Search Collection Guides
Collection guides have been created for more than 4,000 of our archival collections. A collection guide will outline the contents of the collection, explain how a specific collection is organized, and give a history of the person or organization that produced the collection.
Librarians and archivists at the Rubenstein Library have created research guides on a variety of subjects to help you find relevant material in our collections.
Find digitized historic photographs, advertisements, texts & more from our library.
Using the collections
Visiting the Rubenstein Library
What to do before you arrive, getting to campus, and where we are on campus.
Register as a researcher
Register online to request material for use in our reading room and track the status of your requests.
Request material for onsite use
Requests for material must be made 2 full business days in advance of your visit. Most of our collections are stored at the Library Service Center, our off-site repository.
Using the reading room
Learn more about what to expect while you conduct research in our reading room.
Reproductions & Permissions
You can order digital copies of items in our collection, including high-resolution images for publication.
Citation, permissions & copyright
Found something great in our collections? Learn how to cite it and when you need to request permission for publication.
Policy and guidelines for filming and video
Filming or videotaping in the Rubenstein Library requires advance permission.