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Most of Vassar Library's extensive physical collections are housed in the Thompson Library and are accessible through the libraries' online catalog. We also subscribe to thousands of journals and other online materials.
Use the online catalog to search for materials, including reserve materials. Our Discover service provides access to catalog entries, databases, journal articles, and more.
Archives & Special Collections Library
The Catherine Pelton Durrell '25 Archives and Special Collections Library is the principal repository of the College's noteworthy collections of rare books, manuscripts, archival records of Vassar College, and other special materials. It is located in the Main Library, on the ground floor of the Ingram Library addition (north end).
The Art and Music Libraries' collections, while separated physically from the Thompson Library collections, are accessible through the libraries' online catalog. The Music Library is in Skinner Hall. The Art Library collection is housed in Van Ingen, between the Thompson Library and Taylor Hall. The Visual Resources collection, available through the Luna database, is managed by the Art Library.
Digital Window is Vassar College's institutional repository, reflecting the research and scholarly output of the Vassar College community. It provides access to many collections, most notably a variety of senior theses and projects from disciplines ranging from American Culture to Urban Studies.