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Research Guides

School of Labor and Urban Studies: Electronic Resources

Logging into library resources

SLU students and faculty have full access to Graduate Center Library resources available on the main library website at

You may log in remotely to Graduate Center Library databases, journals, ebooks, and our full suite of online resources with the following credentials:

Your CUNY STUDENT/EMPLID is your GC network login or username. Your unique, assigned GC network password is set up through the SLU IT Help Desk.

Continue to use your library barcode to renew books, view fines, and manage your profile in My Account.

For login questions, forgotten passwords, password reset, or security problems, contact the SLU IT Help Desk or call 212-642-2084 from 9am to 9pm Monday through Thursday, 9am to 6pm Fridays, and 9 to 4pm on Saturdays.

These credentials extend access to all Graduate Center Library Databases, to the full set of GC Library journals, and to Graduate Center Interlibrary Loan services.

Additionally, use your GC network credentials on site to login to Graduate Center Library computers and to print at no additional charge.


Search for books, e-books, articles, media, and more using OneSearch.

TIP: If you know the title, put it in "quotation marks"


If you know the item you're looking for and want to find it at a CUNY library, a classic catalog search may be useful.

Access Journals and Databases Online

To find specialized information sources within a discipline or academic field, search one of our specialized databases, or browse through our online journals.

Use the search box below to find a database (for example, "Social Explorer" or "CQ Researcher").


Just getting started? Try these all-purpose databases to begin your search for scholarly journal articles:

Specialized Databases