Materials Library Research Report

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Abstract

In summer 2015, I explored the possibility of a Materials Library being built at the University of Notre Dame (ND). The interest for this came from faculty in the Art, Art History, and Design department. In this document many aspects of building such a collection and possible partners and departments on campus that might be interested are identified including ways to acquire materials, possible vendors, recommended readings, ways to organize such a collection, funding, and possible outreach opportunities. In addition, a survey was conducted on materials collections in the U.S. and England. The findings from the data were used to benchmark suggestions and recommendations.

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Creator
  • Kai Alexis Smith

Subject
  • Library

  • Materials Library

  • Art

  • Architecture

  • Design

  • Collections

Publisher
  • University of Notre Dame

Date Created
  • 2015-12-17

Language
  • English

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doi:10.7274/R00P0WXR

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