Bank Street Library

Welcome to the Bank Street Library

The Library is home to a children’s collection, a graduate school collection, and electronic resources (databases and computers). We offer spaces for patrons to enjoy books with little ones, work on assignments, and engage in group work. We also host several events: Library Salons, BookFest @ Bank Street, and the Irma Black Award ceremony, to name a few. We hope to see you soon on the 5th floor of Bank Street College.

Off-Campus Access to Databases

  1. Sign-in with your Bank Street email address and Password.
  2. Some online classes have their own special access code.

How to Renew Books Online

My Account / Renew Books

Research Guides

What are you researching today? These Research Guides are created by librarians and library staff to assist you in your research project.

Library Orientations & APA Citation Help

Make an appointment to see a Reference Librarian for a one-on-one research consultation, and help with APA citations. We prefer at least two business days notice for all appointments. If you need immediate assistance, please see a Librarian at the Reference Desk, or Ask for Help Online

Availability Times
Monday–Thursday 9:00 AM–7:00 PM,
Friday 9:00 AM–4:30 PM,
Saturday 10:30 AM–4:30 PM.

Make an Appointment

Library Hours This Week

8:30 AM–9:45 PM

8:30 AM–5:00 PM

10:00 AM–5:00 PM


Library Calendar

Literature Resources

Book lists and recommendations are located on the Library website, in Educate (Bank Street’s institutional repository), or in a Research Guide. No logins are required to review resources, and whenever possible we try to hyperlink titles to the Bank Street Library catalog.

Literature Resources

From the Library Blog
View the blog
APA 7 blog post
Reference Desk Questions

APA Publication Manual 7th Edition

Recently, the American Psychological Association (APA) released an update to it publication manual. It seems to be more streamlined with fewer exceptions than the 6th edition, and has lots more examples. Note that we don’t need to start using it until spring 2020.

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