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Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs), policies and services at the CCNY libraries.

TDD

A uniphone is available in the AccessAbility Center.    

Telephones

Pay telephones are located outside of the library across from the entrance to the Cafeteria.

Television

Watching videos

The Library provides limited access to watching DVDs or VHS tapes in the library. To set up an appointment, contact Archives & Special Collections.

 Email:  archives@ccny.cuny.edu

Theft Reporting

Report theft of personal belongings to the Public Safety Office on the 4th floor of NAC 4/201, telephone (212-650-6911). Be sure to file a report.

Thesis

Searching for Theses in the Library Catalog

To find Master's theses written by CCNY students:

Go to the CCNY Library Home Page and click on Books, videos and more

[Basic search]--Retrieve a list of theses by call#/assigned thesis # (old to new)

Search type: "Call number"

Search for: "m.a. thesis major (e.g. m.a. thesis psychology)

Select library: "City/DSI"

[Advanced search]--Retrieve a list of theses by keywords (new to old)

All fields: thesis ma

And

All fields: international relations [department, spell out]

To find Ph.D. dissertations written by CCNY students in Engineering or Science:

[basic search]

Search type: Call number

Search for: diss engin/

Select library: city (*you get a fewer results if you select City College)

[advanced search]

All fields: thesis phd

And

All fields: engineering

(*you get more results if you DON'T limit to City college)

Tutorials

FINDING BOOKS

Understanding Library of Congress Call Numbers

Quicktime File

 

Library Catalog (CUNY+) Overview

 

DATABASE/CATALOG SEARCHING

Boolean Searching     

WMV File | Quicktime File  

 

 

Developing Your Research Strategy

MP3 File