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Graduate Student Services: Library Overview

Overview of information resources, research-related instruction, and library services required for advanced academic programs.

Sign Up for the New York Times and Wall Street Journal!

Sign up for academic passes to read the New York Times or the Wall Street Journal through their mobile apps or websites ( or CUNY/Baruch provides this access, so you must sign up with your Baruch email address.

Sign up for your Baruch NYT account
Sign up for your Baruch WSJ account

Use your Baruch email address when signing up for the accounts. Your access is good for a year. You will be able to renew, as long as you are a Baruch student. 

[Note: The Newman Library databases provide access to current and historical NYT and WSJ, as well. Go to our databases page and connect with your Baruch username and password: ]


Address: Newman Library is located at 151 E.25th St, across from the Vertical Campus

The library is open from 7am to Midnight except for legal holidays and the summer. Hours for service desks vary.
During midterms and finals, the library is open 24/7 (after midnight, only Baruch students can enter the library.)
Check the hours page for holidays and service desk hours.
**Check for summer and intersession hours.**

Research Help: Ask a Librarian for research help. Chat, text, email, or call with simple questions. Visit the reference desk for drop-in service. Request a research consultation for in-depth questions and assistance.
Library Phone Numbers: General Library phone number: 646-312-1600
Circulation & Reserve Desk: 646-312-1660
Reference Desk: 646-312-1610
Help Desk:
Baruch Computing & Technology Center (BCTC): 646-312-1010
Validate your ID Don't forget to visit the Circulation Desk on the 2nd floor (main floor) to validate your ID. Do this early in the semester so your information can be added into the CUNY-wide library system. Once validated, you can borrow materials at Newman Library, request items from other CUNY libraries, and visit all the other CUNY libraries


The Library, Floor-by-Floor

6th floor
5th floor
  • Group study rooms
  • General study areas
  • Archives, by appointment
  • Bathrooms - east side (3rd Ave side)
  • Books with call numbers between P and Z
4th floor
  • Group study rooms
  • Graduate students individual quiet study carrels, room 444 (keys at Circulation Desk)
  • General study areas
  • Bathrooms - east side (3rd Ave side)
  • Books with call numbers between F and N
  • Oversize books (west wall)
3rd floor
  • Laptop Loan Desk (relocated to 2nd floor Circulation Desk during the summer)
  • Group study rooms
  • General study areas
  • Library classroom 320a
  • Student Practice Room, Rm. 309
  • Bathrooms - east side (3rd Ave side)
  • Periodicals/Journals in print
  • Books with call numbers between A and E

2nd floor

Library entrance

  • Circulation/Reserve Desk
  • Reference Desk
  • Printers and Scanners
  • Workstations (including 12 Graduate student-only workstations)
  • General study areas
  • Laptops to Go kiosk
  • Bathrooms - east side (3rd Ave side)
  • Books in the Reference Collection & at the Reserve Desk
1st floor

After entering the building, use the stairs on the right to enter the library on the 2nd floor.  (If needed, use the elevator on the left and before the security turnstiles.) Bring your Baruch ID to swipe through the security turnstiles at the library’s entrance.

Library Classrooms (Room 130 and 135) are located in the same hallway as the ID Center.

For the first floor cafeteria, walk straight ahead and swipe through the lobby security turnstiles, then turn left.

Navigating the Library's Website

Screenshot of Library Homepage

Graduate Services Division

Linda Rath, Graduate Services Librarian
Room 422, Newman Library

Frank Donnelly, Geospatial Data Librarian
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Graduate Services Librarian

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Linda Rath
Newman Library
Room 422
Baruch College
Box H-0520
151 E. 25th St
New York, NY 10010