About the library

The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Library is home to a specialized collection of books, journals and online materials with an emphasis on bioinformatics, cancer research, genetics, molecular biology, neurobiology and plant genetics. Our mission is to provide our scientists, staff and graduate students, and meeting and course participants, with scientific information and access to a state-of-the-art scientific library.

The Goals of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Library include providing the following:

  • Scientific information, both current and retrospective.
  • Access to computerized information sources.
  • Timely information for departments and support staff.
  • Current materials of general interest for staff and their families.

Contact the Library

Phone: +1 516.367.6872
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Our librarians are here to assist you, whether you need to research a particular topic, obtain an article or book by inter-library loan, make color copies, or use any of the other services offered by the CSHL Library.