Parsons Paris

Parsons Paris.


Culture and Place: Libraries

ANGELO Donghia Materials Library and Study Center

The Angelo Donghia Materials Library and Study Center, funded by the Angelo Donghia Foundation, consists of a library, a gallery, a computer lab, and a lecture hall. The library allows students and faculty to review and check out state-of-the-art resources, putting the latest and most exclusive materials at their fingertips. Regular exhibitions at the gallery run by a full-time curator are open to the public, creating an open forum and dialogue with the larger interior design community.

The Adam and Sophie Gimbel Library

A resource collection supporting art, architecture, and design degree programs offered by the Parsons The New School for Design. The collection consists of approximately 45,000 book volumes, 350 periodical titles (200 current), 70,000 slides and 45,000 picture files. Special Collections holdings number over 4,000, including many rare and valuable items.

The Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Archives Center at Gimbel Library

A repository for archival materials relating to the history of art and design, with a special focus on the history of the school and the careers of its faculty, students, alumni, and other associates.

New School University Libraries

In addition to the Gimbel Library at Parsons, degree students have access to the Raymond Fogelman Library, Visual Resource Collection, and Harry Scherman Library.

Consortium Libraries

The university is a member of the Research Library Associate of South Manhattan, which provides degree students with access to collections at New York University, Cooper Union, New-York Historical Society, and other institutions.