Search the 'Books & More' tab on the library website using keywords in the title, author, or subject, or the ISBN.
Ebooks can be accessed through links under the 'Online Access' section of the page.
Physical books are arranged using Library of Congress classification. The New School students can borrow or request materials to pick up at any of our locations:
Use Consortium Libraries (NYU, Cooper Union, New York School of Interior Design) with your New School ID card.
Three ways to find related books:
Login to the library catalog to see more access options:
METRO: Resource-sharing service for New York City area libraries. Onsite access only. (No borrowing privileges).
Request a Purchase of any books that you need for your research.
Design Studies books can be found at all New School Library locations, but are primarily located at:
University Center NK - History of Design and Curatorial Studies Research Guide
University Center TS - Product Design Research Guide
University Center TT - Textiles Research Guide
List Center - Humanities and Social Sciences - Strategic Design and Management Research Guide
Experiment with related, broader, and narrower keywords.
Combine keywords or subject headings using Boolean logic to create a targeted search.
Many materials are classified according to geography. Try names of cities, countries, and regions.
Try searching by decade (using various spellings "sixties" "60s" 1960s) or by century (20th century). Specific years (2001) usually won't yield many results.
Decoration and ornament
Design -- Philosophy
Design -- Social aspects
Design -- History