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BRANNER EARTH SCIENCES LIBRARY AND MAP COLLECTIONS
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Access & Circulation

The Branner Library Collections are open to the public. Reference services are limited to members of the Stanford community and users of the federal depository collections. Other users who do not have a current barcoded University ID may qualify for access to the library's collections and facilities. For questions regarding access and borrowing privileges, consult the Access Policy For Stanford University Libraries.

The library is accessible to persons with limited mobility by using the elevator from the first floor. Persons unable to ascend stairs should ask at the Circulation Desk in order to gain access to the maps on the mezzanine.

All Stanford faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and staff are eligible to use and borrow materials in Branner Library upon presentation of their valid Stanford ID. Other registered borrowers may use and borrow materials in the library within the guidelines listed in the Stanford Access Policy upon presentation of their valid Stanford Libraries borrowers ID. Contact the Privileges Desk at Green Library, (650) 723-1492 or by , for information on becoming a registered borrower and obtaining a valid library card. Federal depository collections users may borrow materials from the California Regional Library; this service is at the Information Center in the Green Library.

To borrow items from Branner's locked stack or storage collections, users need to fill out a request form. Items will be then be available the next working day after 12.

Circulation Periods

Books, monograph series volumes, maps, theses and technical reports circulate by the quarter to Stanford faculty and graduate students and four weeks to most other eligible borrowers. The above items are subject to recall after seven days if requested by another Stanford patron. If not needed by another user, these materials may be renewed via User Services: Circulation Records (Sunet ID required), by e-mailing Branner Library, or in person.

Most reserve materials circulate for two hours. When checking out a reserve item, be sure to note carefully the hour and day item is due. Overdue reserve items are fined by the minute overdue.

Unbound journals circulate for three days and can't be renewed. Bound journals circulate for four days and may be renewed once.



Last modified: December 11, 2009

   
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