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About the Field Museum Library

Marie Louise Rosenthal Library of the Field Museum

Reading Room Computers

The Reading Room provides 3 computers for research use. Users can search the Library's website, online catalog, photo archives database, or check their museum email. Please be respectful of other users and limit use if others are waiting.

Printing, Scanning, Photocopying

Printers, Scanners, and Photocopier

Printing, scanning, and photocopying are available in the Library. Wireless printing is not available. To schedule use of the scanner, please email

Black USB flash driveHow to Save Your Work

  • Bring a storage device (flash drive or other external drive) on which to save your work.
  • Save your work online in an online data storage space (Google Docs).
  • E-mail your work to yourself as an attachment.

Ask a Library staff member if you need assistance. The Library lends flash drives, but none are available for purchase.

Personal Laptops

Library patrons with their own laptops can access the Internet using the Museum's wireless network from anywhere in the Library. Printing is not available from personal laptops.