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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.
Learn more about the Libraries' entry requirements and available services.

Research support

  • Research services Advanced support for the research activities of the Stanford community.
  • Search tools Discover and access library and archival materials, data, and e-resources beyond the library catalog.
  • Specialists Advanced research assistance in dozens of subject areas.
  • Guides (Link leaves current site) Course- and topic-based guides to collections, tools, and services.
  • Projects & innovations Projects and partnerships between the Libraries and research community.
  • Workshops Specialists provide instruction on research methods and tools.
  • Copyright reminder Annual review of key issues and recommended practices.

Librarian with rare maps.
Rare map collections support research across disciplines.