I use my cell phone in the library?
disrupting the research and study of library users and to minimize
noise at service points, cellular telephones should be turned off
before entering the library.
there somewhere quiet I can study?
quiet study room, room 308-1, inside the blue doors to the right
on the 3rd floor is an area designated for quiet study.
The paralegal room on the 3rd floor and the 4th floor small reading
reading room are quieter than other areas of the Library. In general,
students find that the fifth floor stack area is a quiet study location.
I eat/drink in the library?
food nor drink is allowed in the library. This policy discourages
rodents and insects, reduces damage to library materials, and helps
us keep the library cleaner for everyone.
doesn't the library have my textbook?
academic libraries do not generally buy textbooks. There are several
reasons for this: Most textbook titles are constantly being updated, making the
current edition out-dated in a brief period of time. The
cost of buying every textbook for each class on campus would seriously
diminish the library's ability to buy other books and materials
important for research. Please note that individual professors sometimes
put a copy of their course textbook on reserve.
if the book I want is located in another library?
Circulation Department, located on the 5th floor of the Library
provides intralibrary loan service, responsible for obtaining print
books from another LIU campus libraries or Brooklyn books currently
checked out. The Interlibrary Loan Department, located on the 4th
floor of the Library provides text and document delivery for items
not owned by the Brooklyn Library or other LIU campus libraries.
Users must present a valid Long Island University ID card.
can I learn to use the online databases?
with a reference librarian at the Reference Desk on the 3rd floor
of the Library (LLC 308) to obtain help on a research project. Library
instruction is provided in the bibliographic instruction classrooms
on the 5th floor. Instruction for individuals or small
groups can be scheduled. For more information, please visit the