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About the NIST Research Library and Museum

Research Library & Museum

The NIST Research Library and Museum plays a vital role in connecting the NIST community to information, ideas, and each other.

We support NIST's information needs with electronic and print resources, research assistance, and publishing support. We enhance the visibility and impact of manuscripts, data sets and other outputs, and provide expertise in data management and preservation.

We contribute to NIST’s future by preserving its past, provide spaces to collaborate, visualize and innovate, and enhance skills through learning programs.

Explore our mission, vision, and values that define our purpose and aspirations, and guide our actions that support NIST's research success.

spiral staircase in the NIST Research Library


Created February 7, 2011, Updated August 3, 2023