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Ghostly StreetsA Fragmentary Ruins Exhibit April 2017 In the last fifteen years or so, there has been a resurgence of academic interest in ruins. This mini-exhibit suggests ways into the topic...
Art & Activism
Our March student-curated display explored the role of art in activism. Using the topic of immigration as a case study, this exhibition explores the role of art in activism and vice versa. The...
The City: Past, Present, Future
Our book displays continue in February with our first student-generated exhibit: The past, the present, and the potential are all at play in this exhibition of books from Marquand’s collection....
MLK Day Display Jan. 2017
Marquand Library staff members, with student input, have compiled a selection of titles in the art library collection that connect to Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement . They will...
Der Sturm (1910-32)
The early 20th-century German arts periodical Der Sturm is profiled in a recent article featured in the online, New York-based arts and culture site “Hyperallergic.” Marquand’s run of Der Sturm is...
A Short Guide to Writing about Art
Sylvan Barnet died this past January at age 89. I was familiar with this name as the author of the research and writing guide for students of art history that I had used as an undergraduate in art...
Welcome back students, faculty, staff and visitors to academic year 2015-16! Marquand's ten staff members are happy to see you all again and look forward to serving your needs this year. There are...
The New ArticleExpress
The ArticleExpress service has been available for some time to teaching faculty only in the humanities and social sciences, and many constituents in the sciences. The service provides rapid...
What is HathiTrust?
Users of the Princeton University Library may have heard the name HathiTrust floating around or have read about it. It began in 2008 as a partnership between the CIC, or Committee on Institutional...
Demo iPad at Reference Desk
Marquand Library is in the midst of an experiment to provide access to unique digital art content via circulating iPads. Art related e-books, including artist-produced projects, as well as mobile...
Borrow Direct--be careful!!
If one logs in to Borrow Direct or any other resource requiring CAS, or the Central Authentication Service--entering one's netID and password when prompted--on a public terminal available in the...
Blue Mountain Project
The Princeton University Library is pleased to announce the awarding of a NEH grant to support the creation of an open-access, research collection of avant-garde art, music and literary periodicals,...
Resources in History at PUL
Elizabeth Bennett, Librarian for History and History of Science, has put together many, very useful online research guides for a wide variety of historical topics. From the Research Guides link on...
Auction catalogs at Princeton
One can search for individual sales by title in the library catalog, or search by keyword, e.g. Christies London. The Rare Books & Special Collections Division in Firestone has many runs of...
EDD from ReCAP
Princeton University Library patrons now have the option of receiving electronically a book chapter or article from a book held at ReCAP. This includes Marquand's restricted ReCAP location ["ReCAP...
In recent months, both Mendel Music Library and the Architecture Library have had thefts reported of laptops and money. Some money was stolen from a 3rd-Floor carrel in Marquand this past summer,...
Marquand Library printers
Marquand Library has a total of four public printers at present. Library staff do our best to ensure that the printers are loaded with paper and toner, but we rely on library users to report problems...