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THE LIBRARY IS OPEN ONLINE! While our physical spaces remain closed, the CCNY Libraries team is working remotely to make library resources and services available online.

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Education

Resources for research in education

While CCNY Libraries are physically closed, you can search for ebooks in our many individual ebook collections, or by using the OneSearch Advanced Search and limiting your results in the following two ways:

1. Material Type: Books

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2. On the left side of your results list, under Filter My Results: Full Text Online

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Search for print & ebooks availble at CCNY, or at any CUNY school.  You can request a book from any CUNY campus using the CLICS system. Log in with your library barcode--found on the back of your student ID. Your default password will be your barcode number again. More information on CLICS.

Call numbers for print books about education start with the letter "L".  They are on the third floor of Cohen Library.

L     Education
LA   History of Education
LB   Theory and Practice of Education
LC   Special Aspects of Education
LD   Individual Institutions - United States  
LE    Individual Institutions - Americas
LF    Individual Institutions - Europe
LG    Individual Institutions - Asia, Africa, Indian Ocean Islands, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands
LH    College and School Magazines and Papers
LJ      Student Fraternities and Societies
LT     Textbooks

There are six divisional libraries at CCNY. The catalog record will tell you which division the book is located in.

  • Cohen
  • Science & Engineering
  • Music
  • Architecture
  • Dominican Studies Institute
  • Center for Worker Education

On the shelves, books are arranged by call number. Find the first letter of the call number on the location chart, which will tell you what floor your book is on.