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The Chester Beatty Library Reading Room

 

Access to material from the collections

Requests for access to material from the Collections must be sent to the appropriate curator at least one month in advance. It is not possible to consult material without an appointment. For curator contact details, please consult the Contacts page.

Download Access to the Collections form HERE

 

Reference material

The Reading Room holds a collection of reference material relating to the Collections, particularly in the following subject areas, which researchers are welcome to consult by appointment. An online catalogue of the reference collection is available HERE.
 
Book-collecting 
Bookbinding 
Buddhism 
Calligraphy 
Christianity 
East Asian art 
The history of Writing 
Illuminated manuscripts 
Islam 
Islamic art 
Prints and printmaking. 
 

Reading Room Contact

Tel: (+3531) 4070757
Contact Enquiry Form