Answered By: Jennifer Yao Weinraub
Last Updated: Aug 14, 2019     Views: 2374

Material ConneXion is a source of cutting-edge materials for design.  The New School has access to their searchable database as well as their physical library located in Midtown Manhattan.

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 'Browse Databases' box within the 'Books & More' box.
  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. Please note that you will need to create an account. You can learn more about this process here

To visit the library in person, Contact Material ConneXion and make an appointment, stating that you are a Parsons student or faculty member.  Due to space limitations, classes and groups may be limited to visits from 6-8pm.