low bookshelves in Wertz library
aisle between bookshelves in Wertz library
architectural models atop low bookshelves in Wertz library
touchscreen in Wertz library, reading

Wertz Art and Architecture Library

The W. W. Wertz Art and Architecture Library is a branch of the Miami University Library system located in Alumni Hall. It includes holdings for art, architecture, landscape architecture, photography, and interior design. The library provides access to over 200 current journal titles in print or electronic format, and houses a collection of over 65,000 print volumes. It also provides access to a growing collection of electronic books.

  • The library provides access to numerous important databases and online resources, including the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals, Art Full Text, Art Bibliographies Modern, and ARTstor.
  • The W. W. Wertz Art and Architecture Library also lends equipment such as laptops, power cords, cameras, graphic tablets, and also provides access to computers, printing, copying, and scanning. 
  • The Miami University Library system is a member of OhioLINK, a consortium of 88 Ohio colleges and universities plus the State Library of Ohio, and provides access to millions of book and journal titles.