Libraries + Collections

Architecture and Design Subject Library

Hodges Library, the central library facility for the UT Knoxville campus, has multiple resources for our students. Its Architecture and Design Subject Guide provides quick access to articles, books, films, news and new research information. Additionally, the resource provides sources for information about architects and buildings, green architecture, planning and construction, interior architecture/design and landscape architecture.

Students or faculty who need assistance with their research and resource needs should contact Chris Eaker, the UT Architecture and Design Subject Librarian.


Materials Lab (MatLab)

Our Materials Lab, known as the MatLab, is a valuable resource that provides building and design samples for all students in the college to check out and use in their research and projects. The lab space was renovated in 2022 and now includes a classroom and lecture meeting space available to Interior Architecture faculty, who can reserve the space using the e-mail address below.

  • Rm. 309, Art + Architecture Building
  • Hours are posted each semester


Graphic Design Resource Room

The Graphic Design Resource Room is a production facility for our students located in Rm. 341 of the Art + Architecture Building. The equipment available for use include:

  • Book binding (both spiral and glue)
  • Oversized Epson printer printing 3 feet wide and unlimited linear feet (costs are posted)
  • Photo-documentation area
  • Color tabloid laser printer
  • B&W tabloid laser printer
  • Oversize professional trimmer
  • Button maker


The Studio at the Library

The Studio, located in 235 Hodges Library on our campus, is a media production lab. Open to UT students, staff and faculty, the studio provides computers, software and staff to assist you in the creation of media-enhanced educational projects.


Hodges Library Media Pool

Located in UT’s Hodges Library is the media pool that loans to students a range of audio and visual equipment, including video and audio recorders, cameras, cd/dvd media players, projectors, lighting kits, tripods, laptops, iPads.


Tennessee Research and Creative Exchange

Trace is a digital archive that showcases and preserves published and unpublished works by faculty, departments, programs, research centers and institutes The research and works of Architecture and Design faculty and graduate students may be submitted to and accessed from Trace. All graduate students’ thesis projects are digitized and archived by the UT Library.