Plan ahead to make the most of your research visit. Connect with a staff specialist, request materials in advance, and find out more about the Library's fellowships and resources for scholars and writers.

Resources for Researchers

Staff Profiles

  • Kate Cordes

    Assistant Director of Maps, Local History, and Genealogy
  • Doug Reside

    Curator, Billy Rose Theatre Division Library for the Performing Arts
  • Mary Yearwood

    Curator, Photographs and Prints Division Schomburg Center
  • John Balow

    Curator, Science, Industry and Business Library

Research Guides

  • Jump-Start Your Work

    Filling in your family tree? Need a directory to directories? Writing a school paper? Explore staff-created guides to help you research your topic.

Research Updates

  • Get Updates

    Learn about the latest happenings in the research community, from our most recent acquisitions to upcoming events.

Fellowships & Institutes

Higher Education Research Visits