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Library News

New hours for Far Eastern Library


From July 9 to October 31, 2014, the Far Eastern Library opens daily from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  Please call 416-586-5595 (10:00 am-12:00 noon) or 416-586-5718 (1:00-4:00 pm) for more information.

Closure notice: The Far Eastern Library will be closed from September 29 to October 10, 2014, and reopening on October 14, 2014 (Tuesday).

New Archivist/Records Manager


The ROM Library & Archives welcomes Charlotte Chaffey as our new Archivist/Records Manager.  Charlotte comes from the York University where she was a records manager in the Information and Privacy Office.

Museum Archives Special Collections


An alphabetical list of the Museum Archives' Special Collections holdings has been added to the Museum Archives page. It includes links to detailed descriptions of the collections where available.

Acquisitions Highlights

Click on the individual image in the montage for more information on the title.

2014.08.12 posting:

Swords and swordsmenEcology and evolution of dung beetlesThe book of symbolsGolden visions of DensatilCoatsHeroic AfricansField Guide to butterflies of OntarioSilver Treasures from the land of ShebaHatsDinosaurs and other ReptilesInside the museumHomology, genes and evolutionary innovationThe Jewish wardrobeThe dawn of Egyptian artLe decorateur et l'amateur d'artMexican textilesVincennes and early sevres porcelainThe mythology of plantsLes vases de sevresBeetles of eastern North AmericaMasterpieces of Chinese paintingsHistory of ChromolithographyCelts in the AmericasArts of NigeriaFashion VictimsBirds of paradiseAncient lives new discoveriesThomas Bewick

2014.07.08 posting:

Entire city projectExemplary women of early ChinaVery vintageUrban explorationsFirst brushEgyptian RenaissanceV&ATrilobite bookSilk and colourTreasures from KoreaFluid preservationCurating biocultural collectionsMammals of AustraliaChang Chao tangTracks & signsDoreCincinnati silverVesalius at 500Origins of Italian fashionUnder a green skyCollecting textilesNature of empiresSafari CompanionSharksAnatolian carpetsEarly Palaeozoic BiogeographyBotanic chicEmperor Huizong

2014.05.01 posting:

Every Object has a StoryQinThe Diaghilev BalletThe Memorial Art GalleryArtists, Patrons, and the PublicForbidden CityEmpress Dowager CixiSilent WingsDaimyo TeienCommissioni ducaliTaimaderaArt of BulgariIdo Tea BowlsSkeletal Muscle StructureMoon BirdA Feathered River Across the SkyAbsintheFrom Meteorite ImpactSillaSattriyaSilver Collector's LexiconHakuinLate Pleistocene archaeologyHummingbirdsScugog Carrying PlaceFrom PompeiiAbusir and Saqqara