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NYU Global Library Services: Faculty Services

Course-Related Research Support

NYU Libraries has over 30 subject specialist librarians who develop the Libraries' collection. They can:

  • Help identify online books and journals and recommend databases relevant to your syllabus.
  • Provide advanced research assistance via email or IM chat to you and your students.

Streaming Video Service

NYU Libraries subscribes to the Swank Digital Campus streaming video service.  Faculty may request streaming video links for academic use.   Faculty must have an active NYU Classes course page in which these streaming videos must be placed.

NYU Libraries' Global Reserve Services

NYU Libraries provides support for faculty teaching at the Global Academic Centers, including:

  • Creating links to NYU Libraries licensed articles and ebooks for your NYU Classes page.
  • Scanning limited portions of NYU Libraries' material, within Fair Use Guidelines

Inquiries about placing your reserve requests should be forwarded to the Global Services LibrarianPlease indicate the global site from which you are making your request.

The turnaround time for linking and scanning services is ~3-5 business days. Links and scans provided by NYU Libraries will be posted on your NYU Classes page.  

If you'd like to create your own links visit the NYU Classes: Adding Library Resources Guide for detailed instructions.

NYU Global Libraries

In addition to our libraries in New York, NYU Libraries has full service libraries in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai.  Each can provide assistance with research questions, and other library related queries.  Information on their services and access to their catalogs and subscription databases can be found at the following sites;

Chat with a Librarian

IM Service Hours

NYU librarians are available to help via instant messaging chat, screenname: AskBobst. It will be helpful to mention that you are studying at NYU in Accra, for example. 

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You may also email us your question.

Contact us via email, text us at 646-265-1342, or schedule an appointment.

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Alerting Services

Alerting Services provide regular electronic notifications to your inbox of newly published research, journal tables of contents and other types information based on user-specified criteria.