Welcome back to Rare Books & Special Collections

We’re excited to welcome you back to the Rare Books & Special Collections (RBSC) reading room in Fisher Library. After being closed earlier this year, the reading room has reopened for you to view the fascinating and priceless items held in these collections.

The reading room is open from 11am to 3pm, Monday to Friday by appointment only. Bookings are currently only available to University staff and students and need to be made at least two days in advance via Library Search. Walk-in access to RBSC without a booking is currently not available.

Self-service scanning and printing are available in the RBSC reading room. However, due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are currently unable to provide stationery (e.g. pencils, notepad) or other materials, so we ask you to bring your own.

Learn more about our Rare Books & Special Collections, including how to request items and book an appointment for the reading room.

Rare Books & Special Collections reading room
Rare Books & Special Collections reading room