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Update on COVID-19 and the GTL

In compliance with New York State Governor Cuomo's stay-at-home executive order due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gannett-Tripp Library will be closed until further notice. Library staff will be available for research assistance online. 

Research help is available, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., through:

Phone: (607) 735-1866 

Email: researchhelp@elmira.edu

Email through Library FAQ site: http://libanswers.elmira.edu/

Text: (607) 953-6060

Due dates: If you’ve borrowed books or DVDs from the GTL collections, your due dates will be automatically extended.

Interlibrary Loan: GTL ILL service is currently limited to articles only.

Ask Us

The Library Services Desk is staffed whenever the Library is open. Student Assistants are specially trained to help with most research questions. For more in-depth questions, a librarian or staff member is available during these hours while classes are in session: 

  • Sunday: 4 p.m. - 1 a.m.
  • Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 1 a.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday: no librarian is available on Saturday

Call the Library Services Desk at (607) 735-1862 during library hours for help or to schedule a one-on-one consultation session with a librarian. Also, see the How to Research tab on this page for extensive in-depth tips on how to conduct research, and the Resources tab for information about all of GTL resources, how to access them, and tips on how to use them.

Ask us! We're here to help.

Lost and Found

Have you misplaced something in the Library? Check at the Library Services Desk. Found items are sent to the Campus Safety Office at the end of each week. Valuable items (keys, IDs, wallets, cell phones, jewelry, etc.) are sent to Campus Safety as soon as they're found.

Help!

Effective March 23, 2020, until further notice:

If you need research help, please use one of the following options.  

Ask the GTL
Quick answers to frequently asked questions:
http://libanswers.elmira.edu/

GTL Phone   Research Help Phone:

(607) 735-1866

Text Us!  Text a Librarian:

(607) 953-6060

E-mail Us!

Research Help Email: researchhelp@elmira.edu