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NYC’s Biggest Museum Has Put 50 Years of Art Books Online…for Free

At New York City’s most-visited museum, you will experience over 5,000 years of art from around the world. Now you don’t even have to travel to the Upper East Side to get inspired because the Met offers an online database of over 1,500 titles of mostly art books, online publications, bulletins, and journals from the last five decades for you to enjoy for free.



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Met Publications is the name of the website in which you can indulge in reading all those art books you cannot afford, sieve through journals written by those at the top of their fields, and enjoy the aesthetically pleasing interface complete with a detailed search engine and links to categories such as ‘Recently Published,’ ‘Favourite Titles,’ ‘Books With Full Text Online,’ and ‘Notable Exhibition Catalogues.’



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What’s really cool is that readers can locate works of art from the Met’s collection that feature in every book recorded in the last 60 years. Users now have access to out-of-print publications and can browse through staff-chosen lists!


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