7 Things You Should Know About NYIT Art & Architecture Library

  1. Hours: The library is open 60 hours per week:

    • Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and
    • Friday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Check the website for additional hours before final exams and special holiday schedules.
  2. Databases & eBooks: The library has subscriptions many art, architecture and fine art databases, including the following: Avery Index to Architecture Peiodicals, ARTstor, Art Source, Oxford Art Online, and Sanborn Maps. In addition, we provide access to more than 50,000 full text online journals . You require your NYIT username and password to access the library’s electronic resources, all available remotely, 24/7.

  3. Textbooks: The library keeps reserve copies of many of the textbooks used in courses. Students can request these books at the Circulation Desk. They can be used for 3 hours at a time. If we currently do not have a book, request it.

  4. Checkout Books: You need your NYIT ID card to check out materials. Books can be checked out for 2 weeks and be renewed for an additional 2 weeks.

  5. Technology: The library has desktop PCs for student use. In addition, the entire library is covered by a high speed wireless network. Printing is available in both color and black and white. The first 500 pages of printing or photocopying are free per semester.

  6. Mediascape Collaborative Workstation: The library includes a Mediascape collaborative workstation . Students and faculty should inquire at the Circulation Desk about use.

  7. Contact Us: If you need any assistance at all, feel free to contact a librarian in person, via email at askalibrarian@nyit.edu, or call us at 516.686.7579. Subject specialists are also available for one-to-one research appointments.

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