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Selected titles that provide information on the history of artists' books, the work of book artists from other countries, and bookbinding technique manuals.
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About Special Collections

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Overview of the materials found in Special Collections

Location:

Dale Reading Room for Archives + Special Collections

Room 201, second floor

Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

How to identify materials in Special Collections:

All materials are in the RISD library online catalog  and distinguished by call number location prefixes:

SPECIAL, SPECIAL OVERSIZE, FLAT FOLIO, LARGE FOLIO, SPECIAL PERIODICAL.

Artists' Books have these location prefixes:

ARTISTS' BOOKS, ARTISTS' BOOKS OVERSIZE, ARTISTS' BOOKS FLAT FOLIO, and ARTISTS' BOOKS RISD.

Access:

  • Already know of a specific book or periodical in Special Collections that you wish to see? Drop in any time we are open.
  • Not sure what special materials you want to see? Email Claudia Covert to discuss your research/project and schedule an appointment.

Duplication Options:

All duplication requests are subject to copyright fair use restrictions and condition of the materials. Readers may take digital photographs, upon request.

Sketching and Note-taking:

  • Allowed: graphite and ordinary pencils, sketchbooks, notebooks, paper, laptops, iPads, phones.
  • Not allowed: pens, markers, charcoal, paint, ink, etc. 

Other Special Resources:

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Selected Titles About Artists' Books



Creating artists' books - Sarah Bodman
Call Number: RISD REFERENCE N7433.3 .B62 2005

No longer innocent : book art in America, 1960-1980 - Betty Bright
Call Number: RISD REFERENCE N7433.3 .B75 2005


A century of artists books - Riva Castleman
Call Number: RISD MAIN N7433.3 .C37 1994


Russian avant-garde books, 1917-34 - Susan Compton
Call Number: RISD MAIN Z116.A3 C72 1993





The century of artists' books - Johanna Drucker
Call Number: RISD MAIN N7433.3 .D78 1995





Offset : artists' books & prints
Call Number: RISD MAIN N7433.3 .F74 1993







Surrealism and the book - Renée Riese Hubert
Call Number: RISD MAIN NC963.S87 H8 1988




Prints & books : artist collaborations with printmaker Ruth Lingen
Call Number: RISD ARTISTS' BOOKS NE539.L55 A4 2005






Offset : a survey of artists' books - by Gary Richman
Call Number: RISD MAIN N7433.3 .R52 1984








Books as art : August 30-October 6, 1991, Boca Raton Museum of Art
Call Number: RISD OVERSIZE N7433.3 .B66 1991

Book Arts Newsletters & Serials

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