Libraries and Archives
The Architecture Library is located on the top floor of Knowlton Hall and consists of over 50,000 volumes and a listing of over 150 periodicals. There are provisions for state-of-the-art, on-site use of and remote access to electronic information resources. The facility features video equipment, scanners, and microfilm collections.The library also houses many pieces included in the School’s Classic Furniture Collection. Students can keep up-to-date on the latest books, periodicals and other resources added to the collections by following a blog produced by Library.
Knowlton School Digital Library
The Knowlton School Digital Library hosts state-of-the-art image collections that support the Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and City and Regional Planning curricula in the Knowlton School. Through online resources, faculty and students can access high-quality images and multimedia files for use in research, study, or course work. The Library's exemplary teaching and research collections have helped to establish the School as an international resource for the study of design and planning. The constantly growing database contains thousands of images that can be accessed in seconds using powerful search and browse tools.
Herman J. Albrecht Library of Historical Architecture
The Herman J. Albrecht Library of Historical Architecture, located in The Ohio State University's William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library, was established and endowed by Robert S. and Margaret V. Albrecht in tribute to the career of the respected Ohio architect, Herman J. Albrecht, Robert's father. The library includes books previously housed in Herman's architectural office as well as architectural sketches, renderings, drawings and photographs of Herman Albrecht's work.
Herrick Building Archives
The Herrick Building Archive contains John Herrick's research regarding known structures at The Ohio State University from the inception of the University in the 1870s through 1988. Herrick's research forms an unprecedented and comprehensive history of both the structures at the University and campus planning efforts.