An overview of the library, its collections, resources, and services: how to find books, articles, and reserves.
Librarian-curated guides to college-level research: best resources, databases, and strategies for specific subject areas, courses, and topics.
Writing a paper? Citing sources? Creating a bibliography? Make sure you're following a standard style!
New to college classes or need a refresher? Our librarians have created quick tutorials on how to write papers, how to create outlines, how to choose a topic, and more.
- Graduate students can request items such as books, articles, book chapters, and dissertations that the John Jay Library does not own and that cannot be requested through CLICS or through the media department (contact the media librarian, Prof. Nancy Egan by email or at (212) 237-8269) via interlibrary loan.
- Undergraduate students can submit requests for articles that are not available via the John Jay College Library.
Keep track of your resources and generate bibliographies with this easy-to-use bibliographic management program.
What's a "call number"? Where are the "stacks"? What's so special about "special collections"? Decode library-speak here.