Research Visits | Newberry

Research Visits

We welcome anyone who is at least 14 years old (or in the ninth grade) to sign up for a Newberry reader’s card and begin using our world-famous humanities collection.

In the interest of limiting capacity in the reading rooms and facilitating social distancing, our reading rooms are open Tuesday – Friday by appointment only. Learn about Making an Appointment to visit us in person and do your research using our collection.

As you prepare to visit, please browse our Core Collections and check our Online Catalog. Our librarians have also compiled numerous Research Guides, organized alphabetically by subject, to help researchers begin their exploration of the collections.

You may also wish to contact the Newberry’s Research Centers, which sponsor programs and research at the Newberry related to their subject. If your research goals are more long-term, you may wish to apply for a Fellowship.