- Heather Yager
- Archivist and Digital Collections Librarian
- 415-379-5490 (direct)
- Stella Tang
- Technical Services Librarian
- 415-379-5492 (direct)
- Diane T Sands
- Collection Development Librarian
- 415-379-5489 (direct)
- Yolanda Bustos
- Archives and Digital Collections Assistant Librarian
- 415-379-5487 (direct)
- Heather Aston
- Library Assistant: Collections Maintainence
- 415-379-5835 (direct)
- Kelly Jensen
- Library Assistant: Interlibrary Loan
- 14153795493 (direct)
Who can use the Academy Library?
The Library is open to all staff, students, and volunteers of the Academy during regular business hours (Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm).
Members of the public with a legitimate research interest are welcome to use the collections by appointment.
Can I check out books from the Academy Library?
Items from the Academy Library only circulate to Academy Staff for in-house use. Members of the public may view items in the Naturalist Center
How do I contact a Librarian?
Librarians are generally available during regular business hours (Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm).
We can help you with questions, provide referrals, or schedule an appointment for you to visit the Library.
You can contact the Library by
Phone: (415) 379-5484
How do I look up a book?
How do I find journal articles?
The Academy Library offers access to a variety of databases and indexes, both free and subscription services. You must be on-site at the Academy to use the subscription databases.
I know what I want, now how do I get it?
Can I reuse or publish your photographs or other materials?
In most cases, the answer is yes. Please see Scanning, Reproduction & Use for more information.
I can’t find any archival collections in the catalog. How do I search for those?
Can I volunteer at the Library?
We periodically have volunteer opportunities for both short-term, project based and long-term assignments.
Please contact Volunteer Services if you are interested in becoming a Library volunteer.