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Brown University Library Locations

Library Collections Annex



The Library Collections Annex is located at 10 Park Lane in Providence, RI, about 4 miles from campus. The Annex is a high-density storage facility with a capacity of 1.5 million volumes. Collections from all campus libraries, and in a variety of formats, are shelved by size and located by barcode in a warehouse environment where temperature and humidity are carefully controlled.

Material shelved at the Annex may be requested using the Library's online catalog (Josiah); requested items are delivered to campus libraries usually within 24 hours. Other services offered by the Annex include electronic desktop delivery of journal articles and on-site use of Annex materials. The Annex is open during normal University hours.

  • Today's hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Email: annex@brown.edu
  • Telephone: 401-863-5722
    Fax: 401-867-3907
  • Library Collections Annex
    10 Park Lane
    Providence, RI 02907-3124
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