For Students

For Queensbury, Saratoga, Plattsburgh Branch students and students taking courses online.

Saratoga Students: Borrowing Books

If you visit the Queensbury campus for classes:

  • Stop by the library in the Scoville Learning Center to check out books. Bring a photo ID. 
  • You can return the book to the Saratoga campus office.

To have books sent to the Saratoga campus:

  • Email, using your SUNY Adirondack student account. Include the books' titles and call numbers, and tell the librarian that you are a student who only goes to the Saratoga campus. 
  • A staff member will check out the books to you and send them to the Saratoga campus office within a couple of business days, and notify you by e-mail to pick it up there.
  • Stop by the Saratoga office and show a photo ID to pick up the books.

Reference Appointments

For help with your research projects:

  • Use the Ask a Librarian service, LibAnswers, to search for pre-answered research questions.
  • When the library is open, call or e-mail a librarian using the Ask a Librarian link.
  • If you would like personalized assistance with your research project, consider setting up a reference appointment with a librarian in person or by phone. Contact Professor of Library Science Joyce Miller ( 

Saratoga Students: Interlibrary Loan

The SUNY Adirondack Library can borrow items from other libraries for our students, faculty and staff.

Interlibrary Loan for Saratoga Students: 

To borrow a book or article that is not listed in the SUNY Adirondack Library's databases:

  • If you visit the Queensbury campus, just stop by the reference desk and talk to a reference librarian to fill out a form. The library will request the book or order the article from another library. This is a free service.
  • If you don't come to the Queensbury campus, fill out, scan and e-mail the library's Interlibrary Loan Form below to
  • You may also type out your request using your SUNY Adirondack e-mail account and send it to
    • Make sure to tell us that you are a Saratoga campus student who does not visit the Queensbury campus.
    • Include the title and author of the book or article, when you'd need it by (it will take at least a week or two), the latest date you'd need it by, and your phone number and address.
    • You'll be contacted when the item has arrived from another library and been sent to the Saratoga campus. 
    • Books: Pick up the material at the Saratoga office; just show a photo ID. Return the book to the Saratoga office to return to the SUNY Adirondack Library. 
    • Articles are usually emailed to you. You may keep copies of articles obtained through interlibrary loan. 
  • You can also see if the book  or article is available at your local library: