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News from Marquand Library

  • One Modernity, Two Worlds

    May Exhibit

    One Modernity, Two Worlds Marquand Mini ExhibitMay 2018   Highly modernized societies have a way of concealing the negative consequences of their ever more advanced productive forces. The result is a...

  • Impressionism

    March Exhibit

    Those Crowd-Pleasing Impressionist Art Exhibits!   Mini ExhibitMarch 2018   Dozens of art books pass through my hands every day, either pleasing or displeasing my eye. But no matter how many...

  • Slavery & Human Trafficking

    Jan. Exhibit

    Slavery & Human Trafficking Mini ExhibitJanuary 2018 On January 4, 2010, President Barack Obama signed Proclamation 8471, declaring January the National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention...

  • New Head Librarian

    Holly Hatheway

    We would like to welcome Marquand’s new Head, Holly Hatheway, who joined us at the end of June. She comes to us from the UC Berkeley Library, where she served as Head of the Arts and Humanities...

  • Islamic Calligraphy as an Art Form

    October 2017 exhibition

    Islamic Calligraphy as an Art Form Mini ExhibitOctober 2017 Sophisticated calligraphy as an art form is widespread in Islamic culture.  Used in varied and imaginative ways, Islamic calligraphy is...

  • Chef & Artist, Cooking & Art

    August 2017 exhibition

    Chef & Artist, Cooking & Art Mini ExhibitAugust 2017 In 2007, Ferran Adrià was contentiously invited to documenta, a prestigious exhibition of contemporary art that takes place every five...

  • Jessica Hoppe Dağcı, Marquand Library Operations & Special Collections Coordinator, receives President's Achievement Award

    President Eisgruber and award recipients

    At the Staff Recognition Luncheon on March 16, Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber, center, honored recipients of the President's Achievement Award, from left, Keller Taylor, Albert Rivera,...

  • Photography of the National Parks

    Photography of the National Parks

    Photography of the National Parks Mini ExhibitJune-July 2017 Gathered here is a small selection of creative works inspired by and documenting the incredible history of America's national parks and...

  • Stateless

    May 2017 exhibiton

    Stateless May 2017 Mini-Exhibit The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) estimates that there are over 65 million displaced people worldwide, 16.1 million of whom are considered...

  • Sandra Brooke to Huntington

    Sandra Ludig Brooke

    With sadness, we inform you of the resignation of Sandra Ludig Brooke, Librarian of the Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology. However, we are pleased and proud to announce that she has been...

  • Ghostly Streets

    April 2017 exhibition

    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

    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

    Feb. 2017 exhibition

    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

    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)

    Der Sturm

    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

    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!

    Welcome Back

    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

    ArticleExpress logo

    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?

    Hathi Trust logo

    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!!

    Borrow Direct logo

    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

    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

    LibGuides logo

    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

    Christie's Auction

    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

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    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...

  • 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...

  • Securing Valuables


    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,...