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Arts Library Special Collections Reading Room

In response to the rising number of COVID-19 infections in New Haven and across Connecticut, the Yale University Library will close all library buildings and spaces to users at the end of day on Tuesday, Nov. 24. Beginning Monday, November 30, 2020 special collections units, including the Arts Library Special Collections (ALSC) will be closed for onsite research. If health and safety guidelines permit, libraries will reopen to users who are authorized to be on campus Jan. 5, 2021.

We are not accepting appointments for the ALSC Reading Room at this time. Watch this site or the ALSC website for updates regarding services for the month of January 2021 and Yale University's Spring term.

  • Staff members continue to offer reference and consultation services remotely: email
  • Digitization services continue to be offered to and prioritized for patrons with a Yale NetID

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