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Visit the second-floor desk during open hours to get help from specialists in all disciplines.


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Call us at 516.877.3574 – Swirbul Library (Garden City Campus), or click here for other centers. You can also text us at 516.272.4889.


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Collaboration Studios
Students can reserve a space for group study and collaboration.
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