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American Antiquarian Society
Worcester, Massachusetts - An independent research library focusing on American history, literature, and culture from the colonial period through 1876. Established in 1812, its collections include books, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, broadsides, manuscripts, music, children's literature, graphic arts, genealogy and local history. Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/collections.htm

American Jewish Historical Society
A membership organization founded in 1892; maintains a museum, archives and research library with collections dating from the sixteenth century to the present. Located at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA. Open to the public without charge throughout the year. Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.ajhs.org/

American Philosophical Society Library
Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A collection which dates from the Society's founding in 1743. Includes first editions of Sir Isaac Newton's 'Principia' and Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species.' Areas of particular strength: 18th and 19th century natural history, the history of genetics and eugenics in America, quantum mechanics, and the development of cultural anthropology in America. Research grants and fellowships are available. Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.amphilsoc.org/library

Amon Carter Museum
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.cartermuseum.org/

Arizona State University Libraries
Principal facilities located in Tempe, Arizona. The ASU Libraries contain over 3.1 million volumes. Areas of specialization include urban planning, environmental design and architecture; government documents (local, state, federal and United Nations); East Asia; and Chicano collections. The engineering library houses a map collection that dates from 1619. Some of the material is available on line and through inter-library loan. Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Research Library Group.
http://www.asu.edu/lib/

Art Institute of Chicago - Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
Located in Chicago, Illinois. The Ryerson Library (built 1901) and the Burnham Library of Architecture (1912) form a significant research collection consisting of more than 220,000 volumes and 1,500+ current serial publications. Special emphasis is placed on 18th-20th century architecture and 19th century painting, prints and drawings. There is also a special collection of 430,000 slides used by the staff and faculty of the Art Institute and selectively available to researchers. The Institute hosts many public events and programs. Memberships are available. Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.artic.edu/research

Bard Graduate Center for Studies of the Decorative Arts
Located in Manhattan, New York City, New York. Established in 1993, the Center promotes scholarship in the decorative arts through sponsorship of symposia, lectures, exhibition tours and public programs. The Graduate Center Library consists of approximately 25,000 volumes of monographs and bound periodicals and 170 serial subscriptions. Online access is available to the New York Reference and Research Library Agency. Open to the general public by appointment. Research affiliation: Research Library Group
http://www.bgc.bard.edu/

Binghamton University Libraries
Located in Binghamton, New York. The combined collections of the Bartle and the Science libraries include 1,669,000 volumes, 1,698,000 microform documents, and more than 600,000 other documents, sound recordings and maps. Of particular note are the Link Collections (aviation business and underwater archaeology, approximately 25,000 items ), the Max Reinhardt Archives and Library (theater, over 240,000 documents) and the Haggerty Collection of French Colonial History (some 20,000 items, most from the mid 1800's through the mid 1950's). Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://library.lib.binghamton.edu/

Boston Public Library
Principal facilities located in Boston, Massachusetts. Besides acting as a circulating library for the Boston area, BPL hosts a huge collection of rare books, manuscripts, maps, musical scores and prints, including several first edition folios by William Shakespeare. Research collections include Americana, anarchism, architecture, biography, Boston and Massachusetts history, children's literature, music, the performing arts, politics, religion and social action. Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Research Library Group.
http://www.bpl.org/

Bowdoin College Library Gateway
Located in Brunswick, Maine, USA. Research collections include the early history of Bowdoin, Massachusetts, and Maine, the Civil War and Reconstruction period, 19th century American literary life, and the Arctic.
http://library.bowdoin.edu/

Brigham Young University
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Research Library Group.
http://www.lib.byu.edu/

Brooklyn Museum of Art
Maintains one of the finest collections of Egyptian art in the world, as well as collections of classical and middle eastern art, art of Africa, the Americas and the Pacific, decorative arts and textiles. Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

California Historical Society
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/

Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information
Collections in the physical and life sciences, the health sciences, and engineering technology from published sources around the world. One of the largest research facilities in North America, its collections include more than 13,000 current serials, 700,000 books and manuscripts and over 2 million technical reports on microfiche. Much of the information is available to the general public and the Institute has an expanding web presence. Research affiliation: Association for Research Libraries.
http://cisti-icist.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/cisti_e.html

Carleton University
Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. In addition to contemporary materials, several special collections are maintained, including scholarly facsimiles of major medieval manuscripts in religion, paleography and art history; 17th and 18th century British history; 17th and 18th century Russian travel and description; French Revolutionary history; 19th century Canadian history; early Canadian literature; the Batchinsky Collection of over half a million items dealing with 19th and 20th century Ukrainian history and politics; and the Novosti Collection of materials dealing with Soviet society from 1917-1991. Research affiliation: Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.library.carleton.ca/

Catholic University of America Library
The center for Catholic higher education in the United States. Maintains collections chemistry, physics, engineering, architecture and mathematics, library studies and information science, music, as well as nursing and biology. Research affiliation: Association of American Universities.
http://libraries.cua.edu/

