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Hours

Access to the SUNY Sullivan campus will be closed to the general public, including the Library. 

Library staff will be available online during our normal business hours.   

Online Library Hours:

8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Monday - Friday)

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the library?

We have two locations! Our main office and most of our books are located on the lower floor of J building, below the administration offices. There is also a location on the second floor of the One Stop Center, but it is only open during the fall and spring semesters. 

How do I find a book or DVD? 

Type in information for the material you want using our library database and limit results to "Library Catalog."

The book I want isn't at the library. How do I get a copy?

You can get nearly any book, article, or audio/visual media through interlibrary loan. Let us know if you have any problems requesting material using either of the two ILL methods. We will assist you with the process.

Do you carry textbooks?

Yes, the library keeps a textbook reserve in Lower J. Ask library staff for assistance finding and checking one out. Textbooks are placed on reserve by instructors and can be checked out for use in the library for 3 hours at a time.

What is a peer-reviewed journal article, and how do I find one?

A peer-reviewed journal article is an article that has undergone thorough review by experts in the field before being published. To find one, search our main database (or any of our other databases) and narrow your results by "peer-reviewed" or "scholarly" journal articles. If you're having trouble finding an article, ask us for assistance.   

I live in Sullivan County. Can I use the library?

Yes. Sullivan County residents are eligible to utilize the library with proof of residency. County patrons may use library computers, check out books, use our public wifi, access databases and periodicals, and request books through interlibrary loan. For full details on our policies, please visit the Community Patrons page.