Individual Reference Appointments at the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Are you working on a paper or research project and need help finding good sources?

You know you can check out books from SAIC's Flaxman Library as well as look at materials at the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries. Now there's more! Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a Ryerson & Burnham Reference Librarian. We will help you develop a research strategy and find the materials that best meet your research needs.

* Email address:
* Your Research Topic:
* Availability
    Appointments can be made Monday-Friday from 10:30am - 4pm. Please list your general availability.

The Ryerson & Burnham Libraries, located in the Art Institute of Chicago (111 S. Michigan Ave.) are open to students* on Thursdays from 10:30-8:00 and by appointment on Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:00-4:00. Please call 312-443-3666 to make an appointment.

You can also get help by just stopping by the reference desk for help during these hours. Visit our website to search the catalog, access databases and learn more about our print and digital collections. For more information about Research Appointments please contact Autumn Mather,, 312.443.3665.

*SAIC graduate students within certain programs can access the libraries Monday-Friday during the open hours of the museum.

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