News Service Library

Established in the early 1960s, the Stanford News Service Library houses faculty-staff publications including the Stanford Report, university press releases and the archive of the university photographer.

Our photo archive covers Stanford faculty, staff, places and events, and spans the early 1960s to the present. The collection includes negatives and proof sheets from roughly 20,000 assignments as well as more than 11,000 digital photographs.

Our video archive houses over 1,000 videos spanning the early 1990s to the present, and includes features and interviews.



OBTAINING PHOTOGRAPHS AND VIDEOS

In order to view non-digitized photographic materials you will need to make an appointment to visit the Library. Please contact the News Service Library at newslibrary@stanford.edu or (650) 725-1943. If digital copies of these materials are needed, scanning fees will apply, and several days' turnaround time may be required.

For Journalists

To obtain photographs for publication in news media, please contact the News Service Library at newslibrary@stanford.edu or (650) 725-1943. You may also find photographs accompanying recent press releases at http://newsphotos.stanford.edu.

Video B-roll of the Stanford campus is available for broadcast journalists to download. Contact the News Service for access instructions.

For Publishers

To obtain photographs for publication in textbooks, journals, film or other media, please email your request to newslibrary@stanford.edu and include the following information:

Please note licensing and/or scanning fees may apply to all publisher requests. To obtain videos (including archived video and B-roll) for use in film or other media, please contact Jack Hubbard, associate director for broadcast in the News Service, at jack.hubbard@stanford.edu or (650) 725-1294.

For Faculty and Staff

Many photographs from the News Service Library are available for use on university websites and in other university publications. Please contact the News Service Library at newslibrary@stanford.edu or (650) 725-1943 for information.