Lathrop Library
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Lathrop Library


Lathrop Library houses the following:

Academic Technology Lab

Tech Desk

Digital Language Lab

24-hour study room

East Asia Library

SUL technical services departments, including Acquisitions, Metadata, and Preservation



518 Memorial Way
Stanford, CA 94305


Entry to the East Asia Library requires a valid Stanford ID Card, or visitor registration with a valid government-issued photo ID card. Borrowing is limited to Stanford faculty, students and staff with a valid Stanford ID, UC Berkeley ID holders, and UC students with a UC/Stanford Reciprocal Services Program card.

Access to SUL technical services departments (Acquisitions, Metadata, Preservation) are by appointment only.


Lathrop Library is wheelchair-accessible. An elevator services all floors.


Lathrop Library is directly east of the Oval, and adjacent to Memorial Hall. There are multiple public entrances.

Transit and parking

Marguerite lines X, Y, and P run close to Lathrop Library, with stops at Serra and Galvez Streets (X, Y) and the campus Oval (P). Pay & Display visitor permit parking may be found at the Visitor Center/Track House lot and Memorial Way. The campus Oval includes a small number of coin-metered spaces.


color printer
oversize/poster printer
Stanford-only computer