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Library Stack is a web resource of ebooks, audio files, podcasts, videos and digital documents published in the fields of contemporary art, architecture, cinema, design, philosophy, and visual culture 

PLEASE NOTE: In order to use Library Stack you have to make an account using your email address and selecting the school in the dropdown menu upon registration. You will be sent a validation link which will allow you to have access on and off campus

  • Library Stack offers a catalog of open access born-digital media from artists, designers, critics, theorists and philosophers
  • Library Stack also offers Reserved Circulation, a lending platform and interlibrary loan consortium for independent commercial ebooks and iOS software from artists and designers


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