Center for Jewish History
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.cjh.org/

Chicago Historical Society
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.chicagohs.org/

Clark Art Institute
(Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute) - Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.clarkart.edu/

Cleveland Museum of Art
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.clevelandart.org/

Cleveland Public Library
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.cpl.org/

Colorado State University
Research affiliation: Association of Research Libraries.
http://lib.colostate.edu/

Durham University Library
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.dur.ac.uk/library/

Edison Community College Library
Research affiliation: Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.edisonohio.edu/Library/

Florida Atlantic University
Research affiliation: Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.fau.edu/library/

Florida International University Libraries
Principal facilities are located in Miami, Florida. Principal areas of research include religious studies, Latin American history and Everglades restoration. Research affiliation: Center for Research Libraries.
http://library.fiu.edu/

Florida State University Library
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Research Library Group.
http://www.lib.fsu.edu/

George Washington University's Gelman Library
Research affiliation: Association of Research Libraries.
http://www.gwu.edu/gelman/

Georgia Institute of Technology
Research affiliation: Association of Research Libraries.
http://www.library.gatech.edu/

Getty Research Institute
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.getty.edu/

Hagley Museum and Library
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.hagley.org/

Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
Research libraries in Cincinnati, New York, Los Angeles, and Jerusalem, with collections in Judaica, Hebraica, Near Eastern archaeology, and related fields.
http://www.huc.edu/libraries/

Huntington Library
(Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens) - Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.huntington.org/

Illinois Institute of Technology
Information Center represents an unique research tool in areas of law, international relations, business, and social sciences.
http://www.kentlaw.iit.edu/library/

Image Permanence Institute
A nonprofit, university-based laboratory devoted to preservation research. Provides information, consulting services, practical tools and preservation technology to libraries, archives, and museums worldwide Mission statement and resources.
http://www.imagepermanenceinstitute.org/

Indiana University - Bloomington
Particular emphasis is placed on medicine, the physical sciences, the social sciences and humanities. Research affiliation: Association of American Universities, Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Research Library Group.
http://www.libraries.iub.edu/

Institute for Advanced Study
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.ias.edu/

International Rice Research Institute Library
Maintains a collection of more than 100,000 items dealing with the production and distribution of rice. Links to other resources. Located in the Philippines.
http://ricelib.irri.cgiar.org/

Iowa State University
Research affiliations: Association of American Universities, Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.lib.iastate.edu/

Kent State University Libraries
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.library.kent.edu/

Kimbell Art Museum
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.kimbellart.org/

Lake Forest College
Research affiliation: Center for Research Libraries.
http://library.lakeforest.edu/

Leo Baeck Institute
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.lbi.org/

Library Company of Philadelphia
An independent research library with collections documenting the history and background of American culture from the colonial period to the end of the nineteenth century. Holdings include approximately 500,000 volumes in a wide variety of formats, 75,000 graphics, 160,000 manuscripts, and a small collection of early American art and artifacts. Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.librarycompany.org/

Library of Virginia
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.lva.virginia.gov/

Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Library
Provides research resources including journals, technical reports, conference proceedings, standards, and bibliographic databases. Includes resources developed by the Library Without Walls Project, which conducts digital library research and development.
http://www.lanl.gov/library/

Louisiana State University
Research affiliation: Association of Research Libraries.
http://www.lib.lsu.edu/

Marquette University
Research Affiliation: Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.marquette.edu/library/

Maryland Historical Society
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.mdhs.org/

McGill University Libraries
Features tips on finding information, description of collections, hours of operation and subject guides.
http://www.mcgill.ca/library/

McMaster University
Research affiliation: Association of Research Libraries.
http://library.mcmaster.ca/

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Features information on upcoming museum events, fine art exhibits, special exhibitions, the Met collection and art galleries online.
http://www.metmuseum.org/

Miami University of Ohio
Research affiliation: Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.lib.miamioh.edu/

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.mfa.org/

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.mfah.org/

Museum of Modern Art
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.moma.org/

National Gallery of Art
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.nga.gov/

Natural History Museum (UK)
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.nelson-atkins.org/

Nevada State Library and Archives
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.clan.lib.nv.us/polaris/

New York Historical Society
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.nyhistory.org/

New York Public Library
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Research Library Group.
http://www.nypl.org/

New York State Library
Research affiliation: Association of Research Libraries, Research Library Group.
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/

New York University
Research collections include law, medical and dental studies, environmental medicine, real estate, mathematics, the fine arts, conservation, and near-Eastern studies. Research affiliations: Association of American Universities, Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Research Library Group.
http://library.nyu.edu/

Northwestern University Library
Research collections include African studies; art, architecture, design, and photography; elementary and secondary teaching materials, the Joseph Schaffner Library of business and management science; Seeley G. Mudd Library for Science and Engineering; the Pritzker Legal Research Center; and transportation, government documents, and rare books and manuscripts. Research affiliations: Association of American Universities, Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.library.northwestern.edu/

