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Search everything available through the library's collections. Limit to Library Catalog for books and other physical items. Search the SUNY Catalog and make interlibrary loan requests from within the same interface.
Special Collections at the Library
Access to the collection is supervised and appointments are encouraged to guarantee access. Appointments can be made online or by calling the reference desk at 845-687-5208.
What is a reference question?
A reference question is any question you have about the library and/or its resources. For example, ask a librarian for help with
Looking for a book
Finding sources for a paper
The print Reference Collection is shelved on the main level of the library behind the Reference Desk. All items are for in library use only. The collection consists of dictionaries, encyclopedias, multi-volume works, and materials meant as authoritative information sources.
The online Reference Collection is searchable through DiscoverDeWitt and the following databases
During most Library Hours, you will be able to chat with a SUNY Ulster librarian. When the library is closed or all librarians are busy, the chat will be staffed by librarians from different institutions through Ask Us 24/7. We will respond to chats during regular business hours.
Before chatting, consider checking if your question is one of the Library FAQs.