Alumni and Friends

Alumni and members of the general public are welcome to use resources in Special Collections. To use materials, you will need to bring a picture ID (driver’s license, government identification, university ID, or passport) to look at materials in the collection.

Guides for Alumni and Friends

For general information about Special Collections, visit the Welcome to Special Collections guide.

For project ideas using our collections, look at the Research Topics in the Special Collections guide. Review our subject guides to get you started on a topic.

Research Help

Visit the Ask-a-Librarian page for research assistance via telephone, e-mail, or chat. For one-on-one or small group help, schedule a research consultation with a librarian.

Putting Items on Hold
Materials in Special Collections are not available for circulation and must be used in McCain Library & Archives Room 305. For patrons, we will put materials on hold for up to 2 months, so that research materials are readily available.

Technology Help

Printing: Photocopies of materials are available for a fee of $0.10/page with a $5.00 fee for every 100 pages copied. Students may make their own copies from books unless they are in poor condition.

Public Computers: Special Collections has two computers available for student use.

Wireless Access: Is available on campus. Go to iTech’s website for additional information.

Digital Reproductions: High resolution scans of our materials are available to students for $5.00/image. Copyright clearance is the responsibility of the student.