Libraries and Archives
The New School Libraries & Archives provides access to collections, services and spaces sufficient in quality, depth, diversity, format and currency to support the research and teaching missions of The New School. Together, these collections, services and spaces support The New School’s interdisciplinary approach to education and offer an excellent starting place for research.
Libraries, Collections & Academic Services
The Libraries & Archives offer faculty and students assistance with and instruction in research methodologies and information literacy through:
- One-on-one appointments
- In-class instruction sessions
- ASK US, a 24-hour virtual reference service
- Online Research Guides
- Access to online databases: journal, newspaper, audio/visual, archival collections, and more
- Faculty Resources
Check here for hours and locations.
Archives and Special Collections
The New School Archives and Special Collections collaborates with faculty to create rich, hands-on learning opportunities for students to discover primary sources and primary source research methodologies, and to explore aspects of Parsons, Mannes, and New School histories.
Faculty are invited to share the Archives and Special Collections’ Orientation Guide in their syllabus.