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  1. York College Library The York Library is here to assist you with your research needs. Location: 3rd floor, G-Wing Website: http://york.cuny.edu/library Reference Desk: (718) 262-2034 Periodicals Desk: (718) 262-2036 Circulation Desk: (718) 262-2033 Email: reference@york.cuny.edu Rev. 1/11

  2. Entrance

  3. What does the Library have? • Books • E-books • Journals • Newspapers • Magazines -In print *Online access (from home or on campus) -On microfilm/microfiche

  4. 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

  5. Group Study Rooms

  6. Quiet Study Area

  7. The Stacks • Stacks are located downstairs • These books can be checked out and taken home.

  8. The Reference Collection • Reference books are on the main (3rd) floor. • These materials cannot be checked out. You may photocopy them or use them in the Library.

  9. 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

  10. 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)

  11. 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!

  12. Circulation & Reserve Desk • Activate your York ID card. • This must be done everysemester 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.

  13. Library faculty are here to help! • Visit us at the Reference Desk • Email us for assistance with research questions: reference@york.cuny.edu

  14. 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. • www.york.cuny.edu/library