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LiMa study area

LiMa study area


  • (650) 723-1528

The Science Library's study space provides plenty of natural light and contains a variety of furniture for students' study needs, including group (third floor) or quiet study tables (fourth floor) and soft seating on both floors of the library. 

The Science Library has 16 dual-boot Mac/Windows computers. SUNet ID is required for use. 

The following software is available (only viewable from on-campus):

Macintosh software

Windows software

Other equipment available on the third floor study area includes one large format and one dual feed scanner, and two all-in-one color printer, photocopier and scanner.

No food or drinks are allowed (bottled water is okay).

Place to Study

absolute quiet
coffee nearby
conversation allowed
electrical outlets
group study
individual study
large tables
open late
public computer
Stanford-only computer


color copier
color printer
oversize scanner
public computer
Stanford-only computer