CIIS Library

Laurance S. Rockefeller Library

CIIS’ commitment to quality instruction and innovative research is expressed in the collection of the Laurance S. Rockefeller Library. It offers a universe of online information including thousands of online books, journals, dissertations, and disciplinary databases. Most of the Library’s key resources are accessible via the Web.

Library collections include approximately 125,000 print and electronic books; about 200 print journal subscriptions and over 8,000 e-journals; 600 audiotapes and a growing video collection (including a special psychotherapy video collection). The Library is particularly strong in the fields of counseling and psychology, philosophy and religion, East-West comparative studies, social and cultural anthropology, various facets of an integral worldview, and the perennial wisdom.


Monday – Friday: 10am – 6pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11am – 5pm

See library website for the most up-to-date information on hours, especially for summer term and between-term hours.

Contact the Library

CIIS Main Building, 2nd Floor
1453 Mission St.,
San Francisco, CA 94103

Circulation Desk: I (415) 575-6180

Reference Desk:

Office: I (415) 575-6184