The Library collects materials in a wide variety of
formats and on a wide variety or subjects, though our
focus is on space policy, business & management,
and science & technology. For a description of our
collections and resources, please browse the Find menu
at the top of this page or visit the Find page.
The Library lends books, documents, videos, and audio
recordings to registered
library patrons and to other libraries through interlibrary
loan. Please see our Become
a Patron page and our Get
Books page for a description of borrowing policies
The Library can borrow books, documents, videos, and audio
recordings from libraries throughout
the United States for registered
library patrons. We also lend materials to researchers
through other libraries. See our interlibrary
loan policies on the Get
The Library can purchase documents from document delivery
vendors, retrieve documents from our print and online resources,
and borrow documents through
interlibrary loan. See the Documents
section of the Get
Books page for details.
The Library offers weekly alert
services on select topics, research updates,
and a new books announcement
Reference & Research
The Library offers full service reference
and research for NASA Headquarters employees and
limited services for the public.
Our reference librarians provide tours
of the library and demonstrations
of the library's resources.
The Library has study carrels and computers,
in a quiet and comfortable
environment. Use it for research or to get out of your
office and get some work done without distractions. The library has Wi-Fi access for guests and NASA Headquarters employees.
The Library is a convenient area for meeting with visitors
to NASA Headquarters, offering a pleasant environment
and streamlined security checkin. We have
comfortable furniture and relatively private areas
for small meetings. In addition, the Library is occasionally
available for special events. Contact the Library
Library staff are available for consultation to NASA
Headquarters employees on the organization & availability
of information, conducting research, evaluating databases,
and establishing resource centers or reference collections.
Contact the Library