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Biology: FAQ

SUNY SCCC offers many degree paths for Biology and related fields.  Use this LibGuide to find various biology databases and journals, and learn how to cite these sources.

Frequently Asked Questions


I need research help. What should I do?

Consult with a librarian online or in-person, whichever works best for you. Librarians are research specialists; we can help you find the information you need.
  • Use Ask Us 24/7 for online help from a college librarian 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Ask at the front desk for in-person help from a librarian whenever the library is open

How do I access databases off-campus?

Enter your SCCC login and password when prompted. It is the same login and password that you use for Brightspace/D2L, mySCCC, your SCCC email, and the college wireless network.


What is my login and password?

Use the Records & Registration page on the college website to find your login and password.


My login and password is not working.

Call the SCCC Help Desk at: (518) 381-1487 or email:


Does the library have textbooks?

We have some, but not all textbooks. Search the library catalog by author or title to see if we have the one you’re looking for.

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Contact the library

CALL US: (518) 381-1235