Requesting Visitor Access to the John Crerar Library

The John Crerar Library provides access to unaffiliated local researchers who need to consult specific books, journals, or resources in our collection. If you are a first time visitor to Crerar, please fill out the John Crerar Library Visitor Access Form. Library staff will contact you within one business day to confirm that Crerar Library meets your stated research needs. 

If you have visited Crerar in the past, have additional questions, or are having any difficulty filling out the form, you can reach us via the Contact Circulation form, by phone at 773-702-7409, or in person during the visitor hours listed on our hours page.