The Mary Alice and Tom O’Malley Library provides support for the instructional programs of the College and is available to students, faculty, and staff 24 hours a day during the academic year. The Library provides access to 450,000 books and 185,000 periodicals, including nearly all the scholarly journals published by Elsevier, Springer, and Sage, three of the largest academic publishers worldwide. Books and media are listed in JASPERcat, our online catalog. Through the Manhattan College Library website, users obtain access to JASPERcat and to multiple searchable databases that include citations and full-text of journals, books and reference materials. Off-site access to the catalogs and special databases is available to all registered students.
Students and faculty of Manhattan College can access the library resources of New York City and Westchester County by utilizing the interlibrary loan and on-site use arrangements of WALDO and METRO, our local library networks.
O'Malley Library includes more than 100 computer workstations and network connectivity throughout the building as well as media services and teleconferencing. Students can study in various settings including group study rooms. An Internet Cafe is located outside the main library entrance. Reference librarians are available to provide information assistance on a scheduled basis and by appointment. The librarians teach library research classes to graduate and undergraduate students.
The Library maintains the Manhattan College Archives as well as the De La Salle Christian Brothers Archives of the New York and Long Island-New England Districts, the District of Eastern North America, the Midwest District, the Christian Brothers Conference, and the Lasallian Research Collection.
For more information about library hours and services, please call (718) 862-7166.