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Library Updates

Elmira College ID cards are required to enter the Library building at all times. If your card does not work with the card reader, contact Campus Safety: (607) 735-1777.

The Library's 2nd floor is now OPEN for studying and accessing the print collections. Out of consideration for all users, please wear a mask and clean up your work area when you leave. THANKS!


Gannett-Tripp Library Regular Hours

Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m.-11 p.m.

Call (607) 735-1862 with questions.


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Library Search

Tutorial: Using Library Search (video)

For resources not searchable through Library Search, see the orange-flagged items () on the Databases page.

Library Resources Highlight

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Use CQ Researcher to stay up to date with current events from trusted sources!


This award-winning online subscription delivers 44 single-topic reports annually on top newsworthy social and political issues. Each 13,000 word report is an original work, researched and written by seasoned journalists and professionally fact-checked.

CQ Researcher  is the perfect first step in research for students. Covering key topics in current events, public policy, law and civil liberties, international affairs, economics, health, education, the environment, and technology—trust CQ Researcher to be an authoritative, quality source of timely content. Each report:

  • Is structured in an easy-to-use format
  • Poses and addresses three major questions surrounding the issue
  • Features a “pro/con” debate by respected experts
  • Guides students to logical sources for the next steps in their research

COVID-19 Resources

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Many publishers and content providers are offering free temporary access to electronic content during the pandemic crisis, to help support classes that are being taught online. Most of these materials are not accessible through Library Search -- you must access them directly through the GTL Databases page or specific links. Visit frequently for updates.

Image info:“Coronavirus.” [Coronavirus (COVID-19) - CG Illustration]  Yuri Samoilov, March 20, 2020, Flickr CC BY 2.0. 


For research help,  use one of the following options:

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