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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 [email protected].

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 librarian. Please see our Research Consultant Form.

For your convenience, our Reading Room hours are:
Monday - Thursday: 10am-5pm
Friday - Sunday: Closed

Please request your appointment at least 48 hours in advance. Space is limited and appointments aren't guaranteed. We will contact you to confirm your appointment request.

The department is open Monday-Thursday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Select up to two (2) time blocks per day.