Hillyer Art Library is one of
three branch libraries at Smith. It provides broad-based coverage
of the history, theory, criticism, and practice of the visual arts.
The collections support teaching and research in almost all fields
of art and include special resources in extensive microform holdings,
such as American Architectural Books, the Marbuger Index, and the
Biblioteca Cicognara. The library is used by scholars from the Five
Colleges and throughout New England.
The new library covers 16,200
gross square feet on three floors, with floor-to-ceiling glass on
the first and second floors offering spectacular views of the campus's