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Space Availability - Haas Arts Library Special Collections

Arts Library Special Collections Reading Room

During recess (December 20-22 and January 4-21) the Arts Library Special Collections (ALSC) reading room will be open to current Yale students, faculty and staff by appointment only Monday to Friday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

To access ALSC materials you will need to:

  • Request collection materials at least 1 business day (2 business days for material at LSF) before your scheduled visit using the library catalog via Orbis or Quicksearch or, for archival collections via Archives at Yale.
  • Reserve a seat at least 12 hours before the time you wish to visit

Please refer to Accessing ALSC Materials for more details, including policies.

Questions? Email us at

Starting Janaury 24, ALSC will return to regular semester hours and will no longer require appointments.

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