Use the Collections

The Armstrong Browning Library is a non-circulating research library. All requested items must be used in the third-floor Belew Scholars' Room after registering in the Library Services Center (Room 311). The Belew Scholars' Room is reserved for readers using the Library's materials and Baylor University faculty members and graduate students. An open reference area contains major Browning-related works as well as selections such as The Dictionary of National Biography, the eleventh edition of The Encyclopedia of Britannica, and current issues of periodicals such as The Times Literary SupplementVictorian Poetry, and The Journal of Victorian Culture.

Readers will be expected to provide a photo ID, complete an Application for Use of Research Materials, and adhere to the Regulations for Use of Research Materials. Communication with library staff about your research needs by emailing in advance of your visit is encouraged. 

Application for Use of Research Materials

Regulations Governing Use of Research Materials

Research Hours
Monday through Friday,
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Last request for materials, 3:30 p.m.

Audio/Visual Services
The use of phonograph records, tape recordings, videos, slides, microfilm and microfiche will require prior arrangement with library staff.

Photoduplication Services
Reproduction services are available to readers at a minimal cost. These services include photocopying as well as supplying images from Library resources. Complete instructions and order forms are available at the Library Services Center desk.

University Libraries

One Bear Place #97148
Waco, TX 76798-7148

(254) 710-6702