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Welcome to the SPH Library Guide!

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Welcome to the SPH Library Guide! The SPH Library is mostly digital and provides access to electronic resources through a partnership with the City College of New York. You can learn more about the CCNY library here:


Use this guide to learn more about the resources available to you and how to access them, as well as information on citing and managing your resources, conducting a systematic Literature Review, and depositing theses and dissertations.

Please see important information below on logging in to view databases.

Student Login Credentials

When accessing databases, make sure to do so by following the links in the "finding material tab" or the quick links to the right on this page. It is important to go trough these links when off campus so that you will be prompted with a log in screen that takes you through the CUNY proxy. The log in screen looks like this:

Screenshot of database login screen



When prompted with the above screen:
  • Use the username and password you use to log into SPH campus computers and WiFi. 
    • example: JDoe01 (first initial, last name, last two EMPLID numbers) and your SPH WiFi password.
  • ‚ÄčAgain, please note that when off-campus you should follow the links to databases provided in this library guide, so that you are taken through the CUNY proxy and will not hit pay walls.

**If you need to reset your password, contact the Helpdesk (**