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Searching the library collection

Not sure where to start?

Some terms you could use when searching the collection:

  • glass, "studio glass", "art glass", "Kiln-formed glass"
  • ceramics, pottery, porcelain
  • methods, tips, techniques, throwing, flameworking, glazes

Try some of the example searches below. These searches are broad enough to allow you to find and explore a wide range of resources.

There are also many excellent freely available online sources such as Ceramics Arts Daily, which provides articles, videos, forums and more.

Search Tip: look at the subject headings shown on the item record to see similar resources relating to that particular topic or subject. 


Corning Museum of Glass

See All About Glass for a wide range of resources including a glass dictionary, historical timeline, "meet the artists" podcasts and videos of techniques employed by glassblowers.

Feature artists

Select a name to search the library collection for publications by or about that artist

Other links may be provided to the artist's website, interviews or further material on the artist


Dale Chihuly

Paul Stankard

Klaus Moje

Clare Belfrage

Tom Moore

Nick Mount