Collections

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.

Reserves: All course reserves are shelved behind the Fine Hall Wing Information Desk. All Lewis Reserve materials must be returned to either the Fine Hall Wing Information desk, or the Lewis Information Desk. Do not return Lewis reserves materials to any other library on campus.

New titles: Our collection of newly cataloged items can be found at the New Titles List:
          Select Lewis Library under Location.
          Select a date range from "last week" to "last 3 months" under Cataloged within.
          Sort by Call Number to see titles grouped by subject.

Electronic resources 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.

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.

Maps, atlases and related GIS materials are available in the Digital Map and GIS Center.

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