SPARC faculty and staff are happy to host your visit for research appointments to be held in the SPARC Reading Room, Goodman Resource 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 the call numbers for which items in our holdings you would like to view. Also, please be prepared to give a phone number that will work in case we need to contact you regarding your appointment. In addition, please know that only when a Google Calendar appointment email has been sent that your appointment is confirmed.

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.

Research Hours (by appointment only)

Please note: 
For the month of June, SPARC will be closed to all researchers. We thank you for your patience.

March 3–22, 2024

  • Tuesday:  10 am–1pm
  • Wednesday:  5–8 pm
  • Sunday:  2–5 pm

July 1–August 18, 2024

  • Monday:  3:30–6:30pm

Request a Research Appointment

For any additional questions, please write to [email protected] or call (212) 217-4385.

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 southwest corner of 27th Street and 7th Avenue. From the Library entrance on the 5th floor, take the internal staircase down to the 4th floor where we are located in E435.

Directions to the FIT campus can be found here.