Archive Research Services

Research at Our Archives

The CSHL Archives offers a number of services to assist researchers utilizing our collections. These services include:

  • Providing on-site access to our collections (by appointment only).
  • Providing access to our materials online via our Digital Collections Database.
  • Copying or scanning material that is currently unavailable online.*
  • Answering general reference questions regarding our collections.
  • Conducting in-depth topical research using material from our collections.*
  • Working with scholars to promote their work by organizing presentations to the scientific community here at CSHL.

Additionally, we manage the rights to the images in our collections and can work with publishers to secure permission for reproductions.*

* For associated fees please see our Archives Reproduction Fee Schedule.

Please complete the Archive Request Form to request services. For any other questions please contact us at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Availability of Material

For specific information on the availability of materials or to arrange an appointment to use the Archives, please contact (516)367-8414 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please consult our Permissions & Copyright Policies for any materials you wish to use.