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The Library will be closed through April 7, 2020 due to the "Shelter in Place" mandate by the Mayor's Office.

Please refer to the Library Services during Shelter in Place guide at this time.


Website Changes:
*Find Articles+ is now "Databases; use the subject dropdown on the new page to find databases related to that subject
*See our Library Guides for a curated collection of resources by subject.

Library Services

Reference consultations

Want to...

  • learn to find articles and books?
  • get training on how to use Library resources?
  • find out more about RefWorks or Interlibrary Loan?

You may also always send us questions via e-mail at askref [at] ciis [dot] edu.

Research Guides and FAQs

The CIIS LIbrary has a number of research guides and FAQs to help with:

For more research guides look here Library Research Guides.

Your Library Logins

Need help logging into our various systems? Check out our Library Logins Guide.

The Library recommends:

RefWorks is a web-based tool that helps students collect and organize citations and create bibliographies with the click of a button. Whether you're new to RefWorks or an expert user, we encourage you to explore the new version and browse the library's "Introduction to New RefWorks" guide.

CIIS Center for Writing and Scholarship (MyCIIS login required)
The Center for Writing and Scholarship’s weekly writing groups and individual tutoring appointments are designed to help students build a professional writing practice and process within a supportive learning environment. Visit CWS’s page on MyCIIS to learn more about CWS, their programs, and their resources. CWS programming is free for all CIIS students, alumni, staff, and faculty. Chronicle of Higher Education - Click to access the Chronicle's homepage and read the latest news in education!

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Contact us with your
feedback: syslib [at] ciis [dot] edu
research questions: askref [at] ciis [dot] edu
March 18, 2020