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Using the Schwarzman Building

General Regulations

Hours of service and information regarding access to and use of Library materials. Read More ›

Access for Persons with Disabilities

We are committed to enabling readers with physical disabilities to make use of the Library's resources. Read More ›

Research Guides

Research Study Rooms

The Frederick Lewis Allen Room, the Wertheim Study and the Shoichi Noma Reading Room are for qualified scholars needing intensive use of the collections of the Library.Read More ›

Small Group Meeting Room Request Form

A small meeting room is available free of charge for groups of 2-15 people working on a group project.Read More ›

Checkroom Service and Policy

There is a no-fee checkroom as a service to readers and visitors at the 42nd Street entrance.Read More ›

Building Tours

Free docent-guided tours for walk-in visitors are available. All group tours must be scheduled in advance.Read More ›

Computers & Laptops

All reading rooms have free public access computers with access to library catalogs and databases. Internet access is available in several rooms on the third floor.Read More ›

Laptop Docking

Wireless access is available in Room 315 and 316, and in certain other reading rooms.Read More ›

Advance Requests

You may request that items from certain on-site collections at our four Research Centers be reserved for you prior to your visit.Read More ›

Contact Information

Contact Information for research divisions.Read More ›

Copy Services

We are pleased to offer self-service copying, staff-assisted copying, professional grade reproductions, and document services.Read More ›