About Fisk Library
The Fisk University John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library is the academic hub of the university, working to support the academic programs by providing books, electronic resources, and other materials. The present building was completed in 1969 and opened in January 1970. It houses over 200,000 volumes. Special Collections is a major national resource for the study of the African-American experience.
The library catalog identifies materials in the Franklin library which includes Special Collections. These materials include: books, government publications, electronic journals, music scores, maps and other cataloged items.