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New York University Library


New York University Library

New York University Library
Country United States
Type Academic library
Established 1831
Location Worldwide
Branches 24 (worldwide)[1][2][3]
Size 9,837,021
Access and use
Circulation Over one million books annually
Members Over 100,000
Other information
Director Carol A. Mandel[4]
References: [2]

New York University Library is the library system of New York University (NYU), located on the university's global campus, but primarily in the United States. It is one of the largest university libraries in the United States.[5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14] The NYU Libraries hold nearly 10 million volumes and comprises five main libraries in Manhattan and one each in Brooklyn, Abu Dhabi and Shanghai. Its flagship, the Elmer Holmes Bobst Library on Washington Square, receives 2.6 million visits annually. Around the world the Libraries offers access to about 10 million electronic journals, books, and databases.[15] NYU's Game Center Open Library in Brooklyn is the largest collection of games held by any university in the world.[2]


  • NYU and Affiliated Libraries 1
    • Consortium Libraries 1.1
    • Specialized Libraries 1.2
  • See also 2
  • References 3

NYU and Affiliated Libraries

Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology on the Brooklyn campus

New York University (NYU) library system is composed of the following libraries:[1][2][3]

  • Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
  • Ehrman Medical Library
  • SPS Jack Brause Library
  • Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences Library
  • Ettinghausen Library
  • Dibner Library
  • Institute of Fine Arts Library
  • Conservation Center Library
  • Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW)
  • Law Library
  • New-York Historical Society
  • New York School of Interior Design Library
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Library
  • NYU Shanghai Library
  • Villa La Pietra Library
  • Acton Library
  • Game Center Open Library

Consortium Libraries

  • The New School: List Center Library
  • Cooper Union Library
  • University Center Library
  • Performing Arts Library

Specialized Libraries

  • Bern Dibner Library (Tandon School of Engineering)
  • Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences Library
  • Health Sciences Libraries (including Ehrman Medical Library)
  • Institute for the Study of the Ancient World Library
  • Jack Brause Library (School for Professional Studies)
  • Law Library
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Library
  • NYU Shanghai Library
  • Stephen Chan Library (Institute of Fine Arts)
  • The Constantine Georgiou Library (Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development)[16][17]

See also


  1. ^ a b "New York University - Bobst Library: facpols.html". Retrieved 10 October 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c "Top 50 Game Design Schools and Colleges in the US – 2015". Retrieved 10 October 2015. 
  3. ^ a b NYU Web Communications. "Libraries". Retrieved 10 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "New York University - Bobst Library: Carol A. Mandel, Dean". Retrieved 10 October 2015. 
  5. ^ Claire Shaw. "Library futures: New York University". the Guardian. Retrieved 10 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "NYU’s Brilliant Design Solution to A Building’s Suicide Problem". Retrieved 10 October 2015. 
  7. ^ Dunlap, David W. (2012-08-19). "A Digitally Inspired Veil, Intended to Save Lives, Appears at N.Y.U. Library". City Room. Retrieved 2015-10-10. 
  8. ^ "Demonstrators Take Over Guggenheim, NYU Over Abu Dhabi Labor Conditions". DNAinfo New York. Retrieved 10 October 2015. 
  9. ^ Joe Robinson (24 June 2015). "How to Build Up Your Willpower Muscle.". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 10 October 2015. 
  10. ^ "The Left Front, Grey Art Gallery, New York — review". Financial Times. Retrieved 10 October 2015. 
  11. ^ "Treatings networking app Hayden Williams - Business Insider". Business Insider. 8 March 2015. Retrieved 10 October 2015. 
  12. ^ Claire Shaw. "University libraries: 10 global portraits". the Guardian. Retrieved 10 October 2015. 
  13. ^ Mancuso, Anne; DeSMET, NICOLE HIGGINS (2013-06-13). "Spare Times for June 14-20". The New York Times. Retrieved 2015-10-10. 
  14. ^ "In Her Words: Inspirational Women Writers and Poets (Part-II)". The Daily Star. Retrieved 10 October 2015. 
  15. ^ "New York University Libraries". Retrieved 10 October 2015. 
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