Use the Collections

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Armstrong Browning Library has put the following procedures for accessing collection materials into place through spring 2021. For questions, please email 

The Armstrong Browning Library is a non-circulating research library. All requested items must be used in the third-floor Belew Scholars' Room, with the exception of the Library's audio/visual holdings which are used in another third-floor location. 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 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, 2:00 p.m.

Audio/Visual Services
Equipment for the use of phonograph records, tape recordings, videos, slide projection, microfilm and microfiche is available on the third floor of the Library.

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 desk or in the scholars' room.