Top 10 Things
To Know About Your Library
- ID + Barcode = Library Access
Your LIU Student ID card (with a barcode) is your Library
card. Once you've had a chance to catch your breath, you'll need
to stop in with your student ID and get a barcode.
- Look for the ABC's and then the 123's
College libraries use an alphanumeric classification system. It's
different from your high school or public library. Just remember,
books on similar subjects are shelved together. So, when you find
one really great book, browse for other gems!
- The Library is here for you 24/7!
The building itself is open 86 hours a week, and our
electronic resources. never sleep. They're available anytime, but you'll
need that barcode.
- We have Books, Journals, Databases...
With 1.2 million volumes, remote access to
and over 400 library databases, you're good to go!
- If we don't have it, we'll get it!
Stop by the Reference desk or visit Interlibrary Loan
on the web.
- Electronic Reserves are here!
Readings assigned for your classes are often on Electronic
- It's your library - use it!
Use it to study, do research, catch-up with friends, work on
group projects, or just sit back, relax, and have a cup of coffee
and a snack from our new Bookmark Café.
- Need help online?
Check out our Virtual Reference Assistance and
Chat live with
a reference librarian.
- Need in-person assistance?
No problem, come to the Reference Desk, or schedule an
appointment for individualized research assistance. Call the
Reference Department at (516) 299-2305.
- ASK! The best resource in the library is the LIBRARIAN!
|This publication is an
adaptation of "The Top 10 Things
High School Seniors Need to Know about College libraries,"
which appeared in The Book Report, March/April 2002, p. 42.
Mary Kate Boyd-Byrnes and
Marilyn Rosenthal, Fall 2007
HTML by Robert Delaney