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Papers on display in the exhibit

A Dream Realized

The Paper Legacy Collection of American Decorated Paper, 1960s to 2000s
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From Waves to Wigs

Exploring Hair History Books in The Costume Institute Library
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Exploring Art and Libraries

Highlights from the ARLIS/NA Conference in Mexico City
Sleeping Beauty wakes from her slumber

The Transforming Book

Conservation of a “Blow Book”
Text that reads "So is this the future?

Celebrating the 14th Annual International Zine Month

A look at Watson Library’s growing collection of zines
Cart of books

Where’s Karl?

Fashion Research in The Costume Institute Library
Cover of Starving Artists’ Restaurant Guide

Chinatown(s) and the City

Documenting Iconic American Neighborhoods
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Reflections on Spiritual Resistance

Building the Artists of the Holocaust Collection in Watson Library
Wall of Met publications

Yes, There's a Library Here!

Meet Thomas J. Watsons Library's Instruction Teams
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A Snapshot of Black Photographers in Watson Library's Collection

Celebrating Black History Month in the Stacks
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