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Stokes Library

Today's Hours

  • Open 8:30 am to 12:00 am
    For summer, holidays or recess hours, please consult the full schedule

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Princeton University
Phone: (609) 258-5455
Fax: (609) 258-6844

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Stokes Library, located on the lower level of Wallace Hall, is the primary point-of-contact for Library Services for the Woodrow Wilson School (WWS) and the Office of Population Research (OPR). In addition to housing the WWS Reserve Collection and the Ansley J. Coale Population Research Collection, the Stokes Librarians and Staff work closely with faculty and students to provide:

  • Classroom instruction
  • In-depth, one-on-one research consultations
  • Bibliographic management software guidance
  • Assistance with NIH Public Access Policy compliance for OPR affiliates
  • Reserve materials processing
  • Document delivery

The comfortable, well-lit library offers quiet study space, stand-up desks, collaborative study rooms, an electronic classroom and book scanning facilities, along with work stations for specialized quantitative research. If you would like assistance, please contact a Stokes Librarian. We are happy to assist you!

The Ansley J. Coale Population Research Collection

Crowd of peopleThe Ansley J. Coale Population Research Collection, serving the Office of Population Research, houses an extensive collection of demographic materials. The collection contains more than 40,000 bound volumes, as well as over 15,000 reprints, technical reports, manuscripts, and working and discussion papers. Sixty percent of the collection consists of worldwide statistical material (censuses and vital statistics). The collection also contains international censuses through 2009 on over 4,000 reels of microfilm. Subjects collected include: formal demography (fertility, mortality and immigration), population policy, family planning, epidemiology, child and public health, and health statistics.

The Woodrow Wilson School Reserve Collection

Woodrow Wilson School BuildingThe Woodrow Wilson School is primarily served by the Public and International Affairs & Population Research library, which is part of the University's extensive library system and is located in the lower level of Wallace Hall. It provides reserve materials in support of both graduate and undergraduate studies, and houses a core collection of books, journals, and research materials that supplements the Social Sciences collections at Firestone.

Directions

The Donald E. Stokes Library is located on the lower level of Wallace Hall.

From OFF Campus:

From Nassau Street (Route 27)- Turn onto Washington Road (Route 571 East). At second light, turn left onto Prospect Street. Wallace Hall is behind  the third building on left (stone facade). Metered street parking is available.

From Route 1 South - Turn right onto Washington Road (Route 571 West). At third light, turn right onto Prospect Street. Wallace Hall is behind the third building on left (stone facade). Metered street parking is available.

Amenities

Computers
Electronic Classroom
Group Study Room
Laptops
Microfilm/fiche Reader
Photocopier
Printers (B&W)
Scanner
Study Carrels