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NYU Libraries Online Tutorials

Popular research & library tasks in short tutorials, with links to more help.

What to Expect for Fall 2020

Due to Covid there is limited access to NYU Libraries buildings and physical collections. But the good news is that we have an extensive collection of online resources including ebooks, articles, streaming audio and video, and much more. We're also providing many services remotely, including:

NYU-NY: Access to Library Buildings

There are eight library locations at NYU New York.  Find out more information about all locations within the Division of Libraries.  

  • Bobst Library: 70 Washington Square South, NYU's main library
  • Brause Library: 11 West 42nd St., supports SPS programs at Midtown Center
  • Courant Library: 251 Mercer St., supports the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
  • Dibner Library: 5 MetroTech Center (Brooklyn), supports the Tandon School of Engineering,
  • IFA Library: 1 East 78th St., supports the Institute of Fine Arts (IFA)
  • ISAW Library: 15 East 84th St., supports the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW)
  • Lapidus Health Science Library: 550 First Ave, supports the Grossman School of Medicine
  • Law Library: 40 Washington Square South, supports the School of Law

To determine the extent of access to these library buildings/spaces and physical collections for the fall 2020 semester, use this interactive map. Also, be sure to review library buildings access protocols.

(An alternate text version of the information within this map is included for your reference.)

Quick Tour of NYU Libraries' Website

Learn about the resources and services available to you online, wherever your location. (To see a transcript with this video, go to the NYU Stream viewer: Quick Tour of NYU Libraries' Website.)

How Does NYU Libraries Fit Into the Information Universe?

Why use a university library at all? Why not just use Google? Find out how a university library like NYU's fits into the larger universe of the internet, and learn about the full text resources on NYU Libraries' site that are not available via Google. (To view a transcript with this video, see the NYU Stream viewer: The Information Universe.)