Independent Researchers

Please note: at this time, Princeton University Library is open only for authorized faculty, students, and staff. For more information, please visit the University Fall 2020 visitor policy.

Individuals not qualifying for free access who wish to use the library may obtain access by paying a non-refundable fee and presenting two forms of identification, one of which must contain a photograph, to staff of the Access Office. Copies of the identification are kept on file.  Questions?  Call the Access Office at (609) 258-5737.


  • $37 per week
  • $74 per month
  • $320 per year

Access and borrowing:

  • $200 per quarter
  • $800 per year