Library Mission and Vision

The York College Library is distinguished by its historical commitment to academic excellence and library professionalism in service to a diverse college community.

Mission Statement

York College Library is committed to providing quality collections, outstanding services, and excellent user education to students, faculty, staff, and the community to support the College’s mission. The Library manages and provides seamless access to both print and online scholarly information; offers reference services, research consultations, and information literacy instruction; provides state of the art facility and equipment; and advocates on behalf of students to maintain a pleasant physical space for learning and scholarly activities.

 

Vision Statement

York College Library will be a vital part, physical and virtual, of learning and research at York College of the City University of New York supporting the academic needs of our diverse campus, offering a rich collection of knowledge, providing innovative ways of user service, utilizing leading technology for information access, and fostering lifelong learners by user education.

Off-Campus Access
Dec 5

Extended Library Hours
08:30 AM

Revolution in the Rear View
We hope you enjoy the collective efforts of the Library faculty in creating our latest exhibit, which is centered on the most influential parts of the 1960s, a pivotal decade in so many areas.

Wall Street Journal Access Pass
The Library is delighted to present to all York College students, faculty, and staff full access to the digital version of the Wall Street Journal.

LexisNexis Academic is Now Nexis Uni
The LexisNexis Academic platform has migrated to the new Nexis Uni interface.

New York Times Digital Academic Pass
The Library is proud to present to all York College students, faculty and staff an 'Academic Pass' to the digital version of the New York Times. The Academic Pass provides you with full access to NYTimes.com and the NYTimes.com smartphone apps* for a period of 52 weeks from the date you activate it.

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