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Visit the NOAA Libraries catalog to find items held by our Library. By selecting "NEFSC Lionel A. Walford Library" from the drop-down menu of libraries, you can find items specific to our collection.

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Lionel A. Walford Library Contact Information


Claire L. Steimle, MLS, Biological Sciences Librarian




(732) 872-3035


Lionel A. Walford Library
James J. Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory
NOAA Fisheries, Northeast Fisheries Science Center
74 Magruder Road
Sandy Hook, New Jersey 07732


The Library is open from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. The Library is closed on Federal Holidays.


The Library is open to visitors who have marine sciences related research needs. Library materials cannot leave the premises. Please note that a confirmed appointment must be scheduled prior to visiting the Library. Visitors are required to present identification and sign-in at the Laboratory's front desk.

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