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York College Library The York Library is here to assist you with your research needs. Location: 3 rd floor, G-Wing Website: Reference Desk: (718) Periodicals Desk: (718) Circulation Desk: (718) Rev. 1/11
What does the Library have? Books E-books Journals Newspapers Magazines -In print * Online access (from home or on campus) -On microfilm/microfiche
More reasons to visit the Library: Wi-Fi Hotspot Computers (there are more than 120) Printers Photocopiers Quiet study areas Group study rooms Use your $50 balance
Group Study Rooms
Quiet Study Area
The Stacks Stacks are located downstairs These books can be checked out and taken home.
The Reference Collection Reference books are on the main (3 rd ) floor. These materials cannot be checked out. You may photocopy them or use them in the Library.
Articles – Available online?! (Print them out or save them) Yes! Find quality articles via our Research Databases. All you need is: An Internet connection Your VPN account or activated York ID card Databases are available: On-campus Off-campus Log in with your VPN account Or click on the and type library barcode
Journals, Newspapers, & Magazines To look at a “hard copy” of one of these: Visit the PERIODICALS DESK York Library has over 500 current periodical titles in print To see back issues: Visit the MICROFORMS ROOM York Library has 145,000 microforms (journals, magazines, and newspapers)
If York Library doesn’t own it… Your York ID card will grant you access to other CUNY libraries. You may use it to check out their books. York Library has borrowing arrangements with: Other CUNY libraries (CLICS) Libraries around the country (ILL) Ask us how to use CLICS, ILL, and other services!
Circulation & Reserve Desk Activate your York ID card. This must be done every semester so you can use the library’s online services. Check out & return library materials See if your professor put something on RESERVE and borrow reserved materials.
Library faculty are here to help! Visit us at the Reference Desk us for assistance with research questions:
Library Hours Library’s Spring 2011 hours Monday to Thursday, 9 am – 10:00 pm Friday, 9 am – 8:00 pm Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm Sunday, 12 pm – 5 pm 24/7 from home (VPN or ) Check the library website for changes.