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1259 Trumansburg RoadIthaca, NY 14850
Founder of the Paleontological Research Institution Gilbert Harris works on the institution's publications, ca 1949.


The Paleontological Research Institution holds an invaluable geological research library. Our staff and volunteers are currently in the midst of an initiative to move the library to more adequate facilities and we need your help!

We are currently packing books in a searchable order before beginning work on their new facility or digital catalog. Library volunteers should be available during the weekday between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, and able to occasionally lift boxes of up to 50 lbs.


  • History
  • Research
  • Library Sciences
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Environmental Science

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • A recommended commitment of 4 - 8 hours per week.

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