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.
  • Topic guides Library resources selected by subject specialists to focus your research on a topic.
  • Course guides Library resources selected by a subject specialist, in cooperation with the instructor, to support your course work.
  • Course reserves (SearchWorks) Selected books and media set aside for short-term lending to students enrolled in a course.
  • Projects & innovations Projects and partnerships between the Libraries and research community.
  • Workshops Specialists provide instruction on research methods and tools.

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