The SUNY Adirondack Library provides a quiet, comfortable place for students to study and do research.   

From the SUNY Adirondack Library webpage (, students can search for books, articles, streaming documentary films, and textbooks on reserve, check library hours, reserve group study rooms, use library research guides to complete projects, and ask librarians research questions. Librarians can be contacted by chat, text, email, phone, or Twitter using links on the Library's website, as well as in person at the reference desk.

The Library is open 74.5 hours a week during the fall and spring semesters, including evenings and Sundays.  Library hours are posted on the library website. Students can access 120 library databases 24 hours a day by using their college network accounts. 

Librarians are available at the reference desk whenever the library is open, to assist students with their research and teach students how to navigate the complex world of information resources. Librarians also provide introductions to library resources through course-integrated sessions, one-to-one instruction, and LIB187, an online, one-credit course.  The library staff can provide quick access to materials at other libraries through interlibrary loan and courier deliveries.

On the upper level, the library offers more than 30 computers for students to use to write papers and do assignments.  Wireless computer access is also available.  The library houses 40,000 print books, more than 180,000 electronic books, and more than 100,000 online newspapers, magazines, and journals through library databases.

The library is located in the Scoville Learning Center in the center of campus. The library's main phone number is (518) 743-2260.  Library hours are posted on the Library's website.

Also located in the Scoville Learning Center are the English Division's Center for Reading and Writing, the Learning Resources student computer lab, the Business Division's Business Resource Center, the Math, Engineering, Computer Science (MECS) tutoring area, and the language lab.


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