2575 Sand Hill Road, Building 050 Mail Stop 82 Menlo Park, CA. 94025-7090


The SLAC Research Library Reading Room is located in the lobby of Building 050 (Computer Bldg.), situated half-way around the Loop Road on the SLAC Campus, which is west of the main Stanford Campus at 2575 Sand Hill Road.

Transit and Parking 

All visitors to SLAC must show a valid SLAC badge upon entering the site. Parking at SLAC is free, but limited. The SLAC line or route of Stanford's free Marguerite Shuttle runs regularly.


Most of the SLAC library collections are either electronic or remotely stored hard-copy materials. Library use is limited to current SLAC staff only. Library users are encouraged to email requests to SLAC Library staff will respond to the requests as soon as possible.


The SLAC Research Library supports research needs in the fields of photon science, particle physics and astrophysics, environmental safety and health, and computing and engineering.