Patron ID numbers and passwords are used to request and circulate physical material within the Library. Patron ID numbers do not provide access to subscription databases or digitized materials with the note "Access is available only to on-site readers and Getty staff."
Patron ID numbers are issued to researchers who intend to visit the Library to consult materials in-person as a registered Reader as well as issued to Getty Staff, Scholars, Interns, Guest Researchers, Docents, and Volunteers.
If you would like to visit the library as a Reader, please submit a Library Request Form to make an appointment.
Getty Staff, Scholar, Intern, Guest Researcher, Docent or Volunteer who would like a patron ID, can visit the Reference Desk, Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. If you are unable to visit during Library hours, contact the Reference Desk at 310-440-7390 or submit a Library Request Form.
Select Sign in at the top of screen
Enter your patron ID number and password
Enter patron ID in PATRON ID field
Enter password in PASSWORD field (You may be prompted to change your password)
When signed in, your name will appear at the top of the screen.
If you have login issues, contact the Reference Desk at 310-440-7390 or visit the Reference Desk, Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. You may also submit a Library Request Form.
Signing into the Library Catalog requires a Getty-issued patron ID number. Patron ID numbers are issued to researchers who intend to visit the library to consult materials in person as a registered Reader as well as to Getty Staff, Scholars, Interns, Guest Researchers, Docents and Volunteers.
Sign in to do the following:
Request physical materials to consult in-person in the library
View your requests, loans, and loan history in My Account
Create a saved records list and saved searches for future access
Add labels to records to create private lists
Create notifications for saved searches
(Note: Signing in does not provide access to the contents of subscription databases or to digitized materials that are available "on-site" only. These resources must be consulted on-site in the library. When off-site Getty Staff, Scholars, and Interns with a Getty OneID may access subscription databases and some digitized materials by logging in to Pulse Secure with a Getty device. When off-site Getty Staff, Scholars, and Interns please also note that the Library Catalog does not currently working properly when accessed from WebConnect on a personal device. Contact Getty Library Reference with any questions).
1. Select "Sign In"
2. Select "Forgot your Patron ID or Password"
3. Select "Click here to reset password"
4. Enter your patron ID number or the email address you provided when you received your patron ID number. A reset link will be sent to your email.
How do I change my password?
1. Sign in to your account
2. Select "My Account"
3. Click on "Personal Details"
4. Make sure the e-mail listed is your current email. If it is not, select "edit" and type in your current email. Then select "Update Login Credentials."
5. Enter old password, new password, retype new password to confirm. Click save.