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Visitor Access Guide

A guide for who can use NYU Libraries buildings and services.

Access to the NYU Libraries buildings and services is available for current NYU community members and members of NYU Libraries-Affiliated Programs. If you are a member of these groups, please use the tables below to determine your available services. Check our service pages for full information.

Many members of NYU Libraries-Affiliated Programs, except Cooper, New School, and New York School of Interior Design, must pre-register for access at least two business days in advance of their visit. We cannot accommodate walk-in visitors. Registration details are listed below.

We cannot provide access to the Libraries or services for groups not listed on this page.

NYU Community Members

Table outlining access to NYU Libraries services for NYU community members:

Service

Current Faculty  (including adjunct)*

PhD Students Master's & Undergrad Students

Administrators &
Full-time Staff

Retired Faculty (all types)

Ask a Librarian & Reference Services

Available onsite & remotely Available onsite & remotely Available onsite & remotely Available onsite & remotely Available remotely

Building Access

 

 Available. See library hours. Available. See library hours. Available. See library hours. Available. See library hours. Available. See library hours.

Library Collections Access 

Home delivery

Locker pick-up 

Scanning

Self-service

Online access

 

Home delivery

Locker pick-up

Scanning

Self-service

Online access

 

Locker pick-up

Scanning

Self-service

Online access

Locker pick-up

Scanning

Self-service

Online access

Home delivery

Locker pick-up 

Scanning

Self-service

Online access

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) & EZBorrow Available. Available Available

Available

Available 
Special Collections Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment
Microform Collections  Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment
Library Liaison Services Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment
Accessibility Services Digital services and onsite Adaptive Tech rooms in Bobst and Dibner are available. Digital services and onsite Adaptive Tech rooms in Bobst and Dibner are available. Digital services and onsite Adaptive Tech rooms in Bobst and Dibner are available. Digital services and onsite Adaptive Tech rooms in Bobst and Dibner are available.

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Specialized Research Services

Data Services

Digital Studio

Digital Scholarship Services

Data Services

Digital Studio

Digital Scholarship Services

Data Services

Digital Studio

Digital Scholarship Services

Data Services

Digital Studio

Digital Scholarship Services

Data Services

Digital Studio

Digital Scholarship Services

Technology Lending Available Available Available Available Not available
Copy, Print, Scan Services Available Available Available Available Available
Access to Consortium & Affiliated Libraries Available Available Available Available Not available

* Note: Current Faculty includes NYU Grossman School of Medicine Faculty with an NYU purple ID card.

 

NYU Libraries is pleased to offer services to a broad range of NYU Libraries-Affiliated Programs members. If you are a member of one of these groups, please use this table to determine the services available to you.

NYU Libraries Special Collections and U.S. & U.N. Document Collections are open to all researchers, regardless of affiliation. Accessibility Services are available for all of our users. Check our service pages for full information.

Pre-register for Access

Many members of NYU Libraries-Affiliated Programs, except Cooper Union, New School, and New York School of Interior Design, must pre-register for access at least two business days before your preferred visit dates. We cannot accommodate walk-in visitors.

Table outlining access to NYU Libraries services for Affiliated Program members:

Service

Consortium Students & Faculty 

NYU Alumni  Special Collections & Gov. Docs Researchers Friends of Bobst Members 

MaRLI

LIU Palmer Students & Faculty

OCLC Shares & 
METRO

Columbia Univ. Students Guests of NYU Employees

Ask a Librarian & Reference Services

Available onsite & remotely Available onsite & remotely Available onsite & remotely Available onsite & remotely Available onsite & remotely Available remotely Available onsite & remotely Available onsite & remotely

Available onsite & remotely

Building Access

 

Available. See library hours. Complete this form for short-term access to Bobst. Appointment required. Bobst access only with prior approval. Bobst access only with prior approval. Bobst access only with prior approval. Bobst access only. See library hours. Bobst access only. See library hours. Access only with prior approval.
Print books, journals & media material Self-service Reading privileges only Appointment required.

Reader or borrowing privileges

 

Self-service

 

Self-service

 

Reading privileges only Reading privileges only Reading privileges only
E-resources  In-library access Alumni e-library or in-library access In-library access In-library access In-library access In-library access In-library access In-library access In-library access

Special Collections

Government Documents

Microform Collections

Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment Available by appointment
Data Services & Digital Studio Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available
Research consultations Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available
Copy, Print, Scan Services Scanning only Scanning only Scanning only Scanning only Scanning only Scanning only Scanning only Scanning only Scanning only