Library Resources for Graduate Students
This page highlights resources for students of the School for Graduate Studies and their specific research needs.
- Citation and Bibliographic Management Tools
Find recommended bibliographic management tools to help you sort and organize your resources, import resources from the library and create bibliographies.
- Interlibrary Loan
Learn more about the college's interlibrary loan service, which is available to graduate students, and register for an interlibrary loan account.
Look up books, dissertations, microforms, journals and multimedia items in libraries around the world with the WorldCat online library catalog.
- Locate a Library Near You
Once you have identified which libraries have the items you want by using WorldCat, visit those libraries' websites to find out if you are eligible for borrowing privileges. You can borrow from SUNY and CUNY libraries through our Open Access Policy.
Graduate Student-specific Resources
- Business, Management and Economics Case Studies
Library guide with information about case studies, how to locate and how to analyze
- Dissertations and Theses: Humanities and Social Sciences (ProQuest)
Library database containing full-text dissertations and theses in all subject areas [ESC login required.]
- Grad Studies and Degree Plan Information
MyESC page with links to information on graduate study opportunities, the graduate calendar and your degree plan
- Harvard Business Review
Library guide with information about access and use of the Harvard Business Review in the online library
- Literature Reviews
Collection of guides to writing a literature review and samples of reviews
- Student Research Toolbox
Library guide with free, online or Web 2.0 tools and browser plug-ins to help with research and organization of assignments and research sources
- Guide to Writing and Research Support for Graduate Students
Resources compiled by the Directors of Academic Support on reading, researching, writing, and studying as a graduate student
- Graduate Student Workshops through Academic Support
Online and onsite workshops offered by the Directors of Academic Support specifically for graduate students.
If you are unable to view or use the Ask a Librarian chat widget above, you may also:
Call 800-847-3000, ext. 2222
- Sun: 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.
- Mon-Thu: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
- Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- 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, please contact Disability Services by emailing them at Disability.Services@esc.edu. Requests for accommodations should be submitted as early as possible to allow for sufficient planning. If you have questions, please visit the Disability Services website.