Use your NetID and password to access library resources when off-campus.
Our collection includes over 2 million books and e-books, over 100,000 e-journals; over 450 databases, and another 3.8 million titles in microforms.
Circulation Policy: Undergradutes: 50 books; one-month borrowing period. Faculty & Graduates: 99 books; semester loan (except branches). All patrons: 3 DVDs, with a one-week borrowing period.
Renewals: 3 times if no one is waiting for the material. Can be done online via STARS. More information.
Fines: $0.25/day, $85/lost book – Card is blocked at $5. More information.
Recalls: If you need a book that's checked out, you can place a Recall on it via STARS.
Photocopies/Scanners: Free scanning to USB and to Email. $.10 a page for print copies. You can put money on your student ID using Wolfie's Wallet. The Photocopy Center is on the 3rd Floor of Melville, near Circulation.
The entrance to the Main Stacks (Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences collections) is on the 3rd Floor.
The Central Reading Room (Main Reference Desk), Science & Engineering Library (North Reading Room) and Music Library are on the on 1st floor of Melville Library. There are several Branch Libraries on campus as well.
The Health Sciences Library is located on the East Campus. You have access to their collection, both in print and online.
The purpose of this guide is to help students find appropriate materials for doing college level research.
Try Britannica Online! It's also an online encyclopedia but it's not a wiki so there is less risk of incorrect information.
Once you find your topic, check the bottom of the page for citation information.