Using Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Archives

Access

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Researcher looking at a rare book

Summer 2021 Operations

Appalachian State University community members (students, faculty, and staff) may sign up for an appointment to visit the Special Collections Research Center. Visit this web page for information and to set up an appointment time: https://appstate.libcal.com/appointments/SpecColl. Non-affiliated researchers should email spcoll@appstate.edu to set up appointments.

How to Make an Appointment

Click here for COVID-19 conditions information to learn how to access collections during summer 2021.

Our collections are available for use Monday-Friday,  10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  Appointments are not required but are preferred, due to limited staffing. Please contact us at 828-262-4041 or spcoll@appstate.edu to schedule an appointment. Please be sure to check our Hours page for any changes to regular hours, especially if you will be traveling from outside of Boone.

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