Does the Library provide interlibrary loan services?
Borrowing Information: The Ryerson & Burnham Libraries provide interlibrary loan services for museum staff only.
Lending Information: The Library is a memeber of SHARES, the Research Libraries Group Shared Resources Service. As such, we do lend some materials through interlibrary loan to other SHARES institutions.
Students, members, and outside researchers should contact their local libraries for all interlibrary loan requests.
Do SAIC grad students have any access privileges?
After the completion of an orientation, SAIC graduate students and faculty have access to the Library stacks and reading room MTWF, 10:30-5 and Thursdays from 10:30-8: Please contact the Libraries for more details.
A collection of approximately 34,000 files on individual artists, architects, art galleries, and buildings. The files contain items ranging from small exhibition catalogs and pamphlets, exhibition announcements, newspaper clippings, press releases, and other ephemeral items.
What does "fair use" mean?
The term "fair use" relates to the right to copy any copyrighted materials. The right to make copies without the permission of the copyright owner is subject to some limitations. For more information, please see: www.copyright.gov.
3 hours 19 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago “Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”
21 hours 48 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago OCTOBER 28–29: Join us for a live performance with artist Kemang Wa Lehulere, marking the opening of his first American museum exhibition, In All My Wildest Dreams.
Six performances to choose from; free with museum admission.
1 day 1 hour ago The Art Institute of Chicago #TBT 1893: The year the Art Institute opened its doors at 111 South Michigan Avenue. We’re still here 123 years later, and our mission remains the same: to represent “the world’s diverse artistic traditions for the inspiration and education of the public.” #tbtCMW #ChicagoMuseumWeek