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Service Update: August 30, 2022

Onsite access to NYU Libraries for external researchers:
  • All visitors to NYU Campus buildings, including the Library, must be cleared in advance by submitting proof of Covid vaccination and booster (if eligible) to NYU’s portal.
  • Appointments for external researchers must be scheduled as far in advance as possible of your preferred date(s).
  • Please read the University Policy for visitors prior to requesting an appointment.

In-person appointments may be available for current NYU students, faculty and staff.

Please contact the collections directly for appointment and research-related questions.

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.