The Princeton University Library system encompasses 12 libraries that contain a total of 7.3 million volumes, 83K serial titles, 6.7 million microforms, and 49K linear feet of manuscripts.
It is headquartered in the Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Library building, named after tire magnate Harvey Firestone.
The Firestone Library houses open-stack collections, the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, The Scheide Library, a social science data center, and a variety of library services.
Another library, the Lewis Science Library, is renowned for its consolidated research collections and staff for the physical and life sciences, as well as maps and geospatial information.
Other campus libraries include Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology, East Asian Library and the Gest Collection, Stokes Library (for Public and International Affairs & Population Research), Mendel Music Library, Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, Architecture Library, Engineering Library, the Furth Plasma Physics Library, and two annexes, the Forrestal Annex (Annex A) and ReCAP.
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