Science Libraries at the Smithsonian
Botany and Horticulture Library
The Botany Library and Horticulture Branch Library provide research support for their respective Smithsonian research departments and the large number of botanists world-wide who use the collections and resources.
John Wesley Powell Library of Anthropology
The John Wesley Powell Libray of Anthropology collection reflects the important role that the Smithsonian Institution played in the development of anthropology as a formal discipline in the United States.
Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History
The Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History holds the Smithsonian's collection of rare books in anthropology and the natural sciences.
Museum Support Center Library
The Museum Support Center Library supports the research needs of staff at the Smithsonian's Museum Support Center and across the Institution for the purposes of collections storage, research, and conservation.
National Museum of Natural History Library
The National Museum of Natural History Library consists of a main branch and 11 specialized collections throughout the National Musuem of Natural History building.
National Zoological Park Library
Opened in 1898, the National Zoological Park Library is one of the oldest in continuing existence at the Smithsonian.
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Library
The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Library provides support for Smithsonian scientists studying coastal zone ecosystems and the education staff and programs.
Smithsonian Libraries Research Annex
The Smithsonian Libraries Research Annex is the most subject-diverse branch within the Smithsonian Libraries system, with extensive serials holdings as well as monographs, and many unique and specialized collections.
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Library
The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Library supports research, publications, exhibits and public programming of the Institution, as well as those of other museums and research institutions in Central America and Panama.