Phone: 302-622-8867 Extension: 311
Library details: Edgar A. Thronson Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Delaware College of Art and Design (view map) . The collection of the library contains 18,500 volumes. The library circulates 7,000 items per year. The library serves a population of 160 FTE Enrollment.
Other Info: The Edgar A. Thronson art library houses a collection of more than 18,500 books, videos, sound files, digital images, electronic resources, as well as subscriptions to art and design periodicals. The collection of art and design resources supports and supplements DCAD's intellectual and artistic goals; with particularly strong collections in animation, art history, fine arts, graphic design, illustration, interior design, and photography. The collection is focused primarily on fine and applied arts in support of the curriculum and includes books, periodicals, videos, DVDs and sound files. The electronic resources provide students access to articles from over 600 art and design publications, scholarly introductions to artistic periods, artist biographies as well as high-quality images. All of these electronic resources are available to students anywhere with an internet connection and in the library from any of its 10 computer stations. In addition to these computer research stations, the library also provides wireless access, a printer, three color scanners, a black and white copier and comfortable study space. To help students effectively utilize these resources the Library Director is available to provide Information Literacy instruction through reference assistance, in-class presentations, to work with students individually, to manage course reserves, and invite acquisitions requests. Materials not available within our collection may be requested through InterLibrary Loan or by visiting one of the many library collections in this area; including Delaware Public Libraries, University of Delaware, Delaware Art Museum, Winterthur Library, and the Delaware Historical Society Research Library.
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Organizational structure: The library is part of a privately-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.
Academic Level: The library Serves an educational institution at the Community College level.
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|WorldCat Registry ID||3604|
Record History: This listing was created on Aug 7, 2014 and was last modified on Jan 2, 2017.
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