Finding Books: More about Finding Books and Media

Locate a book or electronic book in the SUNY Adirondack Library, search online reference books, other libraries, WorldCat and more.

New Books List

Searching for Books and Videos

Use the "Start Your Research Here" box on the library's home page to find books and electronic books owned by this library.

  • Choose Books or E-books.
  • To see only circulating (print) books to borrow, click Circulating Books (under Library Location, left side of results screen). 
    • When you find a circulating book of interest, write down the Library of Congress call number. 
    • Circulating books are located on the upper level of the library building, in call number order. A librarian can help you at any point. 
  • To limit your search, click Advanced Search and add more search terms. 
    • You may also search by subject, author or title.
  • To access e-books, just click the link. E-books may be accessed on campus, or from off campus with a SUNY Adirondack username/password. 

Databases Not Searched by the "Start Your Research Here" Search Box (Primo Discovery Service)

The "Start Your Research Here" search box is a Primo Discovery Service, from the Alma Library Services Platform. It provides fast, simple access to approximately 100 of the 120 SUNY Adirondack Library databases and full text articles, including the library's book database. 

The databases below must be searched individually. They are not compatible with the Primo search system and are not included in a Primo search.