Earth Sciences Library
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Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections houses resources to support the departments in the School of Earth Sciences with topics covering geology, seismology, energy resources engineering, environmental science, geophysics and geochemistry. The library also houses the main map library and GIS support services for the entire campus. The library is a depository for the United States Geological Survey.


Mitchell Building, 2nd Floor
397 Panama Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-2174


Materials in off-site storage and the locked stacks must be paged in advance.


Accessible to patrons with limited mobility. Elevator is available to take patrons to the library entrance on the 2nd floor. Power equipped accessible entrance is located on the south side of the building.


Located on the 2nd floor of the Mitchell Earth Sciences building, adjacent to the Main Quad and Geology Corner. Entrance may be gained from either side of the building.

Transit and parking

Marguerite: X, Y, O, SLAC. Nearest visitor parking: Parking Structure 2 on Panama Street and Via Ortega


Assistant Director of Geospatial, Cartographic and Scientific Data & Services, Head of the Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections
Earth Sciences Librarian
Digital and Rare Maps Librarian
Science Data Librarian
Geoospatial Manager
Geospatial Instruction & Reference Specialist


color printer
oversize scanner
public computer
Stanford-only computer