A collection of books that have been made by artists. The books are works of art, and come in many forms.
Artists' Books Collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 3080 Artists Books
- Dates of Creation[20th century-21st century]
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 shelves
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The collection was started in 1985 by acquiring books created by Oxford Polytechnic students. Since then donations have also been received, and a number of text-based artists' books have been acquired.
Conditions Governing Access
Before your first visit to the Special Collections Reading Room please complete a Reading Room registration form. The form is also available from the Headington Library Enquiry Desk. Internal staff and students will be asked to show their University ID card, and external applicants should bring proof of address
Applicants are bound by the Reading Room regulations.
The Reading Room is open between 1pm and 5pm, Monday to Friday, during the University semesters (dates available here) and researchers can visit by prior appointment outside these times; Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm. Please email us to arrange a visit or if you have any queries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Finding Aids
Please use the Library Catalogue, available at www.brookes.ac.uk/library, to search for items in this collection
Further accruals expected.