We are committed to ensuring that students are prepared for a dynamic and complex information environment by providing cutting-edge teaching and learning spaces, information technology, and information resources. We aim to inspire and nurture in students the desire to continue learning throughout their lives and to use information ethically and responsibly in a changing world.
The Mercy College libraries serve students, faculty, and staff of the College. Librarians are available to provide virtual research assistance, consultations, and information literacy instruction.
Availability of research assistance and other services (hours) may vary by campus, so call your home campus for specific information.
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For more information about the Mercy College Libraries, check out the expandable links below:
Can I drop in to ask a reference question?
Yes, librarians are meeting with patrons at the reference desk. We also encourage you to use our virtual reference services that include - Live Chat, E-mail (RefQ), Zoom, and Phone/Text.
Where is the reference desk?
For help locating the reference desk, inquire at the circulation desk.
What technology equipment will I be able to borrow?
Laptops will be loaned for the entire day and are due back one hour before the library closes. Borrowing of headphones will be suspended.
Will library faculty offer group tours and information literacy sessions spring 2022?
Yes, library faculty-led tours, orientations, and instructional sessions are available face-to-face or virtually.
Can I donate print materials to the library, such as books, textbooks, children's books, journals or magazines?
The library is not currently accepting book donations. Thank you for thinking of the Mercy College library!
What is a CWID #?
Your CWID# (College Wide Identification Number) is your Mercy ID number. It can be found on any official correspondence from the college or it can be located in your records in Mercy Connect.
Can alumni access databases outside the Library?
Unfortunately, because of vendor restrictions, use of subscription databases and other electronic resources are limited to on campus use only. Please visit one of our three campus libraries if you need to access full text articles.
Mercy College Libraries now has a digital subscription to the New York Times. Students, Faculty, and Staff with a Mercy email address can login and create their own personal account to access the New York Times in all its daily digital glory for FREE.
The libraries now provide research help to students via zoom appointments. Schedule an appointment with a librarian here.
Resources are available in many formats, including a huge collection of e-Books. Desktop computers, laptops and wireless network provide access to the libraries’ online catalogs, electronic databases and Internet resources to support the College’s on-site and online programs. Off-site users have access to the libraries’ online catalogs, e-books and databases through the Mercy College libraries’ website.
Library Contact Information
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for virtual reference assistance on Sundays.
Get Research Help
Reference service is available to all current Mercy College students, faculty and staff during this COVID-19 disruption.
Help is available from the following:
Need subject tutoring or writing help? Contact the Center for Academic Excellence and Innovation
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