Using the Library

Using the Collection

The holdings of the John Carter Brown Library are available to scholars engaged in productive research for whom access to the collection is essential for the advancement of their work.  All materials are examined under supervision in the MacMillan Reading Room.

No appointment is necessary to use the Library, but we can better assist you if you provide advance notice of your visit, particularly during the busy summer months.  You can inform us of your research plans by contacting the Reference Librarian.

All researcher must register and follow Reading Room regulat