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Books

To locate a book, search the Library Catalog for the book by title or author. Once you have identified a book, note the call number and location to find the book in the Library. If you do not know the exact title or author's name, you may do a keyword or subject search to locate the book or books on a similar topic. For additional help searching the catalog, see Catalog Help.

Print Journals

To locate a print journal, search the Library Catalog for the journal by title. Once you have identified the journal, note the call number and location to find the journal in the Library. If you do not know the exact title, you may do a keyword search to find the journal. For additional help searching the catalog, see Catalog Help.

Electronic Journals

To locate an electronic journal, search the E-journal Portal for the journal by title or ISSN. Once you have identified the journal, note the access dates and select the link to access the electronic version. Please note that access to licensed content off-site is only available with an AMNH staff login. For further information, see off-site access to e-resources.

Article Search

To find articles, select a database from the list. The descriptions of each database should provide you some context on the type of content the database contains.

Once you have a citation for the article, you can check our Print Journals or Electronic Journals for access to the full text article. If the AMNH Library does not subscribe to the journal that contains the article that you need, staff may request an interlibrary loan. Please note that access to licensed content off-site is only available with an AMNH staff login. For further information, see off-site access to e-resources.

Rare Books

The Library's holdings of rare materials can be found in the Library Catalog using an advanced keyword search and limiting by "Location: Rare Materials". Please note, access to material in the Rare Book Collection is by appointment only. To make an appointment to view a Rare Book, complete the Rare Book Collection Access Form.

Special Collections and Archives

To view digitized items from the Photographic Collection and Art and Memorabilia Collections, please visit Digital Special Collections.

For more information about manuscript collections, institutional records, photographs, film and video, and art and memorabilia, see Special Collections. Please note, access to material in Special Collections is by appointment only. To make an appointment to view items in this collection, please refer to Special Collections Access and Policies

Museum Publications

Full text AMNH Publications are freely available through the AMNH Library Digital Repository: