Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Warning to Researchers!

Today Jack Perry Brown, the Director of the Art Institute of Chicago's Ryerson and Burnham Libraries, announced the following:

As part of institution-wide budget reductions, the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago will reduce public service hours starting July 6, 2009. Check the Libraries’ web site for new hours:
In addition to reductions in staffing and operational budgets in the museum’s Ryerson Library, administration of the Maclean Visual Resources Collection has been transferred to the School of the Art Institute’s John M. Flaxman Library.

The New York State Historical Society also announced that it has switched its access policy to "by appointment only," effective 14 July - 15 September 2009.

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