Answered By: Amanda Strauss
Last Updated: Oct 29, 2014     Views: 236

  • The Schlesinger Library is open to the public and no academic affiliation is required.

  • Readers younger than sixteen years old are welcome to use library materials when accompanied by an adult, or by prior arrangement.

  • While no appointment is necessary to use the library's holdings, researchers are strongly encouraged to contact the Library in advance of their visitMany of our collections are stored offsite, require permission to use, and/or have access restrictions. Please contact us through our Ask a Schlesinger Librarian form. 
  • Don't have a research project? Come by to see an exhibit or attend an event.

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Telephone: 617-495-8540

Stop by the Reference Desk during regular hours.

For in-depth research help, make an appointment to work with a research librarian. To schedule a time, call, complete the question form, or stop by the reference desk.

Doing in-depth research from afar and need help navigating resources or developing research strategies? Request an appointment to meet virtually via Skype by completing the form.