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Galvin Rare Book Room

The Galvin Rare Book Room is open during the semester Monday through Thursday from 1-5 p.m. and by appointment. Rare book and manuscript materials in the Rare Book Room are made available to researchers but are not available to be checked out or removed from the room. Researchers will be required to read and sign a request and use form.

Special Collections

Items located in Special Collections may be used in the library from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. Patrons may request the item by completing a form available in the Rare Book Room or at the Information and Assistance Desk in Boatwright Library. Please note that no items are allowed to be checked out overnight or removed from the library, and all materials returned late are subject to fines.

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