The FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives Research Center, Claude Pepper Library and Museum, and the Norwood Reading Room in Strozier are open for walk-ins and appointments at this time. To make an appointment, please fill out this form and a staff member will be in touch shortly to schedule your visit.
The Heritage Museum in Dodd Hall remain closed to the public until further notice. Tours and in-person instruction sessions are also not available at this time.
Along with in-person research appointments, we are also available to help you remotely with your research and online instruction needs.
Research & Reference Services
Researchers may continue to use email@example.com to communicate research and reference questions to Special Collections & Archives. Digitized and born-digital resources remain accessible from any web browser in the FSU Digital Library. Guidelines for discovering and using special collections resources at FSU and beyond are included on our Catalogs & Databases page.
Class Visits & Instruction Services
Special Collections & Archives can facilitate in-person visits, depending upon availability of staff and instruction space. Online class visits and resources for asynchronous coursework are also available to support your course objectives. To request a class visit, or a consultation about class visits, please complete the Class Visit Request Form two weeks or more in advance of the session. Please contact Special Collections & Archives at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have further questions about support for online instruction.
The Digital Library Center continues to provide digital copies of Special Collections & Archives materials, although delivery times may be longer than normal. Use the Special Collections & Archives Reproduction Form to place a request for copies from the collections.
Donations and Collection Development
Special Collections & Archives continues to review donations and develop our unique collections. We are not currently able to make onsite visits with donors but we would be happy to discuss potential donations with you.
Heritage & University Archives continues to collect materials related to the history of Florida State University. During this unprecedented time, our Covid-19 Community Experience Project, seeks to collect the experiences of FSU student, faculty, staff, and alumni during the coronavirus outbreak.