Yale University Library News

Manuscripts and Archives reopens in temporary space in Franke Reading Room

January 17, 2017

Beginning Tuesday, January 17, Manuscripts and Archives are recommencing services that were suspended over the break, due to preparations for renovations in the Manuscripts and Archives Reading Room. The following services are now available in the Franke Reading Room (until approximately November, 2017), which is located on the left as you enter Sterling Memorial Library's High Street entrance.

  • Reading room use and materials’ access
  • In-house and remote reference work
  • Office-of-Origin requests
  • ILL lending and return
  • Special Collections Transit Hub/Secure unit-to-unit LCS shipments

Manuscripts and Archives is undergoing a major renovation of its public spaces during 2017. While the renovation is in progress all public services, including the reading room where researchers consult collection materials, has been temporarily relocated to the Franke Room in Sterling Memorial Library. 

Find more details about the renovation here.

Photo: Rendering of the new reading room in Manuscripts and Archives to be opened later this year. Courtesy of Newman Architects.