Library Information for the NYU Community

Plan Ahead: Catalog and some services unavailable on January 5th

Due to a necessary upgrade, the Library Catalog (BobCat) as well as E-ZBorrow, Interlibrary Loan (ILL), Course Reserves, and our Room Reservation system will not be available between 7:30-11:00 AM EST on January 5th, 2017.

We apologize for the inconvenience and will get our systems up and running as quickly as possible.

Should you have any questions, please use Ask a Librarian

Tea @ 3 – Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Join us for free sweets and tea/coffee at the last Tea @ 3 of the semester. Steinhardt Student Affairs staff will be there with information about upcoming programs, events, and other involvement opportunities.

Place: Pless Hall, 1st fl. Student Lounge

Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

We hope to see you there!

Sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.


Introducing NYU Airport Shuttle Service

In partnership with SuperShuttle, NYU community members can now purchase a seat on the airport shuttle to and from NYU to either John F. Kennedy or LaGuardia Airports.  This service is available prior to and after major University breaks.

Service Details:

  • Service runs from NYU residence halls and the Kimmel Center.

  • This shuttle will serve ONLY NYU community members.

  • Service is offered for the major University breaks: Winter break, Spring break and the End of the Academic Year.

  • Your airport ride is guaranteed to fit your scheduled flight and desired airport arrival time so long as the seat is purchased before the service period deadline (dates posted below).

  • Cost:

    • Outbound Service: $18

    • Inbound Service: $20

  • After the deadline, Public Safety Transportation Services will create a custom schedule based on the reservations received.

  • Subscribers to this service will receive an email from confirming their airport transportation.

Service Deadlines for Winter Break are:

  • Outbound to JFK and LGA:

    • Deadline: Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

    • Service Dates: Tuesday, December 20th through Friday, December 23rd, 2016

  • Inbound from JFK and LGA to NYU:

    • Deadline: Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

    • Service Dates: Saturday, January 21st through Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Reserve your seat today, click here.


End of Semester Library Updates

Library information updates as Winter Recess approaches.

New Databases
We have a number of new databases, including Lexis Advance, Shakespeare in Performance, and Music Magazine Archive. See all our new databases.

Request E-ZBorrow Books Before Winter Recess
E-ZBorrow books will not be delivered during the Winter Recess, from December 24th to January 4th. To guarantee delivery of any books you need before the break, please place requests by Monday, December 12th.

Place Materials on Course Reserve, Save Your Students Money
Teaching in spring? NYU Libraries can place books, DVDs, and personal materials on reserve for your course or link to library e-resources. This enables your students to save money on course materials, and get access to the information they need. Submit your reserve request now for the Spring semester.

NYU Washington, DC, Global Leadership Scholars Program

Program is now accepting nominations and applications for fall 2017.

This program is a partnership between the NYU Leadership Initiative and the Office of Global Programs. It offers a unique opportunity for select NYU undergraduates to interact with leaders from a variety of fields, to pursue experiential learning opportunities in DC, and to study global leadership with a diverse cohort of students from throughout the University. Leadership Scholars take an intensive leadership course and choose from the rich curricular offerings at our global academic center in D.C. In addition to any regular financial aid that they may receive, Leadership Scholars are also eligible to receive a further need-based leadership grant to support their participation in this program.

For more information.

Steinhardt in the $300K Entrepreneurs Challenge

The Stern $300K Challenge, the premier platform for identifying and nurturing entrepreneurial talent at NYU.

180 teams started from across NYU.

6 Steinhardt teams made it to the quarter finals!!!!

And our Steinhardt students are competing on all 3 tracks:  New Ventures, Social Ventures and Technology Ventures.

Good luck to the 6 Steinhardt representatives at the @NYUInnovation’s $300K Entrepreneurs Challenge Quarter-finals this Friday! #nyuchallenge

Distinguished Administrator Award for 2016-2017: Nominate a Deserving Administrator

Recognizing extraordinary colleagueship and performance through the Distinguished Administrator Award is an honored tradition at NYU. Nominations for the 2016-2017 Distinguished Administrator Award are underway through Thursday, January 5, 2017.

The Team Achievement Award recognition has been retired. Please consider nominating a deserving employee for the Distinguished Administrator Award or, beginning January 6, 2017, the Give-A-Violet Award.

Learn more and access the nomination form and submission instructions.


Wasserman Center Graduate Student Career Development Events – Week of December 7 – December 13, 2016

The Graduate Student Career Development Team offers an array of in-person and virtual events. Join for this week’s offerings:

Grad Level Job Search Planning – Wednesday, December 7, 5:00pm – 6:00pm, Wasserman Center (133 east 13th Street, 2nd floor)

The Bigs – Presentation and Book Signing! – Thursday, December 8, 12:30pm – 2:00pm, Wasserman Center (133 east 13th Street, 2nd floor)

Google Tech Talk for PhD Students – Tuesday, December 13, 6:00pm – 7:30pm, Wasserman Center (133 east 13th Street, 2nd floor)

For more detailed information please visit the Wasserman Center for Career Development Center.