "Plus" computers, please consult SAVING ON Lib plus machines directions (also on the desktops of library "Plus" computers).

Want to print from your laptop to a Marquand Pharos station? Take a look at our laptop information page.

About Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology

In 1908 Allan Marquand, founder of the Department of Art and Archaeology, formally deeded his personal collection of 5,000 art books to the to the University. With the benefit of generous endowments, the collections have grown to well over 300,000 volumes. The majority of these materials are housed together in Marquand Library, while the rest are located in the Annex or Firestone Library. The strength of the early collections was in Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque art and architecture, and classical archaeology. While building on these strengths, the collections have also expanded to cover all periods of art and architecture from all areas of the world. Archaeology has been expanded to include strong collections in medieval, Islamic and pre-Columbian archaeology. Outstanding collections of Chinese and Japanese art, architecture and archaeology have also been built. Over the last two decades, the library has added significantly to its artistic photography collection. Materials are collected in all formats - books, periodicals, microforms, videos, and electronic databases - and in multiple languages. The rare book collection contains rare first editions, scarce copies of early texts and numerous facsimiles.

Read about the renovations to Marquand Library.

updated October 21, 2004

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