Lilly Library holdings include about 460,000 books, more than 120,000 pieces of sheet music, and more than 8.5 million manuscripts. Access to these items is provided through IUCAT, Archives Online, and other finding aids, both printed and online.
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Helpful finding aids like our manuscripts index, card catalog, and special card files are not online. We can help you navigate these resources.
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We can make PDFs, digital images, and other reproductions of Lilly Library materials to meet your needs. Fees help us pay for this service.
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If you plan to use Lilly Library materials in a book, article, or other publication, we ask that you fill out our Permission to Publish form. We do not own reproduction rights to most of the material in the collection, so you may also need to secure permission from copyright holders.
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