Did you know you can do research from home? Instructions are here.

Faculty and Staff Research Information

Frequently Used Links

Library: Ask A Librarian | CUNY+ Catalog | Electronic Reserves (ERES) | Find articles & books online (subscription databases)

Finding other CUNY libraries | Library-Faculty Liaisons | Library Instruction request

Media department requests | RefWorks | Request a book from another library (ILLiad) | Reserve Policies & Forms

College: Blackboard login | (C)opyright @ CUNY | CUNY Computer Resources Policy (PDF) | ePortfolio | Grants Office page

GroupWise login | LaGuardia and Wagner Archives | Policy on Academic Integrity (PDF document)


Faculty Research and Teaching Resources

Academic Freedom Guide


Beyond Google: The Invisible Web


Google Scholar
How to use Google Scholar from home
Using Google Scholar with Library databases video here.
Provides a simple way to search broadly for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.


MaRLI: Manhattan Research Library Initiative
An initiative to expand access and use of collections at New York Public Library, NYU, and Columbia. The project is open to full-time faculty and approved New York Public Library cardholders with a demonstrable research need not met by currently available resources, allowing them to borrow material from all three institutions.


Pivot (on-campus only; registration required)
"Pivot gives Research Administrators, Research Development Professionals, and their institutions the edge to bring together the right research opportunities, funding, and people quickly and easily." Access courtesy of Grants Office.


Cloud-Based Tools for Organizing Your Citations
A quick overview of current citation management tools, with a focus on tools that offer some degree of web syncablility.


Digital Humanities
Presents resources including digital archives projects, text analysis, maps, simulations, big data, and the transformation of art and humanities through the use of digital media.


Electronic Research for Faculty and Staff
Scholarly Material From Your Office (or Living Room)


A Guide to the Library for New Faculty and Staff Members


Information Literacy Center
A guide to LaGuardia's information literacy efforts. Includes links to video tutorials, sample lessons, copyright resources, and other tools of infusing information literacy in the classroom.


LaGuardia Library Research Toolbar
Connect your online research to the LaGuardia and CUNY-wide catalogs.


Plagiarism & Citation Resources for Faculty
Links to resources designed to help faculty combat plagiarism in the classroom.


Research Guide: Higher Education Literature
A guide for faculty conducting research into higher education.


Using RSS to Keep Up with Scholarly Research
A guide to using RSS feeds to pull subscription resource information to researchers, rather than researchers being forced to constantly search.