Please include a day and time of availability, along with a brief description of your research project. Please note, first time visitors to the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections will need to register for a Special Collections Research Account to access the reading room. Please bring your Princeton University ID for registration purposes. Those not affiliated with the university may bring a valid photo ID.
This LibGuide presents select reference resources for various fields of study in the history of the book. The selected resources are relevant to researching both the subject as a whole, as well as specific holdings within the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC). For a general introduction to the department's collections, please visit the RBSC website.