SPARC faculty and staff are happy to host your visit for research appointments to be held in the SPARC Reading Room, Goodman Center Room E435.

A maximum of three (3) linear feet of material will be available for a given three hour appointment.

To schedule an appointment, please contact us at [email protected] or call (212) 217-4385. Please contact us at least 24 hours before you would like to conduct your research, letting us know which items in our holdings you would like to view. In the event you need to cancel or delay your appointment we ask that you inform us as soon as possible. 

Please see our Research section for assistance with a line of inquiry and for questions about your visit.

If you've visited us before, we'd love to hear about your experience.  

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Research Hours

Fall Semester 2021

Monday 10am-1pm
Tuesday 5-8pm
Wednesday 10am-1pm
Thursday 5-8pm
Friday 10am-1pm
Saturday 2-5pm
Sunday Closed

Please consult the Exceptions & Changes in Hours section of the library's hours or FIT’s Academic Calendar for information about special closures and holidays.


Address: FIT Goodman Resource Center
Gladys Marcus Library, Room E435
Seventh Avenue at 27 Street
New York City 10001-5992

Information: (212) 217-4385


SPARC is located on the 4th floor of the Goodman Resource Center on the South-West corner of 27th Street and 7th Avenue. We are reached via the internal library stairs from the 5th floor.

By Subway

The FIT  Library can be reached by subway: 1, A, C, E, F, N, or R, and the M on weekdays only. Take the 1, N, or R to the 28th Street Station. Take the A, C, E, F, or M to the 23rd Street Station.

By Bus

The FIT Library can be reached by bus: M20, M23, or M34. The M20 runs south on Seventh Avenue and North on 8th Avenue. The M23 and M34 are cross-town buses. The Port Authority Bus Terminal is at 40th Street and 8th Avenue. New Jersey buses go to the George Washington Bridge Terminal, and then take the subway or metropolitan bus line.