Lewis Library - Collections

Lewis Science Library

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Lewis Library offers an extensive collection of print and electronic resources in the sciences. Use the Main Catalog to discover the collections that are available at Lewis and other libraries. These include monographs, serials, documents, databases, e-journals, videos, theses and other types of materials.

Print Collections include Astrophysics, Biology, Chemistry, Geosciences, Mathematics, Physics and Psychology. The Lewis collection of over 350,000 volumes is primarily located on Lewis A-Floor and contiguous space on A Floors of Fine Hall Wing. Collections in the Lewis Annex (B-Floor) can be paged from the Fine Hall Wing Information desk.

Electronic resources are available trough the Main Catalog, and include subject and general databases and indexes, e-journals, newspapers, e-books, data files, maps, audio, video and image files. E-resources are available to users affiliated with Princeton University. When off campus, Princeton users can access resources remotely by using either VPN or the Library Proxy Server.  See Connect from Off Campus for details.

Course Reserves are available at the Information Desk in the Fine Hall Wing (Fine Hall, A-Floor). Ask for them by course number and call number

PLEASE RETURN COURSE RESERVE BOOKS TO THE INFORMATION DESK IN THE FINE HALL WING to ensure they are discharged from your account.  Please DO NOT return Lewis course reserve books to any other campus library, or put them in the book drop.

New titles: Our collection of newly cataloged items can be found at the Catalog:

          Select Lewis Library under Library
          Select a date range from "last week" to "last 3 months" under Recently added.

Multimedia collections (DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes) are accessible from staff at the Information Desk in the Fine Hall Wing.