Special Collections/University Archives is located in Room 028 on Lower Level I of the Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library. To gain entry to Special Collections/University Archives, press the buzzer to the right of the door once and wait for staff.
Open hours are Monday through Friday: 8:30 am-noon and 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm. Exceptions to this schedule are certain holidays and academic breaks when the Bertrand Library building is closed. Visitors who are traveling should contact firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm the department’s hours and make a research appointment. The Bertrand Library's open hours are available on the Library and IT website.
Special Collections/University Archives endorses the guidelines outlined in the American Library Association and Society of American Archivists Joint Statement on Access to Original Research Materials.
Materials and collections are housed in closed stacks restricted to Special Collections/University Archives staff and researchers are restricted to working in the LaFayette Butler reading room with staff monitors. Researchers must register before using collections with their signature indicating agreement with the Special Collections/University Archives' Access and Use Policy. Researchers are responsible for safeguarding the material they are using and are required to handle material with care. Note taking must be done with pencils, computer laptops, or cell phones.