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Textbooks are available @CSI Library for most of the courses. To find out if the library has a specific textbook, first use the CUNY OneSearch below by typing the title of the book. If we do, write down the call number of the book, and ask for it at the Circulation-Reserve Desk. For textbooks we don't have, you can use this online form to Request Textbook Purchase

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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.


If you know the name of the database you are looking for, choose it from the following list:


You can also view a list of databases that are best for a specific subject area:

View a full alphabetical list of available databases here:

Search the Library for academic journals, newspapers, or magazines:


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.