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Search for books in the Middletown and Newburgh campus libraries. Where you see "Available" under Due Date means the book is on the library shelf.

Go to Catalog of Library Titles (COLT)

Search for electronic books from Ebsco. Access 130,000 titles on line any time of day.

Is this journal in the library? Type the name of a magazine, journal or newspaper you wish to find and search for it electronically.

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text to 845-262-2542.

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Type the words you want to find in your articles. Find all articles about penguins.

Get fewer and more specific articles by typing keywords with AND For example find articles about how climate change affects penguins penguins AND "climate change".

Don't search by asking a question! Just enter the keywords, put topics with two or more words in quotes to find that exact phrase.

Campus Library Hours

Libraries open Mon to Fri at 8:00 a.m.

Middletown Campus library opens on Saturdays at 9:00 a.m.

For specific hours: Library hours page.

Campus libraries will be closed Nov 22nd through Nov 26 in observance of Thanksgiving.

When the libraries are closed research using our ONE Search or browse our electronic resources.

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Library Policies

Newburgh Library
Access to three Newburgh area libraries for your research needs. Check out what is involved.

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What's new at the library?

Reserve a study room in the Middletown Library

Two group and two individual study rooms are now available for SUNY Orange student use in Middletown campus library. Ask at the front desk to reserve and use using your SUNY Orange ID.

In Newburgh the two student study rooms are available for students on a walk in basis. Ask at the front desk if you have any questions.

Chronicle of Higher Education Subscription

Read all premium access articles from the Chronicle of Higher Education through When you are on campus click the article link. For access off campus create a Chronicle account when you are on campus. After you create the account you will be able to read all articles when you are off campus.

National Library of Medicine Resources

Click on to the library's research guide for health information tools from the National Library of Medicine to learn about getting reliable health information. The tools are free and are very useful for health profession students entering the workforce.

NCLEX Exam preparation

Through the library's subscription to Board Vitals nursing students can take NCLEX preparation exams on line 24/7. Sign up at the Board Vitals web site for your account with your email. Ask a librarian if you need help.

New York Times 1851 to 2010

You can read every edition of the New York Times since its start to 2010 through the library's subscription to New York Times Historical. Search for topics and when you click the link you will see a PDF view of the actual article. Zoom out to see the full page and browse.

Have an iPad?

You can access some of the most useful library databases through your iPad. Ask a librarian for installation information or search for the Apps in the Appstore for these databases:

  • Ebsco databases
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Literature Resource Center
  • Science Direct