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Specialized Research Collections Request System

How to Create an Account

All first-time users: Go to our Specialized Research Collections Request page, and click on the button that applies to you: USC Students, Faculty and Staff or Other Users.

How to Create An Account

USC Students, Faculty and Staff:

  • Click on the "USC Students, Faculty and Staff" button
  • Sign in using your USCNetID and password
  • Click the First Time Users link
  • Read the sections: USC Libraries' Specialized Research Collections Services: What You Need to Know, Policies Governing the Use of Archives, Manuscripts and Special Collections sections
  • Click the First Time Users Click Here button
  • Fill in the New User Registration Form
  • Click the Submit Information button
  • You are now set to start submitting requests! Follow the instructions on requesting books and early manuscripts or archival materials .

Other Users:

  • Click on the "Other Users" button
  • Click the First Time Users link
  • Read the sections: USC Libraries' Specialized Research Collections Services: What You Need to Know, Policies Governing the Use of Archives, Manuscripts and Special Collections sections
  • Click the First Time Users Click Here button
  • Fill in the New User Registration Form and create a user name and password
  • Click the Submit Information button
  • You are now set to start submitting requests! Follow the instructions on requesting books and early manuscripts or archival materials .

Once you have completed the registration, you can sign into the Specialized Research Collections online request system from the link above using the appropriate logon button.

Questions or problems? Contact us!