Stokes Library - For Faculty

Stokes Library

Today's Hours

For summer, holidays or recess hours, please consult the full schedule.

Contact Us

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

Links for Faculty

Book Pick-up Service- Princeton graduate students and faculty, as well as the limited number of undergraduate students who are authorized to be on campus, have an active PUID, and have completed safety training, may pick up print books and items, including Borrow Direct books, from the on-campus libraries. To submit a request, click the “Request Pick-up or Digitization” button on the catalog record and select "Physical Item Delivery."  Note: only the individual who submits the request may pick up the material.

Article Express - We'll do our best to get it to you ASAP

Circulation Policy

NIH Public Access Policy

*TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED* Book Express (Princeton School of Public and International Affairs faculty only) - Get a book delivered to your mailbox from any Princeton University campus library. (Note: Borrow Direct, Interlibrary Loan, and Columbia and New York Public ReCAP books must be picked up at the selected location.)

Information for Faculty

The Library in Wallace Hall serves the needs of the faculty, students and staff in the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and the Office of Population Research. The library staff WELCOME you to Princeton University. The staff consists of 3.5 librarians and 4 support staff.

Reserve Reading

The Library makes reserve readings available for Princeton School of Public and International Affairs courses.

Please submit your reserve readings lists as early as possible. Journal articles and book chapters, where copyright guidelines allow, will be made available electronically through the library website and through the Blackboard or Canvas sites for individual courses. The library will request copyright clearance for any readings made available electronically that fall outside the "fair use" guidelines. Readings not available electronically will be available in paper form in the library. These can circulate for 3 hours. To submit your lists or for questions about reserve readings, contact Linda Chamberlin (, 609-258-4848).

Research Consultations/Library Instruction

Library staff are available to help you with your research needs or to provide instruction in the use of library materials for you or your students. General library orientations, sessions for resources related to specific courses, or workshops related to specific databases are available. Please contact Ofira Schwartz-Soicher (, 609-258-0549).

Electronic Classroom

The instructional classroom with 12 student workstations and an instructor's workstation is located in Room 070. Its primary purpose is for classes conducted by Princeton University Library staff for the Princeton University community. The classroom is also used for computer workshops held by the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Office of Population Research, and Sociology Department. The classroom reverts to general library research computers when not reserved for class sessions. You can reserve the room by filling out the Reserve Electronic Classroom form.

Collaborative Study Rooms

The Collaborative study rooms are located in Rooms 065 and 067. These rooms are designed for GROUPS of students and/or faculty to work on various projects. The rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis or can be reserved on the calendar posted outside of each room.