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The CSI Library is currently closed due to COVID-19. Librarians are available to help via chat or email: Checked out books will be automatically renewed and fines suspended.

Please visit our guide, Resources for Learning and Teaching Remotely (, for information about online tools (textbooks, streaming video, software, and more) to support distance teaching and learning. Many of these resources are openly available, but some databases require a SLAS/FLAS username and password for access. If you need to reset your password, please email the IT HelpDesk at

Search Library Resources

OneSearch allows you to search for books, articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers, streaming video and DVDs (media), or to search across all of our resources in one place.

Select a subject area from the dropdown to view a list of related databases and online resources organized by academic program.



Looking for a specific database like Academic Search Complete or JSTOR? View our Database A-Z List.

Search for Periodical by Title
Browse Periodicals by Subject

Our Research Guides help you find resources specific to your subject area or course. Choose a subject or course name from the list below to view the guide for that topic, or view a list of all our research guides.

This list of Frequently Asked Questions can help you navigate Library resources and services. If you have a question that is not answered by our FAQ, feel free to contact us.


Film Platform: a new livestreaming service with documentaries from around the world. Click to access.
Guide to available online resources for remote teaching and learning.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Guide
Citation Help Guide
Open Educational Resources (OER) are free teaching, learning, and research materials. Visit our OER guide at to learn more!
Ask-a-Librarian 24/7 chat help at
Link to Library feedback form. We want to hear from you!
Click for more information on online Library tutorials.
Use the linked form to get help from a subject specialist librarian.
Sign up for free access to the New York Times Online
Explore Our FDLP Government Documents Collection

Library Hours

The Library (building 1L) will be closed until further notice. Librarians are still available remotely to provide reference and research assistance, including help locating and using our many online collections and tools. Please contact us with any questions via chat or email:

Need Help?

Our online chat service is available 24/7. If a CUNY librarian is not available, an academic librarian from one of our partner libraries will assist you.