Resources for Researchers
Plan Your VisitPrepare for your visit by applying for a library card, searching the collections, requesting material, and more.
Schedule a General Research ConsultationMake an appointment to speak with one of our research librarians about your area of interest.
Request Advance MaterialsReserve materials so they will be waiting in a reading room when you arrive.
Copying, Printing & Scanning
Access for Persons with Disabilities
Small Group Meeting Rooms
Get Research UpdatesLearn about the latest happenings in the research community, from our most recent acquisitions to upcoming events.
Fellowships & Institutes
Cullman Center for Scholars & Writers FellowshipsThe Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars awards up to 15 fellowships a year to outstanding scholars and writers—including academics, independent scholars, journalists, and creative writers—interested in conducting their research at the Library’s Stephan A. Schwarzman Building.
Lapidus Center FellowshipsShort- and long-term fellowships for researchers focused on transatlantic slavery
Short-Term FellowshipsFor scholars outside New York City seeking extended access to our special collections
Martin Duberman Visiting FellowshipA fellowship that fosters excellence in LGBT studies through research
Schomburg Center Scholars-in-ResidenceSix-month fellowships for researchers focused on the black experience
Higher Education Research Visits
For Undergraduate & Graduate ClassesMake an appointment to visit with your class to explore the collections and learn about doing research at the Library.