William L. Clements Library

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Catalog and Finding Aids

Library Catalog Search: Use the online catalog for books, maps, and selected graphics and manuscript collections.

Manuscripts Division Finding Aids: Search Manuscripts finding aids for collection descriptions and contents lists of manuscript collections.

Graphics Division Finding Aids: Search Graphics finding aids for collection descriptions and contents lists for visual materials collections.

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Digitized Collections

Online Exhibits: We present a number of our past Library exhibits in digital format on our website.

Digitized Books in HathiTrust: HathiTrust, a digital library created by a partnership of academic and research institutions, includes some books digitized at the Clements Library. This is a growing collection.

The Clements Library Image Bank: This collection includes prints, photographs and maps digitized from our collections. This is a growing collection.

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The Quarto and American Magazine: Past issues of The Quarto and The American Magazine are available on our website. The Quarto is a semi-annual publication of the Clements Library Associates.

Electronic Newsletter: The electronic newsletter is aimed at faculty, staff, and students of the University of Michigan. It includes upcoming events, online resources, and articles highlighting recent acquisitions and collections with research potential.

Clements Library Chronicles Blog: The Library blog shares news and information from the Clements Library for a general audience.

Directory of Early Michigan Photographers, by David V. Tinder (pdf): This directory identifies virtually every known commercial and significant amateur photographer that worked in the state of Michigan from the first known appearances in the 1840s into the early twentieth century.

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Event Videos: Courtesy of the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, we are now able to offer video recordings of some of our past events and lectures.

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