Ohio University
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.library.ohiou.edu/

Ohio Wesleyan University
Research affiliation: Center for Research Libraries.
http://web.owu.edu/

Oklahoma State University Library
Research affiliation: Association of Research Libraries.
http://www.library.okstate.edu/

Old Sturbridge Village
Research affiliation: Research Library Group
http://www.osv.org/

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.philamuseum.org/

Pierpont Morgan Library
Research affiliations: ACLS, Research Library Group.
http://www.themorgan.org/

Purdue University Libraries
Details on the collections and libraries located at this university.
http://www.lib.purdue.edu/

Queen's University Libraries
Information on the libraries and collections of this system.
http://library.queensu.ca/

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Holds and provides access to books, serials and microforms containing information by and about people of African descent throughout the world, concentrating on the humanities, social sciences, and the arts. Geographically, the collection emphasizes the Americas, the Caribbean and, Sub-Saharan Africa. Research affiliation: New York Public Library.
http://www.nypl.org/locations/schomburg

Sinclair Community College
Research affiliation: Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.sinclair.edu/facilities/library/

Southern Illinois University
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.lib.siu.edu/

St. Louis Art Museum
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.slam.org/

State Library of Florida
Online catalog and other resources available from the State Library. Includes special Floridiana collection featuring historic materials, online maps and state government publications.
http://dlis.dos.state.fl.us/library/

State Library of Ohio
Research affiliation: Center for Research Libraries.
http://library.ohio.gov/

State University of New York - Buffalo
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/

State University of New York - Stony Brook
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Research Library Group.
http://library.stonybrook.edu/

Temple University Libraries
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://library.temple.edu/

The Libraries of Claremont The Colleges
Research affiliations: Center for Research Libraries.
http://voxlibris.claremont.edu/

The University of Akron Libraries
Research affiliations: Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.uakron.edu/libraries/

Tulane University
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://library.tulane.edu/

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.ushmm.org/

Universite Laval
Research affiliation: Association of Research Libraries.
http://www.bibl.ulaval.ca/

University of Alabama Libraries
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.lib.ua.edu/

University of Alberta
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.library.ualberta.ca/

University of Calgary Libraries
Offers details on this library system including staff list, resources, and branch locations.
http://www.ucalgary.ca/library/

University of California - Riverside
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://library.ucr.edu/

University of California - San Diego
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://libraries.ucsd.edu/

University of California, Santa Cruz
Research affiliation: Center for Research Libraries.
http://library.ucsc.edu/

University of Cincinnati Libraries
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.libraries.uc.edu/

University of Dayton
Research affiliation: Center for Research Libraries.
http://library.udayton.edu/

University of Delaware
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.lib.udel.edu/

University of Florida
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Research Library Group.
http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/

University of Georgia
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://scarlett.libs.uga.edu/

University of Guelph
Research affiliation: Association of Research Libraries.
http://www.lib.uoguelph.ca/

University of Hawaii
Research affiliation: Association of Research Libraries.
http://library.manoa.hawaii.edu/

University of Hawaii at Manoa
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.uhm.hawaii.edu/

University of Kentucky
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://libraries.uky.edu/

University of London Library
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.ull.ac.uk/

University of Manitoba
Research affiliation: Association of Research Libraries.
http://www.umanitoba.ca/libraries/

University of Maryland
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.lib.umd.edu/

University of Massachusetts
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.library.umass.edu/

University of Missouri - Columbia
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://mulibraries.missouri.edu/

University of Missouri-Kansas City
Research affiliations: Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.umkc.edu/lib/

University of Missouri-St. Louis
Research Affiliations: Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.umsl.edu/services/library/

University of Newcastle
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://www.newcastle.ac.uk/

University of Oklahoma
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Research Library Group.
http://www-lib.ou.edu/

University of Pittsburgh
Research affiliation: Association of Research Libraries.
http://www.library.pitt.edu/

University of Rochester
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Research Library Group.
http://www.lib.rochester.edu/

University of South Carolina
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.sc.edu/library/

University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.lib.utk.edu/

University of Texas at El Paso Library
Maintains significant special collections include the Chicano Collection, the Judaica Collection, the S. L. A. Marshall Military History Collection, and the Southwest and Border Studies Collections.
http://libraryweb.utep.edu/

University of Washington
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.lib.washington.edu/

University of Washington Law Library
Research affiliation: Research Library Group.
http://lib.law.washington.edu/

Utah State University
Research affiliation: Center for Research Libraries.
https://library.usu.edu/

Washington State University
Research affiliations: Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/

Wayne State University
Research affiliation: Association of Research Libraries.
http://library.wayne.edu/

Wisconsin Historical Society Library
Contains approximately 3.4 million items relating to the history and prehistory of North America and serves as the American history library for the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/libraryarchives/

Youngstown State University
Research affiliation: Center for Research Libraries.
http://www.maag.ysu.edu/