*Please note that the following is all subject to change.*
The New School community may return materials to book drops located in the lobbies of the University Center (63 Fifth Avenue) and Arnhold Hall (55 West 13th Street) from 8am-9pm, Monday-Friday. (See Procedures for Reserving Campus Resources on The New School COVID-19 Heath & Safety site for information about gaining access to buildings.) If you are unable to return your books on campus, please email firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can provide you with a shipping label.
This fall semester, patrons will be able to place requests for books in our collections. You will receive a confirmation email (to your @newschool.edu address) when your items are ready, which will include directions for how to schedule a pickup. All pickups are by appointment only, on the 2nd floor at Arnhold Hall.
of chapters from onsite physical books—within copyright allowances— and articles will be available in the fall semester. Scanning services of materials located offsite and requesting articles through ILL are still available. Submit scanning requests through the library catalog.
We’re working closely with our consortial partners to expand access to content. As more institutions open, we’ll have more resource sharing options available. If you need materials and are not finding it in our Books & More search, please Ask Us.
Because the safety of students, faculty, and staff is our top priority, and due to the uncertain course of events, library spaces, both at The New School and NYU, will remain closed to patrons for the Fall semester.
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Place requests for books in our collections. You will receive a confirmation email (to your @newschool.edu address) when your items are ready, which will include directions for how to schedule a pickup. All pickups are by appointment only, on the 2nd floor at Arnhold Hall.
Access to all consortial libraries including NYU's Bobst Library and Cooper Union is not available at this time.
The New York Public Library is offering limited curbside pick up. (See the New York Public Library's website for available resources and services)
E-ZBorrow is not available.
Inter-Library Loan (ILL) services are currently suspended for print materials. To see if there are alternatives, please Ask Us.
Physical reserves are not available. If you need assistance finding an electronic replacement or an alternative solution please Ask Us.
ILL requests for scans of book chapters and articles will be fulfilled whenever possible.
Scans of offsite material may still be requested through the catalog.
All electronic resources remain available to our community on our website.
Library staff will continue to review all requests for electronic materials though response times may increase due to temporary staff reductions.
If you cannot return items in person, please contact us at email@example.com to make other arrangements.
Library fines are suspended and not accruing. In addition, we’re currently not collecting payments for fines.
Library holds on transcripts or registrations due to COVID-19 related issues can be temporarily lifted to allow students to graduate and order transcripts. Please Ask Us if you need a hold lifted.
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Check out the "Remote Services" tab to the left for more information and resources.