Goldthwait Polar Library (PLR)

The Goldthwait Polar Library (PLR) contains materials relevant to the polar and alpine regions of the world. The library has extensive collections on the history of polar exploration, glaciology, polar meteorology, glacial geology, remote sensing and paleoclimatology. The library receives several publications from national and international polar institutions on an exchange basis. The library has over 1,000 maps of the polar regions. The library is also responsible for the Byrd Polar Research Center's Publication Distribution Program.

Goldthwait Polar Library
Byrd Polar Research Center
176 Scott Hall
1090 Carmack Road
Columbus, OH 43210-1002


Open limited hours; please call before visiting.


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