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Internet Access

Within the Libraries, computers with Internet access are located on:

  • Floor 1, Main Library, (FACULTY STUDY ROOM): World Wide Web; e-mail; Wireless Network
  • Floor 4, Main Library, (REFERENCE): Research Priority Computers - World Wide Web; e-mail
  • Floor 3, Main Library, (INTERNET/CD-ROM ROOM & LOBBY): World Wide Web; e-mail
  • Health Professions Library, (REFERENCE & HEALTH PROFESSIONS LAB): World Wide Web; e-mail
  • Schools of Social Work and Public Health Library, (REFERENCE): World Wide Web
  • Zabar Art Library: World Wide Web, e-mail; Wireless Network

The Main Library also has Wireless Internet access on all floors for your laptop or other Wi-Fi devices.

The Libraries subscribes to several commercial full-text databases that are available through the World Wide Web. Those databases that are common to CUNY are most easily accessed through the Hunter College Libraries homepage <http://library.hunter.cuny.edu> or the CUNY Libraries homepage: <http://libraries.cuny.cuny.edu> (follow the link under "Licensed Resources").

At present these databases include Lexis/Nexis, Academic Search Premier, Psycinfo and ERIC. If you connect from off-campus through the CUNY Libraries Homepage, many of the licensed resources are accessible with Remote Patron Authentication (RPA). From the menu, any of the databases that have a small green house icon next to them can be accessed remotely using the bar code from your CUNY ID.

In addition, all Hunter faculty, staff and students may access the licensed World Wide Web resources from home by signing up for an account on the Hunter College Libraries' proxy server.

Faculty workshops on the use of the Internet can be scheduled during the academic year if requested. Contact Prof. Danise Hoover for more information.

At the Health Professions Library, contact Prof. John Carey and at the Schools of Social Work and Public Health Library contact Prof.
Margaret Bausman.

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