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Application for the Use of the Research Studies: Wertheim, Allen and Shoichi Noma

The New York Public Library offers three study centers in the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building: the Frederick Lewis Allen Room, the Wertheim Study, and the Shoichi Noma Reading Room. All are for qualified researchers and writers whose work will benefit from intensive use of the collections of the Library.  The New York Public Library also offers competitive fellowship programs. For further information, please visit the Research Study information page or contact

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If this application is approved, I understand that these privileges may be cancelled and, upon notice from the Library, I agree to surrender any card, key, or other evidence of admission. I further agree not to hold the Library responsible for loss of, or damage to, any books, notes, clothing, laptops, drafts, or other property belonging to me.