What’s New in the Library Summer 2020

Summer courses are underway and the library is here to support your teaching, learning, and research needs. Whether you’re taking a course, teaching a course, or preparing for the fall, the library has got you covered!

Access Library Resources from Home

Make sure you’re not missing out on all of the subscription resources the library has to offer. This 38 second video contains step-by-step instructions for connecting from off-campus:

For questions about remote access, consult our FAQs.


Though the Library’s textbook reserves are not available while campus is closed, the Library’s electronic resources, Open Educational Resources (OER), and other Textbook Alternatives can be easily incorporated into online courses and provide access to students who may not be able to purchase a textbook. Contact the Subject Specialist for your program or department with questions.

Open Educational Resources

Use open educational resources (OER) and other free materials to support instruction! Find open / free resources, or browse CUNY and City Tech OER. For more information, contact Prof. Cailean Cooney.

Textbook Alternatives and Electronic Resources

The library has created a guide with Textbook Alternatives that includes links to open textbooks, free textbooks from select publishers, and ebooks available.

Some publishers have also expanded access to select eresources temporarily to support online instruction.

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan is continuing to fill article and individual book chapter requests and deliver them electronically. Ill is great for scholarly research and course assignments.

Please note: Because many other libraries are closed across the country, we may not be able to fill all requests, but we will try our best!

Questions? Email us: interlibraryloan@citytech.cuny.edu

The Library is Already in Your Course

No matter what platform you’re using, library resources are available wherever you already are. Find subject specific research guides with databases, citation help, and more on the library website, Blackboard and OpenLab. 

Scholarly Publishing Consults

Do you need help with any aspect of scholarly publishing? Our Scholarly Publishing Clinic is available for virtual consultations. Learn more

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