Computers & Equipment

There is one Cardinal Print device located on the main floor of the Library. Visit the Cardinal Print website for more information. A microform reader/printer is available for use in the library. 

There are three kiosk workstations available for accessing the catalog on the main floor of the library. An additional kiosk machine is available in the Map Mezzanine. 

Specialized equipment available include:

  • Self-help scanners.
  • Large-scale black-and-white copier located on the Map Mezzanine.
  • Large format 42" full color scanner, 600 dpi resolution. Please contact Branner Library Reference at for an appointment to use the scanner. Stanford only, please.


A full list of applications is available here: Mac, PC. Further information is available on the Academic Computing homepage. Additional software is available on the Stanford Geospatial Center lab desktop computers.

Stanford Geospatial Center

Branner Earth Sciences Library and Map Collections, located on the second floor of the Mitchell Building, provides access for current faculty, students, and staff to geospatial data, digital map services, and geographic information systems (GIS). In addition, we provide ongoing GIS reference and research consultation. The library has seven Windows GIS Workstations equipped with GIS software and geospatial data. Please contact Stace Maples, 725-9179, or David Mederios, 725-1102, for information on using these machines.