Alert: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries and the ONE Gallery, West Hollywood are closed until further notice. For questions about donations during this time, please email:

Getting Started

Appointments and Requests to Access Collections

Patrons wishing to conduct research in ONE Archives' collections are required to:

(1) make an appointment to visit the archives through our Reservation system

      (1a) if there are multiple people working on a project, a reservation is required for each researcher

(2) register and submit requests for materials in our Specialized Research Collections Request System

(3) you can review your requests by logging into your account, Specialized Research Collections Request System

     Please note: items requested from ONE Archives will remain in the "Awaiting Future Request Processing" status until you arrive.




Food and drinks are not allowed in the reading room. Visitors will also be asked to leave their backpacks, purses, jackets, etc. in lockers. Laptops, cell phones, and cameras are allowed at ONE, but personal scanners are prohibited.  For more information regarding access to ONE Archives' collection, please see our additional terms and conditions.



Reproduction Fees

Fees for USC Users and Alumni

Photocopies:  $0.35 per page + sales tax
PDF scans (low-res): $0.35 per page
Digital scans (high-res): $15.00 per image

Fees for Non-USC Users

Photocopies:  $0.70 per page + sales tax
PDF scans (low-res): $0.70 per page 
Digital scans (high-res): $30.00 per image


Find additional guidelines related to reproducing materials from ONE Archives at the USC Libraries here.


For questions regarding research, appointments, and collections, please call 213.821.2771 or email