Please check our Library Access Guide for details relevant to you.
Library Access Overview
Please note that each collection also has specific access requirements and procedures.
Members of NYU Libraries-Affiliated Programs should follow the institution-specific instructions to gain access.
Access must be requested in advance. We cannot accommodate walk-in visitors.
Please contact the collections directly for appointment and research-related questions.
NYU Special Collections
NYU Special Collections—Fales Library, Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Archives, and University Archives—are by appointment only.
All researchers must create a Special Collections Research Account to request an appointment.
Appointments must be scheduled at least 3 days in advance.
Poly Archives & Special Collections
The Poly Archives & Special Collections held at Bern Dibner Library in Brooklyn are appointment only.
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U.S. & U.N. Documents Collections
Appointments are required for researchers who are not students or faculty of NYU or Consortium Schools. Appointment requests should be made at least two weeks before the date you wish to visit.
To request US Government Documents access please see the US Government Documents Collection research guide.
To request UN Documents access please visit the UN and International Documents Collection research guide.