Library Resources


New Additions

  • Modern Media, Elections and Democracy
  • Plight of the Living Dead
  • Pay No Heed to the Rockets
  • Seaweed Chronicles



Library FAQ


Schedule a Research Appointment 

PRIMO provides simple, one-stop searching for books and e-books, videos, articles, digital media, and more. Includes course reserves. 

Discover journal articles, newspapers, art objects and more.  Your SUNY Erie username and password are required for off-campus access.

Periodical Finder
This tool enables you to find print and electronic academic journals, magazines, and newspapers. 

Recommend New Materials
Complete the form to recommend new materials for the collection.

A collection of subject and course specific guides that contain selected library resources. 

Citation Tools

In addition to the below resources, please note that Primo and most library databases also include citation generators for each individual source. Questions about a citation? Ask a SUNY Erie Librarian for help! Whether you use the citation generators built into Primo and the library databases or one of the separate citation generators linked below, please remember to review the results carefully. Errors can occur. You are responsible for the accuracy of the citations in your paper. You can check your results in a style manual or guide. 

These tools will help you create citations, but remember to review the results carefully. Errors can occur. You are responsible for the accuracy of the citations in your paper. You can check the your results in a style manual or guide.

Faculty Resources

Resources for Faculty

Schedule a library instruction session 
Library instruction classes are available to all faculty. Instruction can be basic and general or subject- and assignment-specific.

The SUNY Erie libraries offer a myriad of resources for the students, faculty and staff, including full-text databases, access to library catalogs, specific research help, Internet searching, interlibrary loan and other services.

  • Library Basics: Research Help; How to search the online catalog; How to search the library home page; How to find a book on the shelf; Where to check out a book; Where are reserves; Reference resources, online and print
  • Internet Search: Introduction of the SUNY Erie Librarians' Subject Grid; How to access internet search engines; How to evaluate information found on the web; Internet tutorials; How to cite internet resources
  • Indexes and Databases: Introduction to databases; Which database should I use; Off-campus access; How to cite electronic information; What periodicals does Erie Community College own
  • Research Help: How to choose a research topic; How to research a topic; Citation guides; How to access online encyclopedias, almanacs and other basic resources

Staff Directory