Updated: August 31
Libraries are essential scholarly resources for a research university, as well as venues for quiet study and classes. In 2020-2021, NYU's Libraries will be adjusting practices and procedures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Among specific actions:
- Physical library collections are closed to direct access and browsing
- Physical items may be ordered online and available via contactless pick up or delivery and delivery, scanning, and streaming services have been expanded
- Reference, research consultation, and instruction are available as remote services
- The Digital Studio offers limited, appointment-based onsite services, as well as remote services
- Course Reserves services are entirely digital
- Physical reference desks are closed
- Limited remote learning space is available
- Accessibility Services is primarily remote with appointment-based access as needed
- Special Collections offers remote services as well as some limited, appointment-based onsite services, including reproduction
- Printing or scanning services, individual and group study rooms, and snack lounges are unavailable
- All library staff who can telework will remain offsite; other staff will return to onsite work in a staggered fashion
Hours and Access:
- Starting September 2, Bobst and Dibner Libraries will be open for contactless pickup of physical items, classroom use, and remote learning space Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 9:30 pm.
- IFA, ISAW, Law, Health, and Brause libraries are available to their users only
- Courant is closed
- See Library Hours for details about each library location and Library Spaces for information about access protocols.