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Contemporary Glass Research Tips
We have highlighted a few studio and contemporary glass resources in this guide.
General Information about Finding Resources at the Rakow Library of The Corning Museum of Glass
Rakow Library Catalog
Search the Rakow Library Catalog for books, articles, images, and online resources relating to contemporary glass, studio glass, specific artists, etc.
Glass Article Index - Rakow Library
The Rakow Library currently subscribes to hundreds of journals, magazines, and newsletters, including many relating to contemporary art, art history, design, architecture, collectibles, and related subjects. The Glass Article Index includes citations and annotations for thousands of articles. It is not a full-text database, but once you have the information about articles you would like to read, you can find them at the Rakow or other libraries or request them via Interlibrary Loan.
Corning Museum of Glass
Search the CMoG website for “contemporary glass” to find blogs, articles, our glass dictionary, videos and much more
Rakow Library - Interlibrary Loan
The Rakow Library lends thousands of books and makes copies of articles available via Interlibrary Loan. (We do not loan videos.) For more information, please check this link.
The Rakow Library's Resource Guides (LibGuides) provide additional information about contemporary glassmaking techniques; for example, explore glassblowing, flameworking, kilnworking, beadmaking, coldworking, or view more specific guides for Venetian style glassblowing, color, and more.
Find Answers to Your Glass Questions
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Rakow Research Library Hours
Open by appointment only
Phone and Appointment Hours:
Chat with a Librarian:
10:00am-12:00pm and 2pm-4pm
Hours vary. To see list of available appointment times, visit reserve.cmog.org.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a cooperative library service that allows you to borrow materials through your local library.
For more information visit our ILL page or e-mail ILL@cmog.org.