Hoover Archives Reading Room Update: Limited Access for Stanford Affiliates

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
The new archives reading room on April 15, 2014

June 16, 2020


Starting Monday, June 29th, 2020, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives reading room will be open by appointment only. At this time, appointments are limited to:

  • Stanford and Hoover Fellows

  • Stanford professors, including emeriti

  • Stanford post-docs

  • Stanford graduate students

  • Stanford Visiting Scholars with a current Stanford ID card

Appointments are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and can be requested via https://go.oncehub.com/HILAreadingroom. In order to comply with safety guidelines, only a limited number of appointments will be available each day.

Before your arrival:

  • Complete the COVID-19 Hygiene Best Practices, EHS-2470-WEB in STARS. 

  • Prior to coming to campus each day, use the Stanford Health Check Tool to self-report your health status.

  • Follow guidance provided by the Stanford Health Check Tool.

    • Do not come onsite if you are sick or feel unwell.

    • If you are sick or feel unwell, follow Stanford guidance and contact your primary care provider as needed. 

Upon your arrival:

  • Be prepared to show

    • your Health Check status

    • your current Stanford University ID card

  • Wear a face covering while on campus and inside campus buildings.

  • Wash your hands frequently to prevent illness and the spread of infections.

  • Plan to arrive at the main entrance to the Herbert Hoover Memorial Building.

  • Adhere to physical distancing guidelines (6 feet).