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


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


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: Via Ortega Garage at Panama St. and Via Ortega


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.


Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections houses resources to support the departments in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental 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.