Library Catalog

The Library is open for use with limited capacity and by appointment only to all registered Readers and new researchers. Contact the Reference Desk at (310) 440-7390 or to make an appointment or ask questions.

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Readers who wish to visit the Getty Museums must reserve free timed-entry tickets. Your Reader badge will not give you on-site access.

The Library is one of world's most comprehensive art historical research libraries. Primarily a noncirculating collection, the library is open to by appointment. To make an appointment or ask a question please contact the GRI.

Free Admission Day / Daumier

Access Policy and Reader Privileges

Application procedures and use policy for the Research Library, Special Collections, and Institutional Archives.
Photo Lamps / Shulman

Interlibrary Loan

Policies for the loan of materials between research libraries.
Mona paints at Tikal / Lacy

Reproductions and Permissions

How to submit requests for photocopies, photographic reproductions, and rights permissions.