Q. What can I do in the library?

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2016     Views: 9

Everything from finding a quiet place to study to getting Wi-Fi access.

Here is our top 15 list:


  1. Do graduate level research, accessing thousands of full text articles online from our EResources page on the library website.
  2. Read thousands of eBooks online. We recommend Ebrary!
  3. Get research help from the research experts--librarians! Ask Us
  4. Get Wi-Fi access, with places to plug in or charge.
  5. Print research (articles, cases, library catalog records) from the library's Research Printer (from library computer stations only).
  6. Find a quiet place to study in our reading room or grab a private study carrel in the back of the library.
  7. Check out, renew or return books.
  8. Listen to audio or watch dvds -- please use headphones! Headphones are available on at the circulation desk-- bring your own laptop.
  9. Make copies on our photocopier (10 cents/page) - or even better - use our BookScan Station for free!
  10. Browse our collection of over 70  journals, newspapers and magazines
  11. Check out our pamphlet collection (gallery publications and materials of general interest).
  12. Relax in our cozy green library chairs.
  13. Check out a current exhibition catalogs or past exhibition catalogs.
  14. Check out the view of St. Bartholomew's Cathedral from the library windows, the architecture is beautiful.
  15. Browse past thesis and dissertation titles.  See what what kind of research is happening here at Sotheby's Institute of Art.

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