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The Libraries are resuming limited in-person research activities by appointment only as part of the University's Research Restart Plan.
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376 Lomita Drive, Stanford, CA 94305


The Sapp Center for Science Teaching and Learning, in which the library is located, is on the west side of Lomita Drive between Serra Mall and Roth Way, a short walk west of the Oval. The main entrance to the library is on the third floor.

Transit and Parking 

Marguerite lines N, O, and P have stops near the library. Time limit and visitor pay parking may be found on Lomita Drive between Roth Way and Campus Drive. A & C permit parking is available on Museum Way, and A permit parking may be found on Roth Way. Additional visitor pay parking and permit parking is available in the Roth Way Garage at Roth Way and Campus Drive West.


The entrance to the library is located on the third floor of the Sapp Center for Science Teaching and Learning, and is accessible via the building's passenger elevator, located to the left as one enters the building from Lomita Drive. The library occupies much of the third floor and all of the fourth floor of the Sapp Center, and a passenger elevator makes both floors accessible to library users.


The Robin Li and Melissa Ma Science Library supports research and teaching for the departments of Applied Physics, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Statistics. The entire Stanford community is welcome to use its collections and facilities. Located in the Sapp Center for Science Teaching & Learning, the Science Library is diffused throughout the building. The library occupies much of the third floor and all of the fourth floor and offers additional spaces for study and collaboration on the first and second floors. Subject liaisons are available to facilitate discovery, access, management, and preservation of print and online resources. Graduate students, postdocs, and faculty are eligible for 24-hour access to the Science Library.