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Library Resources for CUNY Central Employees: Welcome!

Welcome!

CUNY's library system is a federation of 31 libraries and the CUNY Central Office of Library Services (OLS), supporting the University's 24 campuses and 100+ research centers and institutes.

CUNY Libraries provide a fundamental role in supporting academic programs, teaching and learning, and facilitating the curricular and research activities of the University's faculty, researchers and students. CUNY's libraries are dedicated to advancing the teaching and research mission of the colleges by delivering discovery and access of CUNY's vast physical, electronic, digital collections and scholarly record, offering innovative services, as well as providing optimal learning and study environments.

In addition the individual campuses, the CUNY Libraries also provide services for CUNY Central employees. Use the tabs above to learn more about what CUNY Libraries can do for you!

Getting Started

Use tabs above to find out more information about the services offered to CUNY Central employees through the CUNY libraries.

CUNY Libraries by the Number

Academic Year 2014-2015

Demographics

  • 24 colleges
  • 31 libraries
  • 850+ full-time staff
  • $57.7 million total expenditures
  • 14+ million visitors

Collections

  • Expenditures: $15.7 million, includes $14.6 million for e-resources
  • Print
    • 8.2 million monographs
    • 3.3+ million circulation transactions
    • 3.5+ million searches
  • Electronic/Digital
    • 3,500+ databases
    • 300,000+ eBooks
    • 30+ million searches

Services

  • 130,000+ interlibrary loan transactions
  • 46,000+ CUNY consortial loan transactions
  • 354,000+ reference consultations