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Visit the Library
The Library reading rooms are open by appointment. We will make every attempt to accommodate NYAM Fellows and Members when they would like to use the collections. Please contact us before arriving so we can be sure someone will be available for assistance.
Tuesday to Friday
10:00 am–4:45 pm
Before you make an appointment, please search our online catalog. Let us know which materials you need from our collection, And we will have your items waiting for you when you arrive. If you're not sure where to start, contact our Reference Librarians. Note: Collections are housed in closed stacks and are not available for browsing.
Patrons may request up to 10 items per day from the closed stacks area.
Before you Visit
The New York Academy of Medicine is wheelchair accessible via a ramp at the entrance to the building, as well as by elevators. If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions regarding our handicap accessibility, please contact us.
Please note: Materials obtained through the New York Academy of Medicine Library are for general information purposes only and cannot replace the care of a medical professional. Please consult your physician on specific medical questions.
Due to a planned renovation project, the Coller Rare Book Reading Room will be closed to readers from February 1, 2013.
Please contact email@example.com or 212-822-7313 with queries. We will do our best to accommodate readers and reference requests, but please note that some parts of the collection will not be accessible, response times will be slower and appointment times may be limited.