Sherman Fairchild Library

Campus Location: Building 43
Sunday: 9am - 12am
Monday: 9am - 12am
Tuesday: 9am - 12am
Wednesday: 9am - 12am
Thursday: 9am - 12am
Friday: 9am - 12am
Saturday: 9am - 12am
Hours Notes:
After 5pm on weekdays and all day on weekends/holidays, you must show a Caltech ID, Caltech Library Borrower's Card, Caltech Library Guest Reader's Card, JPL badge, or Caltech Alumni Association ID card for access. After midnight, you must have a valid Caltech ID. For students interested in study space outside of the Library’s hours, please contact your Option Admin about access to your academic buildings.

Print Collection

  • Applied Sciences
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Features

  • Reference Services
  • e-Device Checkout: Kindles, iPads, Laptops, Cameras
  • Group Study Rooms
  • PCs & Macs
  • Color Printers/Scanners/Copiers
  • Flatbed Scanners
  • Course Reserves
  • DocuServe & InterLibrary Loan
  • General Registration 
  • Bindery Service
  • Microfilm Reader 
  • Publish on Demand Service 
  • Reading Room

Cahill Library

Campus Location: Building 17, 1st Floor South
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Hours Notes:

People who have offices in Cahill have access to that library 24 hours.

Print Collection

  • Astrophysics

Features

  • PCs & Macs
  • Color Printer/Scanner/Copier

Dabney Library

Campus Location: Building 40, 1st Floor North
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Hours Notes:

HSS Faculty have 24 hour access to this library with their ID card. If your ID card does not work, please contact Campus Security (x4701).

Print Collection

  • Humanities

Features

  • Reading Room
  • Basement Study Areas
  • PCs & Macs
  • Reference Services
  • Color Printer/Scanner/Copier

Geology Library

Campus Location: 210 North Mudd
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Hours Notes:

Faculty, students, and staff within the GPS division have 24 hour access to this library with their ID card. If your ID card does not work, please contact Campus Security (x4701).

Print Collection

  • Geology
  • Planetary Sciences
  • Map Collection

Features

  • Large Format Plotter/Printer
  • Oversize Flatbed Scanner
  • PCs & Macs
  • Color Printer/Scanner/Copier

Millikan Library

Campus Location: Building 32
Sunday: 9am - 12am
Monday: 8am - 12am
Tuesday: 8am - 12am
Wednesday: 8am - 12am
Thursday: 8am - 12am
Friday: 8am - 12am
Saturday: 9am - 12am
Hours Notes:

Access after 5pm on weekdays and all day on weekends/holidays is limited to card swipe access by current Caltech faculty, postdocs, students and staff.

Print Collection

  • Astronomy
  • Chinese Collection
  • Geology
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • U.S. & California Government Documents
  • Leisure Reading
  • Campus Group Collections

Features

  • Library Administration 
  • PCs & Macs
  • Color Printer/Scanner/Copier
  • DVDs

Archives

Campus Location: Building 74
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed

Print Collection

  • Archives & Special Collections

Features

  • Online Appointment Scheduling & Materials Request
  • Oral Histories
  • AV & Digital Media Collection
  • Manuscripts, Books & Texts
  • Artifacts & Fine Art
  • Online Exhibits