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Contact a Librarian

We’re here to help you get the most out of your research. Feel free to contact our reference librarians by phone, during reading room Hours, at (312) 255-3512.

If you’d like to submit a question via email, please use the webform below. The Newberry has a small team that fields inquiries from researchers all over the world.  We’ll work on your inquiry and get you a response within approximately two weeks, depending on the number of requests in the queue and the nature of your request.

Our service is intended to provide basic guidance for using our collections. If you’re seeking more extensive assistance with your research, see our list of Referrals to independent researchers who can be hired to assist you.

For questions about Rights and Reproductions, email

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