Resnick Library strives to offer students and faculty the best information resources possible in support of SUNY Delhi's academic programs; to deliver those resources in an equitable fashion that meets the needs of all library users; to maintain a collection that reflects the needs of the broadest constituent base possible; to teach students and faculty how to use information resources effectively; to advocate for information literacy on campus; and to provide a comfortable and friendly learning environment.
- Developed by the Library Staff, 1998
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To find information on all the resources and services offered, as well as information about the staff and facility, please see the following links.The library provides many avenues for finding useful, reliable information to support your research projects. We encourage you to take advantage of all the resources the library has to offer:
See our links below for information on services to our various constituents:
Faculty & Staff Services
Visitor & Alumni Services
Online Students & Faculty Services
- Over 50,000 books, most of which are available to be checked out
- Subscriptions to approximately 300 magazines and newspapers in print
- Subscriptions to over 30,000 online magazines and journals through our databases! (To search by journal title, use the find articles by journal title link)
- Music CDs, videos, and DVDs, serving both instructional and entertainment purposes
- Maps, atlases, and government publications
Resnick Library is housed on the 2nd and 3rd floors of Bush Hall. It is conveniently located, next to Evenden Tower, and directly across from Farrell Hall. The main access point is the 2nd floor entrance, although elevator access is also available.
The Library and Learning Center share the 2nd floor, giving students access to tutoring services, college and career advisement, and assistance with writing and math, along with library resources, study space, and research assistance, all in one place. The Library Cafe, located just inside the 2nd floor entrance, offers up coffee, bagels and other pastries, as well as soups, salads, and sandwiches for lunch. The Library shares the 3rd floor with the Information Technology staff, including the technology Help Desk.
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- Bush Hall 2nd Floor (Library Main Floor)
- Resources: Reference Books, Current Periodicals & Newspapers, Citation Guides, Paperback swap.
- Services: Front Desk for checkout of materials, Reserves, and Research assistance; Cafe, Learning Center (Math, Writing, Tutoring, and Counseling).
- Technology: 58 computer stations, Laptops for checkout at front desk, Computer classroom #226, Color printer, Photocopier & Scanner ($0.20 per print), 2 black & white printers, scanners at 3 computer stations, webcams at 2 computer stations.
- Furniture & Rooms: Comfortable couches and chairs with low tables, study tables for groups, Computer Classroom #226, Archives Room, Restrooms in Learning Center.
- Bush Hall 3rd Floor (Library 2nd Floor)
- Resources: Circulating Books, Leisure Reading, Leisure Music, Periodical Backfiles, Government documents, Maps & Atlases, Microfilm collection, Videos.
- Services: Library Staff room, IT offices & Help Desk.
- Technology: 3 computer stations (2 located in Merrill Room), 3 TV's with DVD/VCR (2 located in Olive Price room, 1 located in room #334), Microfilm reader.
- Furniture & Rooms: Study Tables for groups, Individual study carrels, Olive Price Nursing Room, Merrill Veterinary Science Room, Carol Brock Special Collection Room, Resnick Reading Room, Visual & Group Study Room #334, Group study cubicles (reserve at front desk), Restrooms across from Leisure Reading.
Resnick Library offers the following equipment and technology services. Ask a library staff member if you need assistance.
- Computers: The library has 58 computers for student use in the Wickham Information Commons on the second floor of Bush Hall. The computers do not have speakers, but headphones are available at the check-out desk if you need sound. If all of our computers are in use, computer labs are also available in Sanford Hall. The library computer classroom (Bush 226) is also available when not in use for classes.
- Laptops: Ten wireless laptops are also available for use within the library and learning center only. Printing is currently not available from the laptops. To borrow a laptop, ask at the library check-out desk.
- Wireless Network: The library and learning center are networked for wireless Internet access. Bring your own laptops and enjoy wireless Internet access from (just about) anywhere in the library or learning center. Please note that you must have set your laptop up for ResNet in order to access our wireless network. If you have not yet done this, call the ResNet office at 746-4009 or e-mail ResNet@delhi.edu.
- Library Computer Classroom - Bush 226: The library computer classroom has an additional 23 workstations, which are used for library workshops and other classes and training. View the Bush 226 online schedule to check availability. Faculty and staff who wish to reserve the lab (Bush 226) should email firstname.lastname@example.org or call x4635 and ask to speak with a librarian. This computer classroom is available for general student use when not reserved for a class or workshop.
- Black and white printing is available to students who have paid the print fee at the beginning of each semester. Printing is regulated by a system called GoPrint which allows students to log in and pay for their print jobs with the balance of their print fee. For further information about printing costs and print account management, visit http://www.delhi.edu/cadi/goprint.php#personal. Guests and individuals not affiliated with the college may print by purchasing a $1 or $5 print card, available at the front desk. These cards can be used to pay for print jobs at the print release station near the stand-up computer terminals.
- Color Printing is available at a cost of 20 cents per page (per side). To print in color, you will need to go to File and click on Print. Then select the Library_Color printer when the Print window pops up. Color printing is now regulated by the GoPrint system and no longer requires jobs to be released at the front desk.
- Photocopying: Color and black & white photocopying is available at a cost of 20 cents per page (per side). Swipe your ID card in the unit to the left of the machine to use your print fee to pay for copies. Guests and individuals not affiliated with the college may use their print cards to pay for copies in this way.
- Software: All library desktop computers have networked Internet access, as well as Microsoft Office 2010 - Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word. Other available programs include Adobe Reader, QuickTime Player, Windows Media Player, and Microsoft Picture Manager. Library laptops have wireless Internet access throughout most of the library and learning center. They have Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word. Other available programs include Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, and Microsoft Photo Editor.
- Saving Files: Do NOT save your files on the hard drive of any library computer. Every time these are restarted, files and downloads are erased. Please bring a flash drive (aka USB, jump drive, etc.) for saving your files. Try to save your file every 15 minutes or so. Remember to back up your files; whether they're stored on a flash drive or your own computer hard drive, keep a second copy somewhere. If you find you've forgotten to bring your flash drive, or if you don't have one, try sending your document to yourself as an e-mail attachment, or use the Notebook feature of your WebMail.
- Privacy: Please also remember that these are public use machines. Don't forget to log out of your WebMail, WebCT, BroncoWeb, and anything else that requires a sign-in. Likewise, make sure to close out of any open documents that you're working on, and to delete any documents you've temporarily saved on the hard drive. Protect your personal information and safeguard your papers and projects.
- Use Policy: By using the library's computers, you agree to abide by the college computer usage policies. See section VIIII. Computer Usage in the Student Code of Conduct. There is no sign-up required, nor is there a time limit for students and staff. Local residents or college guests are welcome to use the library computers for up to 2 hours a day, though priority is given to students. Students doing research or working on assignments have priority over those playing games or using the computer for recreational purposes.
- Food and Drink in Cafe Only: Please help protect our computers, collections, and carpets by not bringing your food and drinks into the library or learning center. Eating and drinking should be confined to the library cafe area.
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Delhi, NY 13753
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