Special Collections Librarian: Claudia Covert
Special Collections includes nearly 20,000 important and rare printed books, periodicals, and artist' books that date from as early as the 16th century to present. Historical as well as contemporary materials cover the fine arts, architecture, photography, decorative arts, and design. These collections provide primary resources and inspirational materials for the RISD community and outside researchers.
Browse the Special Collections:
Annual Student Artists' Book Juried Contest + Exhibition
Dazzle Print Collection