Research | Newberry


The Newberry collection is a portal to more than six centuries of human history in Western Europe and the Americas, from the Middle Ages to the present.

Due to the latest surge of COVID-19 in Chicago, the Newberry is closed to the public until further notice. Please visit for updates regarding library operations. If you need virtual assistance with your research, Newberry reference librarians are here to help. Contact us at

Reader Login/Registration

The Newberry welcomes readers who are at least 14 years old or in the ninth grade. All requests for Newberry materials are made through our online request system, Aeon.

Unfortunately, the library’s reading rooms are not currently open.