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Contact Watson Library

Watson Library will provide brief responses to questions about specific artists and objects in the Museum's collections, and library services.

Please review our Frequently Asked Questions for Visitors in advance of your visit.

For image licensing inquiries, please review The Met’s Image and Data Resources.

Please note that Watson Library does not provide scans from books in our collection. Overhead book scanners are available for use during your in-person visit.

Submit your question using the form below, and be as specific as you can. Along with your question, please provide the following information:

  • Your first and last name.
  • Your email address.
  • Where are you in the research process? What libraries and resources have you used?

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Suggest a Library Purchase

The Library welcomes your suggestions for books and periodicals to add to our collection.