ABOUT THE LIBRARIES
As 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. For more information, click here.
The Adelphi University Libraries play an integral role in the instructional, research, cultural, and student life programs of the University by providing high quality library and information facilities, resources, technology, and services in consonance with the mission and vision of the University. The Libraries serve all members of the Adelphi community representing diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds as well as a wide range of academic disciplines.
Contributing to the University’s efforts in furthering community relations, the Libraries extend many of their services to high school students and adults in neighboring communities.
The Libraries provide a comfortable, attractive, and safe environment that is conducive to study and to intellectual inquiry. Access is offered to a comprehensive variety of resources and collections that support Adelphi’s curriculum and information needs. We provide an outstanding level of user-centered services through continual assessment of programs, collections, and user satisfaction.
The Libraries support and promote information literacy by teaching members of the Adelphi community to find and evaluate information effectively and to incorporate it ethically in pursuit of their academic, professional, and personal endeavors.
The Adelphi University Libraries will be known for excellence in resources, technologies, services, and teaching in support of the academic programs of the university.
The Library is a place where:
Intellectual growth, diversity, and academic freedom are valued
The Adelphi University community of users receive personalized attention
Access to a broad range of resources and services is provided to our community
Individuals find a welcoming, comfortable, and courteous environment conducive to intellectual inquiry
Life-long learning is promoted through information literacy
Information technologies keep pace with advances in research and pedagogy
Collections are updated, protected, and preserved
For additional information, please contact:
Adelphi University Library
P.O. Box 701
Garden City, NY 11530-0701
p - 516.877.3574
e - ReferenceServices@adelphi.edu
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