Research Appointment Application

Thank you for your interest in conducting research at the Cal State LA Special Collections and Archives!

Please fill-in the form below providing us with information about your research. You will be asked to select an archival collection and/or provide the call numbers for the rare books you want to view. If your preferred collection is not listed, please contact us directly at

If you are in the beginning stages of your research and have not identified a collection, in-depth research consultations are available with a Special Collections Specialist. Please see our Research Consultant Form.

For your convenience, our Reading Room hours are:
Monday-Friday: 9am-7pm
Saturday: By appointment only
Sunday: Closed

The department is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm and Saturday, by appointment only