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  • Libraries & Archives

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  • Your Parsons education extends far beyond the making studio. The New School’s libraries and archives offer an array of resources for you to draw on as you fortify your creative practice with critical thinking and research. From archival collections to shared libraries, our resources and learning spaces support an interdisciplinary approach to education.

  • Research Resources

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      Angelo Donghia Materials Library and Study Center

      Funded by the Angelo Donghia Foundation, the Angelo Donghia Materials Library and Study Center consists of a library, a gallery, a computer lab, and a lecture hall. The library allows you to review and check out state-of-the-art resources, putting the latest and most exclusive materials at your fingertips.

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      The New School Archives

      The New School Archives & Special Collections collects, preserves and provides access to many types of archival and rare materials, including artists' books, film and audio, letters, office files, journals, scrapbooks, photographs, posters, university publications, and much more.

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      University Libraries

      Our university libraries support your research and creative growth with academic resources available through the List Center Library, University Center Library, Performing Arts Library, and the online Research Library Consortium of South Manhattan. Degree-seeking students also have access to selected nearby academic libraries and collections.

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  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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