The CSI Library is currently closed due to COVID-19. Librarians are available to help via chat or email: https://library.csi.cuny.edu/help/ask. Checked out books will be automatically renewed and fines suspended.
Please visit our guide, Resources for Learning and Teaching Remotely (library.csi.cuny.edu/eresources), 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
In December 2019, Wuhan Municipal Health Commission, China, reported a cluster of cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, Hubei Province. A novel coronavirus was eventually identified and designated “SARS-CoV-2”, and the disease it causes “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). COVID-19 was officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11th, 2020.
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The Library has put together this guide listing electronic resources that are now available to students and faculty to help with distance learning and teaching for the Spring semester:
Our electronic resources are available 24/7 via your SLAS/FLAS log in. Details for off campus access here:
Access to our e-books, e-journals, databases, and streaming video are available directly from our homepage:
Specific databases are located in our A-Z list:
Research guides are available for each discipline:
We are here to help! Please visit our 24/7 Chat Reference Services, along with other contact information to address any questions:
Faculty seeking help developing a research assignment or any other library-related questions are free to contact the library liaison for your discipline:
The Library values feedback from the CSI community. If you have any questions or concerns, please send us your thoughts:
For general information or questions about COVID-19, any member of the campus community may contact:
Faculty and staff who are experiencing anxiety related to COVID-19 may contact:
Students experiencing anxiety related to COVID-19 may contact:
If any member of the campus community has questions regarding study abroad or international travel, please contact:
If any member of the campus community has a concern about CSI's emergency preparedness relating to COVID-19, please contact: