City College Downtown: CWE Library


We are operating online: for help anytime.

Oct 01: Racial Justice Fellows Application

Sep 22: Mellon Mays Fellows Application

Sep 22: Women's Forum of New York ($10,000)

Sep 22: How to use Academic Search Complete (VIDEO)

Sep 22: Quick link to scholarly (peer reviewed) articles search

Sep 21: Students: Need wifi at home? Email

Sep 14: Two more winners of The Women's Forum of New York $10,000 Scholarships

Sep 14: Trial Subscription to Kanopy

Aug 31: Do not return books or laptops to CWE until you hear from us. Library is closed for Fall 2020 but operating online.

Aug 26: Free Subscription to the Digital New York Times

Aug 25: City College online bookstore

Aug 25: Students: Have a Chromebook/iPad/ Mailed to you

Aug 25: How to access library resources from home

Aug 24: Search 150,000 eBooks (eBook Central)

Aug 24: Search 200,000 eBooks (Ebsco Book)

Aug 24: How to search for eBooks (VIDEO)

Aug 24: All eBook collections at CCNY

Aug 18: Find a scholarly article for your research paper

Aug 18: Check your library account

Aug 17: No need to return books or laptops until further notice - automatically renewed

Aug 17: Video tutorials on using library resources

Library Resources:
Library Main Page
Find Journal Articles
Inter Library Loan (get electronic journal articles that CUNY do not have)
Video on how to find online articles (by E Matthews, CWE)

Reset Your Email
Ongoing CWE email blasts - check Your Citymail Everyday
Email Issues & Blackboard issues

Other Contact Options:
Email CWE advisors and teachers. All here to help.
Email Dean Juan Carlos Mercado
Email Chair Kathy MacDonald
Email Deputy Chair Carlos Aguasaco

Popular Research Databases:
Academic Search Complete; JSTOR; Project Muse; PsycArticles; Science Direct

Other Free Resources:
Free Electronic Subscription NYT: New York Times
NYPL (databases and journals)

Scholarly Article v Popular Article
What are Citations? 
What is plagiarism? 
What is qualitative research