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Rhode Island School of Design

* Remote Library Operations * UPDATES and RESOURCES *

Check this page for updates about library services during RISD's emergency campus closure.

Contact Us

Please email us at with questions, all of us monitor this email. 

Websites: Archives and Special Collections 

Class Visits and Appointments

We are available for appointments via email or Zoom with our digital collections.  You can “make a remote appointment” here.  

We are teaching scheduled classes and artists' books demos (see example below) via Zoom with materials we have at home.  

As soon as RISD reopens we will be having appointments and classes from our Reading Room with our document camera and Zoom.  

Events and Exhibits


Unbound 2020 is online, Unbound 2021 will be held April 10, 2021.

Student Artists' Book Contest - The exhibit remains up until the library reopens.  Items not added to the collection can be picked up by appointment when the library reopens.   We are happy to hold on to entries until Fall semester or mail your entry to you. Please contact us to make arrangements.