Scholes Library

  • Academic

Scholes Library is a special academic library that serves as an information resource for the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, as well as for the greater international arts and sciences research community.

Statistics and History

  • Constructed: 1990
  • In Honor of: Samuel R. Scholes, Sr.
  • In this building: Scholes Library

About this Facility

The library has an unparalleled collection of materials on ceramic art, science, engineering and technology, as well as extensive holdings in photography, sculpture, art history, glass art, electronic media and other areas of art and design.

A Special Collections room houses original theses, rare books and artists' books. Other facilities include a 24-hour study room; an extensive slide library; audiovisual and computer data projection facilities for individual or group use; and original documents and photographs in the archives.

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