Access to the Library for researchers unaffiliated with the City University of New York (CUNY) is usually only for materials that are not available elsewhere; that is, for materials unique to the John Jay collections.
Researchers not associated with CUNY who wish to see material in our circulating or reference collections may obtain a METRO referral card from a METRO-affiliated library in New York City, or may sometimes make arrangements for on-site use of the collection by contacting the reference desk (212) 237-8247 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Researchers wishing to use our Special Collections do not need a referral and should contact the Special Collections Librarian at email@example.com or 212-484-1164 to discuss your research and to make an appointment.
Trial Transcripts and Image Collections
includes manuscript collections list and finding aids; rare books and archives information; and links to many digital collections