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

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Faculty can now book a teaching space in the library.

Library Hours

September 5 - November 21, 2023

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


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Infographic: The Incredible Size of Canada's Wildfires | Statista You will find more infographics at Statista

The size of the total area burned in the country so far this year is huge, and far higher than the ten-year average for this stage of the year. The 7.6 million hectares of burned land compare to a recent average of just 484,000 and already represents the worst wildfire season on record - a period which stretches from May to September.

Infographic: The World's Shark Attack Hotspots | Statista You will find more infographics at Statista

Where shark attacks are most common, as of July 5, 2022. Cumulative number of confirmed unprovoked shark attacks, from 1580 through 2022, by location. United States 1,563; Australia 682; South Africa 258; Brazil 110; New Zealand 56; Papua New Guinea 48; Mascarene Islands 47; Mexico 41.

Infographic: Cruel Summer | Statista You will find more infographics at Statista

Number of summer days in the Northern Hemisphere. In 1952, 78 days; in 2011, 95 days; in 2100, 166 days. Estimations calculated under the IPCC’s RCP 8.5 scenario.

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.

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

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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CQ Researcher

Check out the new CQ Researcher search! 


Use this database for trustworthy information on current events. In-depth reports are written by experienced journalists, contain footnotes, and are professionally fact-checked.

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New Database! Exploring Race in Society

Use this database to explore context and solutions-oriented points of view on topics related to race, ethnicity, diversity and inclusiveness.

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BIG news! Beginning September 11, 2023 a librarian will be available from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday on Brainfuse.  Click Office Hours to join.

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