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Scholarly Research Tutorials

Need some help getting started with your research?  Try this Research Assistance database that includes 10 easy-to-navigate multimedia learning modules that answer questions such as How do I choose a topic? Where do I find information? and How do I evaluate sources? These modules include 96 instructional videos, 192 assessment questions and four tools designed to walk users through the entire scholarly research process. 

Updates to Library Services and Hours

To limit the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and protect our community, the library is making temporary changes to library services:

  • The second floor of the Library is closed, and there will be no circulation of Library materials due to the coronavirus.
  • Students and faculty will have access to the main floor of the Library for technology needs. SUNY Broome Security will be monitoring the Library beginning Monday April 6th.  

Library Hours as of Monday April 6th

Monday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: Closed.  
Sunday: Closed. 

Library Help

SUNY Broome Librarians are availble to help you during the following hours:

Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

A Message from the Library

While most of the college is working at home and working online, they may not think of the library. But we’re still here online and ready to help! From the library website,, you can access live help through text chat or online conferencing, or you can contact librarians by phone voicemail or email.   



JoVE Education Content Now Available

JoVE has produced over 9,500 videos demonstrating experiments from laboratories at top research institutions and delivered online to millions of scientists, educators, and students worldwide. Today, JoVE subscribers include more than 1,000 universities, colleges, biotech and pharmaceutical companies. All JoVE Education content is now available until June 15 and can be found in the library database list or this direct link : JoVE Education

MIT Press eBooks Now Available

Over 2500 eBooks are now available through May 31st covering key subject areas including art and architecture, biomedical sciences, business and finance, computer science, cognitive science, design, education, environment, game studies, humanities, information science, linguistics, neuroscience, new media, philosophy, and social sciences. See the library Database list to access or the direct link to available content here: MIT Press eBooks

New resource: National Emergency Library

The Internet Archive, which hosts millions of freely available public domain books, has created a National Emergency Library to help out everyone who is currently learning at home and without access to a physical library. This allows users to access scanned copies of 1.4 million books through a virtual borrowing system. You can find more details here: Announcing a National Emergency Library to Provide Digitized Books to Students and the Public 


SAGE Video and Knowledge Databases Now Available

Two new SAGE products are now available for the remainder of the semester.  SAGE Video contains a wealth of multidisciplinary videos and SAGE Knowledge is a platform that includes books, videos, cases, and more.  Both resources are available on the library's list of databases

Free Resource: Duke University Press

Duke University Press is providing curated content (articles and ebooks) for free until September 2020.  The content is organized into subject categories that can be used to construct or supplement existing syllabi.

Expanded Access To HeinOnline Academic

HeinOnline has provided the library expanded access to its database for the remainder of the semester.  HeinOnline Academic includes more than 100 million pages of multidisciplinary content in more than 100 subject areas, including history, political science, criminal justice, religious studies, international relations, women’s studies, pre-law, and many more. With more historical content than any other database, HeinOnline provides access to 300+ years of information on political development and the complete history of the creation of government and legal systems around the world. Among the many databases included, HeinOnline’s journal collection features nearly 2,800 periodicals relating to a variety of subject areas, with all coverage dating from inception to the most currently published issues in most cases.

Expanded Access To Library Resources

The library is providing both expanded access to existing resources and new access to a growing list of resource providers.  More information will be posted as it becomes available. All resources can be found in the library's database collection. The current list of expanded/new providers is below:

  • Unlimited simultaneous users for our EBSCO ebooks, ProQuest Academic Central Ebooks, and Stat!Ref nursing ebooks.
  • Additional content for EBSCO databases: Academic Search Ultimate, Business Source Ultimate, and Ebsco Ebook Collection.
  • JSTOR content has been upgraded to include all JSTOR collections and ebooks.
  • The R2 Digital Library for nursing & allied health ebooks is now available.


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Get Help from a SUNY Broome Librarian:

Mon-Thur 8:00am - 5pm
Fri 8:00am - 5pm
Sat Closed
Sun Closed
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Mon-Wed 10:00am - 6pm
Thur, 6/4 Closed
Fri, 6/5 10:00am - 3pm
Sat Closed
Sun Closed