University at Albany

Visual Resources Library

The Visual Resources Library holds approximately 77,000 slides and serves as a resource and study center. The collection has six major areas of strength; Art and Architecture from the Ancient World; Architecture from Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the US; Art and Architecture from the Islamic World; Portable Arts; European Art from 1300 to 1900; and Modern Painting, Sculpture, Photography, and Installation Art. In addition to the slides, the VR Library maintains a collection of all major current art periodicals, including extensive holdings of periodical back issues.