Plan a Visit to Special Collections

Special Collections is temporarily closed: All Special Collections services and materials are temporarily unavailable while professional movers relocate collections and furniture to prepare for the Carrier Library renovation and expansion. Learn more about the closure and move.

Remote Reference Questions

Researchers may email us reference questions about materials held by JMU Special Collections. Response times vary depending on demand and staff availability, and may take up to 5 weeks. At this time, staff will spend up to one hour of research time and will make up to 50 low-resolution scans per researcher.

Email us at with the details of your reference question.