Ten Resources to Tweet About


  1. There are 800+ titles of textbooks on Reserves for two-hour loans for use in the Library. Many titles are textbooks for introductory courses.
  2. Graphing Calculators(TI-84) are now available for 15-week loans (i.e. the whole semester) and can now be checked out from the Technology Support Center.
  3. The new Technology Support Center, located on the first floor of the library in room 109A, provides access to laptops, graphing calculators, and scanners.Mike
  4. Breaking news! All printers on the first floor have all been consolidated to one location in the reference room, and are strategically located six feet away from the Tech Support Center.   The same has been done with the copy machines—all four of them are less than six feet away from the Tech Support Center.
  5. Check out the K-12 Text Collection located on the 2nd floor, in west wing of the building.  These K-12 Texts include over 600 titles in print (and hundreds more online in the eBrary e-book database).
  6. A selection of the DVD Collectionis available to circulate for three-day loans.  Over 100 titles are available, including The Blind Side, Argo, The Wolf on Wall Street, Habla con Ella, The Help, Hurt LockerShawshank Redemption, Anna Karenina, To Kill a Mockingbird, Gone with the Wind, Hannah and her SistersBiutiful, Monsieur Lazhar, Los Abrazos Rotos, No, Kon-Tiki, and more.
  7. Check out our live-streaming video databases, Films on Demand and Kanopy (Media Educational Foundation) at  http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/streaming-video/.  They include over 19,000 educational and documentary videos and video-clips.
  8. Graduate students can now enjoy two of 10 group study rooms that have been specifically designed for seminar and collaborative group sessions.  They include flexible furniture, seating for up to 12, a large white board, and a 42” LCD monitor screen.
  9. The third floor, which is zoned as the silent floor, is the best kept secret at College of Staten Island Library.  Enjoy the quiet space at individual carrels or large study tables.
  10. Scrapbooks made out of abandoned papers at printers have been neatly stapled into 6-paged booklets for anyone’s use.

–Wilma Jones