About Special Collections
Special Collections Contains:
Rare and/or unique Library materials
Select CSULA archives
Distinctive, topical, collections that enhance educational resources.
Students and the public are encouraged to begin their inquires at the Reference Desk, 1st Floor Library North.
Special Collections material is available by appointment only. All Special Collections material is available for room-use only; items do not circulate from the Library. For appointments and assistance, please call Christine Gladish at (323) 343-2015 or email her.
Special Collections operates as a closed stacks area and material is retrieved for researchers. The opportunity to browse the shelves is not available. The reading room is located on the second floor, Library Palmer wing, room 2079. Researches are asked to provide some form of photo identification. Please review the Guidelines for Use of Special Collections before your appointment.
Duplication of Materials
Photoduplication is by permission only, on an item-by-item basis. We reserve the right to refuse duplication requests for any reason. A restriction on duplication is normally based on the condition, size, format, or donor restrictions. Researchers are responsible for observing all U.S. and international copyright regulations and laws.
There is no photocopy machine available in the Special Collections area. Use of digital cameras is permitted; please see the Guidelines for Use located in the Use Guidelines tab.