7 Things You Should Know About NYIT Art & Architecture Library

  1. Hours:

    • Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Sunday, Closed
    • Check the website for additional hours before final exams and special holiday schedules.

  2. Databases & eBooks: The library has over 200 online databases and 70,000 ebooks, and provides 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 28 desktop PCs for student use. In addition, we lend VR headsets and motion trackers, headphones and calculators. The entire library is covered by a high speed wireless network. Printing is available in both color and black and white.

  6. Study Space: The library has study carrels and 3 study tables including a mediascape collaborative technology table. Currently spaces are only available to individuals.

  7. Contact Us:Connect with a librarian, via email at askalibrarian@nyit.edu, or call us at 516.686.7579. Subject specialists are available for one-to-one research appointments.