Guide To Teaching and Learning

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:

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.

The New School Libraries website

The New School Archives & Special Collections website

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To apply to any of our Bachelor's programs (Except the Bachelor's Program for Adult Transfer Students) complete and submit the Common App online.

Graduates and Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctural, Professional Studies Diploma, Graduates Certificate, or Associate's programs, or to apply to the Bachelor's Program for Adult and Transfer Students, complete and submit the New School Online Application.