An overview of the library, its collections, resources, and services: how to find books, articles, and reserves.
Librarian-curated guides to college-level research: the 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!
How to use the Library if you're in an online program at John Jay
How to use the Library if you're a graduate student at John Jay.
- 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. Ellen Sexton by email or at (212) 237-8258) via ILL.
- Undergraduate students can submit ILL requests for articles that are not available through the John Jay Library.
Keep track of your resources and generate bibliographies with this easy-to-use bibliographic management program.
We offer you four group study rooms, plus a media viewing room.
As a CUNY student, you have a complimentary digital subscription to the New York Times. Read the news on your computer & smartphone.
As a CUNY student, you have a complimentary digital subscription to the Wall Street Journal. Read the news on your computer & smartphone.
What's a "call number"? Where are the "stacks"? What's so special about "special collections"? Decode library-speak here.
How you can use the Library even after you graduate