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For Research Appointments, please note that our reading room is available Monday–Wednesday, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Research visits are available only by appointment. Please schedule appointments at least two weeks in advance. Some collections are stored off-site and may only be accessible at specified times.

Researchers interested in the Hart Nautical Collections should note that access may be restricted August through October 2018. Please plan accordingly.

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