Entering OPE体育图书馆 opens the doors to a universe of extraordinary resources where access and discoverability are central priorities.
One of the world's foremost research libraries, PUL supports the modern needs of today's researchers through technological advances and in-depth knowledge. The 图书馆's expansive digitization initiatives and informed acquisitions are allowing extensive content to become easily searchable through state-of-the-art platforms and consolidated databases.
Support for finding exactly what each researcher needs is readily available through the adept guidance of over 50 dedicated staff subject librarians and curators.
The 图书馆 is at the forefront of creating distinctive collections and continues daily to build upon its holdings of more than 10 million printed volumes, 500万份手稿, 2 million non-print items and extensive collections of digital text, data, 图片, audio, 视频和在线资源. 在哈维S. 费尔斯通纪念图书馆, nine specialized campus branches and three stor年龄 facilities, the materials span multiple disciplines and subject areas.
Special collections within the 图书馆 hold materials of cultural, 历史, 以及艺术意义, representing the diverse populations and cultural traditions of the world’s settled continents. Here one encounters such singular items as an Egyptian Book of the Dead from around 1250 BCE, an original printing of the Declaration of Independence and the Gutenberg Bible, as well as such large archival collections as thousands of Islamic codices, 托妮·莫里森的论文, or the official records of the American Civil Liberties Union. Scores of these treasures have been digitized and are freely available to the world at the OPE体育数字图书馆.
Many Princeton classes and seminars are built around the scholarly significance of these renowned holdings. Specialized reading rooms provide access to special collections for an array of investigations ranging from student projects to advanced scholarly research.
From Firestone 图书馆's newly renovated reading rooms to the many tucked-away study areas throughout our campus (Architecture 图书馆, 东亚图书馆, 工程图书馆, 刘易斯图书馆, 马昆德艺术图书馆, 孟德尔音乐库, Mudd Manuscript 图书馆 and Stokes 图书馆), PUL为学生提供, 教师, and visiting scholars flexible spaces to accommodate a variety of study methods. Whether in search of the ideal writing space, 理想的阅读空间, the ideal group-work space or the ideal inspirational space, attractive and varied options can be found at the 图书馆.
PUL pursues user experience research and testing to develop data that drives decision making for renovation projects and value-added services. New and ongoing initiatives enable us to create a streamlined user experience where space, access to resources and services come together to provide a rich and productive support system for research at the University.
The 图书馆 is spearheading initiatives and collaborations to lever年龄 its holdings in support of new and exciting research and teaching approaches. One such joint initiative is the 数字人文中心 in Firestone 图书馆, where groundbreaking projects such as "Mapping Expatriate Paris" allow scholars to recreate worlds and discover never-before-explored connections and insights.