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We're here to help you get the most out of your research using the Newberry collection.
We have a small team of reference librarians that fields research questions from across the globe. We'll work on your inquiry and get you a response within about two weeks. Depending on the number of inquiries in the queue and the nature of your request, you may hear from us sooner.
In-Depth Research Requests
We provide basic guidance for using the Newberry collection. If you're seeking more extensive assistance with your research, you may want to consider hiring an independent researcher.
See our list of independent researchers.
Wherever you are in the world, you can submit a research question for our reference librarians.
About the Newberry Collection
The Newberry holds millions of sources that chronicle personal stories and historic moments across time.Learn More
There are millions of items in the Newberry collection. Our bibliographies, checklists, and collection descriptions can help you find the ones that are most relevant to your research.Browse Guides