Locations

Specialized collections of books and journals are held in Banbury, Beckman, Delbruck, Demerec, Freeman, James and Marks to support scientists working in specific fields. All books and journals are listed in the library catalog.

All materials in the CSHL Library have been assigned call numbers and are shelved in specific named locations. When you find an item in iLink, it is important to note both the location code and the call number.  Please see library staff if you have any problems finding what you need.

Location in iLink  Where to find the material
Archives Archives in Main Library, contact Archives staff
Being: acquired, fixed, processed, returned, transferred Contact library staff for help.
Bindery Contact Gail Sherman, ext. 8352 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Checked Out Contact library staff to request a hold.
Course Collection Contact library staff for help.
Course Delete shelf Contact library staff for help.
Dissertation/Theses shelf Basement of Main Library.
Donated items Contact library staff for help.
End of Bound Journals Basement of Main Library. Computer room.
Internet Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you cannot access.
Item is not on shelf Contact library staff for help.
Item is part of exhibit Contact library staff for help.
Item is missing Contact library staff for help.
James D. Watson Special Collection Archives in Main Library,contact Archives staff
Library Office Contact library staff for help.
Satellite libraries: Contact library staff for help if you can't find materials.
  • Banbury
Banbury Conference Center
  • Beckman
Third floor.
  • Delbruck
Meeting Room
  • Demerec
Conference Room
  • Freeman
  • James
Conference Room
  • Keck
Basement of Beckman
  • Marks
  • Woodbury
Conference room
Lost Contact library staff for help.
Lost and paid for Contact library staff for help.
Main Library circulating collection Basement of Main Library.
Monographs in Series Main Library Reading Room
New Book Shelf Main Library Reading Room
On Reserve Contact library staff for help.
On Hold Contact library staff for help.
On loan to another library Contact library staff for help.
Out of Print Collection Contact library staff for help.
Oversize Materials Basement of Main Library. Separate shelf.
Racker Reading Room Blackford Hall
Reference Basement of Main Library. Reference room.
See Note Contact library staff for help.
Storage at Woodbury Contact Gail Sherman, ext. 8352 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Video Collection Contact library staff for help.

Availability of Material

For specific information on the availability of materials or to arrange an appointment to use the Archives, please contact (516)367-8414 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please consult our Permissions & Copyright Policies for any materials you wish to use.

This collection was processed under the grant History and Development of Molecular Biology: New Sources through the Hidden Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives Collections (1890-1910), (NAS11-RB-50178-11). Funding provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. nhprc-2-m