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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Graduate Student Resources: Library Basics

Got barcode?

Get started using the library by requesting a library barcode for the back of your John Jay ID card. Just visit the Circulation Desk right past the entrance to the library on the lower level. Click here to learn more about borrowing policies.

Off campus?

Click here for everything you need to know about using the library's resources from wherever you are.

Your professors may post course material on BlackBoard or the library's eReserve system.

Need to find course readings?

This guide will explain how to find textbooks, electronic and other reserve materials, and eBooks.

Welcome to the Library

The Lloyd Sealy Library is a welcoming place for research, study, and reading.Niederhoffer Lounge

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Floor plan (map) »

The Library entrance is on the lower ground floor of the Haaren Hall (T building). Enter at the Tenth Avenue entrance (between 58th and 59th St), take the escalators downstairs, make a U-turn, and enter through the security gates by showing your John Jay ID.

Take advantage of the online workshops in database searching and literature reviews. Zero scheduling conflict!

Library 101

Visit this comprehensive How to Use the Library guide for information on finding books and articles, getting help from a reference librarian, and much more.

Library hours

See a complete calendar for the library's opening and closing times.

Graduate Studies Librarian

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