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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources

Coronavirus Alert

General Info

Recently there has been outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus.

The virus was first detected in China and has now been detected in over 100 locations internationally, including in the United States.

The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).

For more information, see:

Latest News, Updates, and Media

Dynamic Maps and Confirmed Case Lists

CSI/CUNY Updates

New York Updates and Resources

Scientific Research and Scholarly Articles

Resources for Teaching Faculty

Guidance for Research Faculty

Remote Library Resources and Services

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:

Contact Info for CSI Community Members with Questions or Concerns

For general information or questions about COVID-19, any member of the campus community may contact:

  • New York State Coronavirus health hotline: 1-888-364-3065
  • Health and Wellness Services, 1C-112, 718.982.3045
  • CUNY Coronavirus Task Force:

Faculty and staff who are experiencing anxiety related to COVID-19 may contact:

  • Human Resources, 1A-201, 718.982.2676 or
  • Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 855.492.3633

Students experiencing anxiety related to COVID-19 may contact:

  • Counseling Center 1A 109, 718-982-2391

If any member of the campus community has questions regarding study abroad or international travel, please contact:

  • Center for Global Engagement (Study Abroad programs), 2A-206, 718.982.2100

If any member of the campus community has a concern about CSI's emergency preparedness relating to COVID-19, please contact:

  • Public Safety, 2A-108, 718.982.2113

International Travel Information