The Cornish Library offers a specialized collection of visual and performing arts materials in support of the college’s curriculum. General Education and Humanities & Sciences subjects are also covered in support of classes taught at Cornish. You can search all these materials in the Cornish Library Catalog.
For topics not covered in the campus library collection, and more arts materials, students have access to a large online electronic book collection as well as a variety of online research databases. You can search these online digital collections on the library's Databases guide. The library also offers Interlibrary Loan Service.
Collection Size as of June 2018
|Archival Materials||34 boxes|
|Online Digital Collections||Database Titles|
|Electronic Books||150,340||EBook Central and Ebooks on EbscoHost|
|Full-text Journals||12,390||ProQuest Research Library, Art Source, JSTOR Arts & Sciences III, Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text, International Bibliography of Theater and Dance with Full Text, Chronicle of Higher Education|
|Digital Images||1.9 million||Artstor|
|Streaming Music Tracks||1.5 million||NAXOS Music Library - Classical and Jazz|
|Streaming Videos||2,500||NAXOS Video Library and On the Boards.tv|
|Online Encyclopedias||4||Britannica Online Academic Edition, The International Encyclopedia of Dance, Oxford Art Online (including Grove Dictionary of Art), and Oxford Music Online (including Grove Dictionary of Music)|