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About the Libraries


An integral part of the educational experience.

The University Libraries are an invaluable resource primarily for students, faculty, staff, and alumni, but also for Friends of the Library and the broader community. Located at the Garden City campus and the Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Hudson Valley Centers, they offer an extensive range of books and other materials and services to support academic studies and enhance research. The University Libraries contain:

  • 600,000 volumes
  • 806,000 microforms
  • 33,000 audiovisual materials
  • 61,000 electronic journal titles
  • 221 electronic databases
  • University Archives and Special Collections
  • over 100 computer workstations
  • ports for laptops and wireless hot spots
  • access to the world’s resources through interlibrary loan & other services

Friends of the Library

Since 1947, the Friends of the Adelphi University Library have provided invaluable support in enhancing the library’s offerings. Explore Friends of the Adelphi University Library.

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