Click Sign In in the upper right corner of the screen.
Click AIC/SAIC login.
Enter the credentials you use to access your ARTIC email account.
We will do our best to deliver materials as quickly as possible. If an item is marked as available in the onsite stacks, you should receive notification that it was delivered to the reading room the same business day. Materials from Offsite-NU may take up to a week from the point the item was requested to be delivered to the hold shelf in the reading room. Materials from the Backlog may take up to three weeks from the point the item was requested to be delivered to the reading room hold shelf for you to pick up.
Input a keyword into the box and click Search to begin searching the online library catalog.
Online catalogs and databases maintained by the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries and Art Institute of Chicago Archives:
Make requests for materials that are not owned by the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries:
Find library information:
A list of online guides and bibliographies developed by Ryerson & Burnham librarians to assist research on a variety of art historical and architectural topics, including provenance research, building history, appraisal and preservation resources, Chicago neighborhood research, and the history of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Digital collection catalogs available freely online. Catalogs offer detailed art historical context, provenance history, and scientific analysis of artworks in the Art Institute of Chicago's collections.
Ryerson & Burnham Libraries
email@example.com: for reference assistance, library orientation information, questions on interlibrary loan, and questions on library access and services. The following staff can also assist with these types of questions:
Aaron Rutt (x3-3936)
Jenn Smith (x7-7103)
firstname.lastname@example.org: for questions on circulation, offsite materials, bulk returns, and scanning requests. The following staff can also assist with these types of questions:
Abby Adams (x3-3667)
The Art Institute of Chicago Archives
For information on our collections, the history of the Art Institute and the School of the Art Institute, donation proposals, corrections, comments, and general questions, please contact Archives staff at email@example.com.