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Research Center Services: Virtual Research Center

This guide will help you better navigate through all of the resources that we have to offer!

Navigating the Research Center virtually

Starting on August 16, 2021, The Research Center at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY will be open for limited in-person services.

We will be open to the J-School community only.

For more information, check this blog post regarding our limited in-person services. 

For updates on the J-School's re-opening plan, check out the following:

Please read below for information on access, and check out our Research Services FAQ for further information.

For timely content and updates, please subscribe to our blog -- it will be delivered straight to your email.  We also encourage that you follow us on social media:

If you have any further questions/concerns, please email

Accessing E-Resources Remotely

Please use this A-Z link to access our databases off-campus.

Please use this full text search to access e-journals. 

J-School students, faculty and staff will use their CUNY ID to authenticate from off-campus.

For alumni and special patrons, please read this blog post for access information. 

Bloomberg Terminal Access

As of August 16, 2021, the Research Center will be open for limited in-person services. 

If you'd like to use the Bloomberg Terminal, we ask that you make an appointment before using the Bloomberg Terminal in the Research Center.  To make an appointment, please use the following link:

You will receive an email with your appointment details. 

If you no longer need the appointment, please cancel or reschedule. 

Please limit to one user at the terminal, and follow all health and safety protocols upon entering the Research Center. 


Need research help? Make virtual appointments.

Please look at our Research Guides

If you require research assistance, please schedule appointments via the following link.

If you do not see any appointments, or you can't make those appointment times, please email to arrange a date and time for assistance

Research Tools Checklist

We have a guide to help you navigate all of the different services available to you: Research Center Services

This checklist highlights the tools that require additional setup for you to use. Please use this checklist to make sure you have properly set up access. if you have any issues, contact

The link to the Research Tools Checklist is listed below:

You must be logged in with your J-School account to access.

Collection Access Restrictions

We will begin circulating materials on a limited basis, starting August 16, 2021. You will only be allowed to access your home campus until further notice.

For the Fall 2021 semester, the J-School Research Center will allow limited reserve and stack access for the J-School community.

As of March 13, all overdue fines will be waived. All existing loans will automatically be renewed.

To find e-reserves, please use the following link. Print reserves will return for the Fall 2021 semester on a limited basis.

If you still have reserve needs, please read our reserve guide and/or email Tinamarie Vella for assistance.

We encourage the use of our e-book collections below, please use your CUNY ID to access these resources:

Proquest ebooks

EBSCO ebooks

Springer ebooks

Wiley ebooks

You can also check out our on-going series, E-Book Escapes, featured on our Research Center News blog

Returning Library Materials

As of August 16, 2021, the Research Center will begin limited in-person services for the J-School community. We will accept returned materials via CLICS or postal mail for other CUNY campuses.

You can mail your books to the following address: 

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism

ATTN: Library Materials Return

219 West 40th Street, 3rd Floor 

New York, NY 10018

If you have further questions about returning library materials, please feel free to email us at


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