The distinctiveness of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library is based on its collections. In the links below you will find information on identifying materials relevant to specific research and study interests, along with general information on primary collecting areas.
- Finding Materials
A guide to identifying and locating manuscript, archival, and printed collections in the Rubenstein Library.
Links to information about the principal collecting areas
- Digitized Collections
Links to and information on digitized collection materials and Internet accessible exhibits.
- Collection Strengths and Research Guides
Information on various tools and subject guides to assist in identifying and interpreting collections.
Please note: The Rubenstein Library has started a major renovation project that will continue through the summer of 2015.
- The Rubenstein Library Reading Room will CLOSE December 17, 2012 and REOPEN January 7, 2013 in our new temporary location on the 3rd floor of Perkins Library. We will be unable to accommodate research visits during this time.
- Researchers visiting between January 7 and February 17, 2013 will need to request materials at least four days before visiting. Please check our posted hours before planning a visit. (PDF map to 3rd Floor Perkins Reading Room)
Read more about research at the Rubenstein Library during the renovation.