Welcome to the Y.T. and Louise Lee Lum Library
More than 90 years of appraisal knowledge at your fingertips.
Visit the Lum Library
The Lum Library is open to the public for limited research although an online account is required.
AI Designated Members, Candidates for Designation, Practicing Affiliates, and Affiliates have access to the full text of documents. Interested in joining?
The Lum Library is Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and American Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant and fully accessible on mobile devices.
Funded by the Appraisal Institute Education and Relief Foundation, the Lum Library is a resource to explore appraisal topics, and a mainstay for valuation professionals in their daily work. The library’s search strategies, subject terms and categories have been tailored to concepts that appraisers frequently use. Find information by searching the library’s databank, browsing prepared bibliographies, and discovering external resources.
Can’t find what you’re looking for? A professional librarian/archivist is available to help you with your research.
Articles, books, e-books, market research e-handbooks, additional information sources – it’s all there, available to you 24/7.