LPL Library

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The LPL Library was established by Gerard P. Kuiper in 1962 as a reading room and ready reference collection serving the LPL faculty, staff, and graduate students. The library's interdisciplinary collection supports research and teaching in planetary science, primarily at the graduate level.

The library also has a large collection of topographic maps, chiefly of Arizona and the Southwest. 

For information and access, contact 520-621-2870, PG4gdWVycz0iem52eWdiOmZ1bmViYXJ1aGFnQHJ6bnZ5Lm5ldm1iYW4ucnFoIj5mdW5lYmFydWhhZ0Byem52eS5uZXZtYmFuLnJxaDwvbj4=.

LPL Library Services 

  • Maintain physical collection of books and journals, searchable through the LPL Library Catalog
  • Provide reference service, including assistance in database searching and obtaining materials
  • Act as liaison to UA Libraries personnel and services
  • Track refereed staff publications and post to Refereed Publications with LPL-Affiliated Authors