This guide explains how to request items from our collections; how to make an appointment to view these items in our Reading Room; and how to register in Aeon if it is your first time using Special Collections materials.
The ALSC reading room is open:
To find current access policy for non-Yale researchers, please see Plan your visit.
Beginning April 11, Yale University Library will reopen its special collections reading rooms, including the Arts Library Special Collections Reading Room, to non-Yale researchers who are fully vaccinated and boosted and have not traveled outside the U.S. within the prior 15 days. Researchers will be required to register in the Yale Library special collections system, complete the University vaccine attestation process in advance of their visit, and show a copy of their approval email for admission to the library on the day of their visit. Plan your visit.