GT Corley Smith Library

The GT Corley Smith Library at the Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS) was opened in 1979.

It contains a large collection of long-term Galapagos research. Our library houses a vast wealth of research materials, including thousands of books, articles, thesis and audiovisual items.

The library is open to the public, and encourages researchers and other visitors to come in and browse our collections.

Our email address is and our telephone number is (593) 5 2526-146, extension 118.

You can also access our collections digitally through our online catalog.

Opening Hours

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, from 7:30am to 12 noon, and from 1:30pm to 5pm.

The “Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands”, in French “Fondation Charles Darwin pour les îles Galapagos”, Association International sans but lucratif (“AISBL”), has its registered office located at Drève du Pieuré 19, 1160 Brussels, and is registered under the trade registry of Brussels under the number 0409.359.103.

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