Special Collections Research Account

New York University Libraries welcomes all researchers, regardless of institutional affiliation, to NYU Special Collections.

To request special collections materials, all users will need a Special Collections Research Account.

Please log into your Special Collections Research Account or create a new one. This account will allow you to request special collections material from:


NYU Special Collections - Fales Library, Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Archives, and University Archives - is undergoing a major renovation over the next two years. There may be an impact on services and collections. All repositories will be closed to researchers from May 21, 2020 - September 7, 2020. Please contact scra@nyu.edu with any questions, and visit the Special Collections Renovation Project website for more information.

For assistance or with questions about registration, please email scra@nyu.edu

Visit our FAQ for questions about the Special Collections Research Account and requesting materials.