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Resources for Rare Books: An Annotated Bibliography: Princeton University Library Specific

Special Collections Guides & Publications


  • Guide to Topics This guide is an Oxford Companion style reference work presenting capsule summaries regarding holdings relevant to more than 300 topics. The primary resource for brief introductions to particular fields and subjects within the department's print holdings. 
  • Princeton University Library Chronicle An interdisciplinary journal whose mission is to publish articles of scholarly importance and general interest based on research in the collections of the Princeton University Libraries. The Chronicle is published three times a year (Autumn, Winter, Spring) under the sponsorship of the Friends of the Princeton University Library. Volumes 1-60 available online. The first resource when searching for the history of a collection or an item within the deparment's holdings.  

Website on the History of the Princeton University Library

Princeton University Online & Print Catalogues

Print Resources