Library & circulation

Hoover Tower, as seen from the Oval


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The Hoover Institution Library is housed in Hoover Tower. Visitors should register at the loan desk on the tower's main floor by filling out a registration form, presenting photo identification, and agreeing to the rules for use of materials. Non-Stanford visitors may use materials on site. Borrowing privileges are available to Stanford affiliates, as well as to cooperative card holders from participating California universities. Visit the Hoover Institution Library & Archives website for details.