Decker Library

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Your Gateway to Art and Design Exploration

Dive into our rich collection of academic articles, scholarly writings, images, streaming videos, and more. Whether you're on a quest for a specific piece or exploring options to borrow from other libraries, Decker Library is here to assist you.

  • Scope: We're dedicated to supporting the curriculum in visual culture, including the intricate relationship between art and culture, as well as connections with other artistic disciplines.
  • Emphasis: Our collection shines a spotlight on the transformative 20th and 21st-century visual art and design landscape. We take pride in focusing on underrepresented voices, including LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC artists, ensuring a diverse and inclusive repository.

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Most items are available for checkout and you can use eBooks right now!

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We offer articles, images, and streaming video through several databases, with most integrated into our catalog, but not all.

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Special Collections at Decker Library feature rare and historic items, including artists' books and MICA historical materials.

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