Libraries & Collections

Architecture Library -  Housing collections to support the School of Architecture, Art, and Historic Preservation programs, this library is open 92 hours per week and contains 25,000 volumes, a digital collection of more than 45,000 images, and subscriptions to more than 140 periodicals and journals in print, along with electronic access to many hundreds of others.

University Archives - The University Archives is the official repository for Roger Williams University and its predecessors. In addition to University records, the Archives also collects materials related to the history of Bristol and the East Bay area. It is home to the Roger Williams Family Association Papers and bound copies of The Bristol Phoenix from about 1840-1960. The Archives also houses the University’s Special Collections.

RWU Authors Collection - The RWU Authors Collection features books and media by full and part-time members of the RWU community. 

Faculty Scholarship Register - The Faculty Scholarship Register promotes recent research and artistic accomplishments of the Roger Williams University faculty members and fosters the continuing development of our institutional repository, DOCS@RWU and the RWU Author's Collection.