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Special Collections

Subjects: Library Resources

Rhode Island College Records

1940 Rhode Island College Yearbook.Rhode Island College Yearbooks (1926-2007) are available in the fourth floor Special Collections area.  Additional copies of yearbooks, with gaps, are housed on Level 2.

Rhode Island College Course Catalogs (1854-Present) are available in the fourth floor Special Collections area.

Papers of the Rhode Island College Presidents and the Rhode Island Normal School records and archives are also available in the fourth floor Special Collections area.

Student Theses and Honors Projects

1 print copy of each thesis and honors project is submitted to the library and is kept in the college archives

The library has begun to digitize college theses and honors projects.  Click below to view the digital collections.

Faculty and Staff Publications

As part of the archives, the library collects publications authored by RIC faculty and staff. These are available in the Faculty Publications Case located in the main lobby of the library. Specific publications can be searched through the library catalog.  

Faculty Publications can also be found on our Digital Commons site. For more information contact kayton@ric.edu.

College Publicatons

Back Issues of College Publications available in the College Archives:

What's News (Main College Newspaper): 1980-    Current issues available online.

The Anchor (Student Newspaper): 1927-Present

Alumni Office Publications

Institutional Reports

Accreditation Reviews

Alumni Publications

James P. Adams Library welcomes donations of published works by Rhode Island College alumni for its Special Collections Department. If you have published a book and wish to be included in our Alumni Publications collection, please send a copy of your book to Debra Thomson, library gifts coordinator. Please sign the book and include your class year in the inscription.

Publications by Alumni of the College.  These are available in the Alumni Publications Case located in the main lobby of the library.  Individual titles and authors can be searched through the library catalog.

Complete List of Alumni Publications