How do I determine the value of my books?
How do I find a bookseller or appraiser?
Where is the library located?
What are the library's hours?
May I schedule a class in the library?
May I go into the stacks to browse the shelves?
Does the library's staff offer tours of the building?
Does the library accept donations?
Does the library loan materials?
What is the library's photocopy policy?
Do I need copyright permission from the library to publish its holdings?
What are the library's reading room rules?
May I use a laptop computer in the library's reading room?
May I use photography equipment in the reading room?
Is the library handicapped accessible?
Who is eligible to research at the library?
May I ask reference questions by telephone and email?
Will the library's staff do research for me?
Whom on the library staff should I contact with a question?
How can I found out what is in the library's collections?
How do I determine whether the library owns a particular book?
What is an archive? What is a manuscript?
How do I search for manuscripts in the Beinecke collections?
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library121 Wall Street | New Haven, CT 06511Campus Map
Tel: (203) 432-2977 Fax: (203) 432-4047
USPS: Mailing Address and Information
email: Ask a Librarian
Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.Friday 9 a.m. to 5Saturday (Exhibitions only) 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule