Alumni Library

Welcome to the Empire State College Alumni Library. In order to access the resources marked, enter your SUNY Empire login and password that you use for everything else here at the college as alumni.

If you do not currently have a SUNY Empire login account or do not recall your password, please contact the IT Service Desk by clicking here or by calling: 888-Help-009 (888-435-7009). 

Once you have your login account, you may access the Alumni Online Library below.

Search Tips for Using the Alumni Library

  • Put phrases in quotation marks - "drug abuse" or "mad cow disease"
  • Use "and" to specify that you want both keywords - teenagers and drug abuse
  • Use "or" to specify that you want either keyword - teenagers or adolescents

Resources by Subject

Multidisciplinary/General Interest




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Contact Info

If you are unable to view or use the Ask a Librarian chat widget above, you may also:

Search our FAQ or email us

Call 800-847-3000, ext. 2222

Normal Hours

  • Sun: 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Mon-Thu: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Summer Hours


  • Sun: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Mon-Thu: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

July - August:

  • Mon-Thu: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Please note: Ask a Librarian is closed during the Spring, Summer and Winter breaks.  Academic librarians from the Ask Us 24/7 consortium are available to help any time via chat when Ask a Librarian is closed.

If you need to request accommodations for library content, on the basis of a disability or accessibility needs, please contact Accessibility Resources and Services by emailing them at Requests for accommodations should be submitted as early as possible to allow for sufficient planning. If you have questions, please visit the Accessibility Resources and Services website.

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