Plasma Physics - Services

Plasma Physics Library


Requesting Materials

To request materials from Princeton University Library's main campus locations to the Furth Plasma Physics Library at PPPL, please fill out the PPPL Delivery Request Form.

To request materials from the Furth Plasma Physics Library at PPPL to pick up at Princeton University Library main campus locations, please fill out the PPL Material Request Form.


To request materials located in ReCAP, Princeton's offsite storage facility, click "Request" in in the Library catalog and select "Plasma Physics Library" as the pickup location.

Interlibrary Loan services are available for items not available at Princeton University Library or through Borrow Direct.

For journal articles, book chapters, and technical reports not available online or owned by Princeton, Furth Plasma Physics Library patrons may use the Article Express document delivery service.

Please contact for assistance.


A Princeton University TigerCard is required to borrow materials from the Furth Plasma Physics Library. All fulltime, permanent PPPL employees are eligible for a Princeton University TigerCard. To obtain a Princeton University TigerCard, visit the TigerCard Office in New South building on Princeton’s main campus.

If you are unsure if you are eligible for a Princeton University ID card, please contact Andrea Moten at (609) 243-2226 or email


Consultations and Instruction

Individual Consultations
To arrange for a research consultation, contact Anya Bartelmann at Before we meet to work on a research topic, please make sure that you send me the following information:

  1. In a sentence or two, describe your research topic or thesis.
  2. What materials (if any) have you collected so far?
  3. Please give me an example of a relevant book, article or paper that you found so far or that was recommended by your advisor.
  4. What library resources have you searched (if any)?

The Furth Library offers specialized library instruction on a variety of topics to faculty, students, and staff. Individual instruction is available by appointment. To schedule group or individual instruction, email Anya Bartelmann at


Off-Campus Access and Troubleshooting

Connecting to library resources from off-site:
To access Princeton University Library resources when not at PPPL or main campus, please review the guidelines for Off-Campus Access.

You will need your Princeton NETId and Password. This is separate from the PPPL VPN NETId and Password.