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NYU Libraries is pleased to resume services to a broad range of external community members including NYU Consortium students and faculty, NYU alumni, and external community members. For more information check our access guide.

All library visitors must be sponsored by NYU staff before their visit as per the University's visitor policy. Access must be requested in advance, we cannot accommodate walk-in visitors. Please contact the collections directly for appointment and research-related questions.
  • For U.S. and U.N. Documents please request access at least two business days before your preferred visit dates.
  • For Special Collections appointments must be scheduled at least three days in advance.
Visit the Using the Libraries section of our website for more details about building and collection access.

Special Collections

NYU Special Collections

NYU Special Collections—Fales Library, Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Archives, and University Archives—are by appointment only. Plan your visit to the NYU Special Collections Center at Bobst Library

Poly Archives & Special Collections

The Poly Archives & Special Collections held at Bern Dibner Library in Brooklyn are appointment only. Plan your visit to the Poly Archives

U.S. & U.N. Documents Collections

United States Government Documents and United Nations Documents collections held at Bobst Library are available for public use.