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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

One-Click Access to Millions of Scholarly Articles
LibKey Nomad is a browser extension that provides instant links to full text articles as you do research on the web.

New Research Guides
New research guides have been prepared to help ease the changes between APA 6 and APA 7, and with searching OneSearch.

How to scan with your phone
Did you know that you can make PDFs with your phone?

CUNY Login Replacing Barcodes for Remote Access
The Library has transitioned from the use of the barcode to the CUNY Login for off-campus access to databases. (It's the same login used for Blackboard and CUNYfirst.)

Library Book Return
The Library now has an outdoor book drop for returning items outside the entrance to the loading dock on 160th Street.

Contact Information

Reference Desk
718-262-2034

Circulation and Reserve
718-262-2033

Periodicals
718-262-2036

Fax 718-262-2997

Faculty and Staff

CUNY Library Locations