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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.

Remote Resources and Services for Fall 2020

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Putting Materials on Reserve

Faculty can place an item on reserve by filling out the form here, or by stopping by the Cohen Library Circulation Desk to fill out a paper request.

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Patrons may find a full list of all items on reserve at the Cohen Library here.

Reserve Items

  • Materials may have a loan period of 2 hours, 1 day, 3 days, or 7 days.
  • Reserve items may be used outside of the library (except for the CWE Library).
  • Reserve items MUST be returned to the Library circulation desk from where they were borrowed.
  • Fines will be charged for reserve items returned to a different library or put into a drop box -- always return materials to a person behind the desk!


  • Graphing and scientific calculators are available to borrow at Cohen, Science and Architecture.
  • Graphing calculators are available for 4 hours; scientific calculators are available for 3 hours.


  • Fines for 2-hour In-Library Reserve Materials are $.10 per minute overdue up to $50.00 (maximum fine).
  • Fines for 3-day and 7-day reserve materials are $2.50 per day up to $50.00 (maximum fine).
  • Graphing calculators are $50 when overdue; scientific calculators are $35.