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The Otto G. Richter Library houses three distinctive collections departments :

  • The Cuban Heritage Collection Dept., located on the Richter 2nd Fl in the Roberto C. Goizueta Pavillion
  • The Special Collections Dept., located in the Kislak Center
  • The University Archives Dept., located in the Kislak Center

The Kislak Center Reading Room will be closed through May 2021.

The Cuban Heritage Collection [CHC] Reading Room will serve as the sole Distinctive Collections Reading Room for the University of Miami Libraries for the 2020-2021 Academic Year.   

  • Spring 2021 Reading Room access is by appointment only and restricted to UM Faculty, Staff, and Students
  • Reading Room Appointments must be made at least 7 days in advance along with a materials request made via the Aeon request form/account
  • Please reserve your Reading Room appointment according to the following collection service schedule: 
    • Cuban Heritage Collections (CHC): Mondays & Tuesdays
    • Special Collections (SC): Thursdays & Fridays
    • University Archives (UA): Thursdays & Fridays

NOTE:  If you are a researcher not affiliated with the University of Miami, please contact the appropriate Distinctive Collections Dept. for reference/research assistance options.

  • Cuban Heritage Collection: 
  • Special Collections:
  • University Archives:
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