Answered By: Jennifer Yao Weinraub (Libraries)
Last Updated: Aug 16, 2023     Views: 2775

Material ConneXion is a source of cutting-edge materials for design. The New School has access to their searchable database as well as the physical library located at 28 Liberty Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10005 (by appointment only). 


To access the database,

  1. Go to the library website at (If you're off campus, sign into and click on the “Libraries” link in the Apps Locker.)
  2. Click on the “Databases A-Z” icon under the “Quick Links” header located on the Libraries homepage.
  3. Once you're on this new page, click on M and then scroll down until you get to “Material ConneXion.”
  4. Click on the link to access the database. 

Material ConneXion is welcoming student visits and encourages classes to visit as a group. Individual appointments may occasionally be accommodated but are not preferred.  

Class visits can be scheduled by instructors by contacting Michael Isserlis, Senior Director, Sales, at misserlis @