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Book A Study Space

Single study spaces, group study spaces, and presentation practice rooms are available.

Book A Teaching Space

Faculty can now book a teaching space in the library.

Library Hours

Reminder: Virtual Assistance is ALWAYS available.  Chat online with a college librarian 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with Ask Us 24/7. 

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Monday 8:00 9:00
Tuesday 8:00 9:00
Wednesday 8:00 9:00
Thursday 8:00 9:00
Friday 8:00 4:30
Saturday 10:00 2:30
Sunday Closed


Begley Library would like to begin offering drop-in virtual reference help.  Please help us by clicking the button below to answer three brief questions:

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Academic Video Online

This is the library’s online film collection. Watch 68,000 classic, world, and independent films and documentaries.

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Free access to the NY Times website brought to you by Begley Library

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You must use your SUNY Schenectady email when creating your account.

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Faculty, Bring Your Class To The Library!

Use the book a teaching space button on the this page to choose and reserve a room.

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Diversity, equity, and inclusion statement

Academic Libraries within the State University of New York system embrace the responsibility of curating spaces, providing services and resources that support our communities equitably, and foster belonging. In keeping with SUNY’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion mission, SUNY Libraries are committed to continually raising cultural awareness, sustaining transformation, and working to champion initiatives that support individual expression.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion guide

Please take a moment to look at the new guide. This guide provides reports authored by SUNY Schenectady faculty, books available in the library catalog, as well as other useful websites and resources.

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