In order to limit your results to rare books: limit your search by location - "Special Collections Research Center." That will narrow down any future keyword, title or author search to materials held by SCRC.
If you are having difficulty determining whether the Special Collections Research Center holds rare books related to your topic, email the Research Services Coordinator
How to View Materials
The Special Collections Research Center is located on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University in Fenwick Library Room 2400 (2nd floor). The Special Collections Research Center is open to the general public by appointment only.
To make an appointment, please fill out our Appointment Request form.
Researchers agree to handle all library collections gently and carefully and to keep loose documents in the order they are found.
Researchers may not under any circumstances remove collection materials from the reading room.
All food and beverages (including water bottles) are prohibited in the Reading Room
Laptops are permitted, but personal scanners are not allowed.
We are open Monday-Friday 9:30-12:30pm and 1:00-4:00pm, by appointment only. Please contact email@example.com if you have any questions.