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Summer 2024 Closure: Home

This guide has information about accessing Art Library resources and services during the summer 2024 closure.

Summer 2024 Closure

Bridwell Art Library will be closed due to the Schneider Hall HVAC replacement from May 3-August 21. Art Library employees will be working in Ekstrom Library, but the collections will be unavailable for the duration of the project.

Contact Us

Please contact Bridwell Art Library if you have questions about accessing library resources or services in summer 2024.


Submit questions to the chat box on the library's homepage.

Research Consultations:
Schedule a research appointment via Microsoft Teams.

Director, Bridwell Art Library

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Courtney Stine
Schneider Hall 102A
Subjects: Art

Art Library Resources and Services

Access Materials

Since the Art Library will be closed and the collections unavailable, you can request any items owned by the Art Library through Interlibrary Loan

Renew Materials

You can renew books through your library account. If unable to renew, contact for assistance.

Return Materials

You can return library books to the Ekstrom Library circulation desk or any Ekstrom Library book drops.

Bridwell Art Library has a number of online resources that are available off-campus.

Off-Campus Login: Login with your ULink ID and Password to access databases and articles.




UofL has a subscription to A&AePortal ( Art & Architecture e-Portal) which provides access to important art and art history scholarly books from some of the world's finest publishers and museums such as Art Institute of Chicago, Princeton, and Yale University Press

Other E-Books Resources:


Image Resources



Faculty Support: Use the faculty guide to learn about the Art Library and access resources related to art history, studio art, and design.

Student Success: Use the student guide to learn about art research and discover resources related to art history, studio art, and design.

Research Consultations: Students can schedule online research appointments. Research consultations are available virtually through Microsoft Teams. The Art Librarian will send a link to the online meeting before the appointment.

Research Guides: Browse the list of research guides to find information about library resources curated especially for art courses and topics.

Research DIY: Super-fast tutorials to get you on the right track with research.

Productive Researcher Portal: Advanced research tips and tools for graduate students and faculty.

Printing & Copying

Ekstrom Library has several machines for printing, scanning, and copying. Only 8.5x11 size paper is available. 


For high resolution scanning, the Art Library's flatbed scanner has a screen size up to 17”x12” and is available for use by appointment during summer 2024. There is no cost for scanning to email or to a thumb drive when using the flatbed scanner.

Visit the FAQ page. Note the FAQ may not apply to our temporary closure in summer 2024.

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