The Joan Staats Library
The services and collections of the Joan Staats Library support the Jackson Laboratory's mission to improve the quality of human life through discoveries arising from our own genetic research and by enabling the research and education of others.
We are open to the public during normal Laboratory hours which are: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Check-in at the Receptionist's Desk is required.
Our specialized collection areas include: genetics, inbred mice, animal health and husbandry, development, embryology, complex traits, immunology, cancer, molecular biology, neuroscience and computational biology.
The collection comprises nearly 5,600 electronic journal titles, 80 print journal titles and a book collection of more than 4,000 volumes. Our Reprint Collection numbers over 46,000 journal articles. The Library is located on the second floor of the C.C. Little Library and Conference Center.
The Jackson Laboratory Historical Archives Collection includes the C.C. Little Papers, 1929-1954; The Jackson Laboratory Staff Personal Papers, including the George Snell Papers; The Jackson Laboratory Publications; a Photograph Collection of over 5000 prints and negatives; and numerous media and museum collections.