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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: https://library.csi.cuny.edu/az.php.

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.

 

Announcements

The Library reopens on Monday, August 23rd. Click slide or visit https://library.csi.cuny.edu/blog/reopening for hours and available services.
Let’s #VaxUpCUNY. CUNY’s vaccination policy requires all students to get vaccinated for all hybrid and in-person classes starting Fall 2021.
National Geographic Magazine Virtual Archive, 1888-1994. Browse the full text of magazines or search a variety of images such as maps, charts, engravings, portraits, and diagrams. Click slide for more info and link to archive.
Introducing the Library's new online video streaming service, Academic Video Online (AVON). Includes over 70,000 streaming video titles in anthropology, business, environment, health, history, politics, racial justice, LGBT studies, science, and more! Featuring documentaries, lectures, tv programs, training, news, and interviews.
Digital sketch by Amber Chia of 3 Asian women holding signs that say
Open Educational Resources (OER) are free teaching, learning, an
The Staten Island Equity & Belonging Project, call for participants! This study examines the perceptions and views related to equity and belonging on Staten Island. Please complete the pre-screening survey at https://tinyurl.com/SI-eb-project. Learn more at https://library.csi.cuny.edu/blog/SI-eb
Citation Help Guide
Introducing Open Library: the Open Library project is an initiative of the Internet Archive to make published works available to everyone in the world. Click this slide to learn more. Or, to visit the Open Library directly, go to openlibrary.org
CSI Library's website on Race Matters and Social Justice
Ask-a-Librarian 24/7 chat help at https://library.csi.cuny.edu/help/ask
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

Need a study space?

The Library has 3 study rooms available for students needing to attend online classes while on campus. Students can reserve a room for up to 4 hours at a time. A CSI email address is required to make a reservation. For a list of available times, see: https://csi-cuny.libcal.com/reserve. The name on your reservation must match the name on your ID. Headphones or earbuds required for audio. 

Library Hours

Monday 9am - 9pm
Tuesday 9am - 7pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 7pm

Please note: as in the past, during the last 2 hours listed, the Library will function as a study hall on the 1st Floor with only Public Safety present (i.e. no Library services or staff). In order to promote a safe and conducive study environment, the Library will employ social distancing, and like the rest of campus, will currently have a mask mandate. 

The Library will be open from 9am to 5pm on days when classes are not in session, from September 3rd - 8th, and September 15th - 16th.

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.