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Making a Digital Item Request

NYPL staff can request copies of files transferred from digital media carriers by Digital Archives staff by making a Research Library Digital Item Request via Service Now. Please contact NYPL Digital Archives with any questions.

What to include in request:

Please include as much descriptive information about the collection as possible, the following assists in locating and preparing requested items:

  • Name of collection.
  • Description or list of content, if known.
  • Any and all known associated numbers of collection: call number(s), CMS id(s), SPEC id(s), and/or Electronic Record (ER) number(s) for example.
  • Specify whether the reqeusted items are for internal use (by NYPL staff) or for external use (a request from parties outside NYPL).