Graduate students without an office may want to use the library's study rooms. Here's a link to the Campus Reservation System. Graduate students may also use Room 1470 in the library evenings and weekends.
If RIT doesn't have what you need, you can search ConnectNY, a consortium of New York State Libraries that will loan books to RIT students, faculty, and staff for free.
Search ConnectNY's catalog using the box below:
The Access Card allows you to use other participating libraries in the Rochester region when our library does not have the collections or materials you need. See your librarian to fill out an application and receive your card.
Citation Management -- training
Training will be provided during the Fall Semester on using EndNote -- the citation management software that the library supports as well as Zotero, a freely available citation management tool.
Dissertation and Thesis Calculator
The Dissertation Calculator is a tool that helps demystify the process of completing your dissertation or thesis. The calculator breaks down the process into manageable deadlines and provides you with important resources and advice.
Make an appointment with your librarian for a consultation when you have an approved topic. Allow at least 1 hour for this appointment. Come with your proposal and any supporting materials you may have already located on your own (journal articles, books, web sites, etc.)
Interlibrary Loan/IDS Express
Use Interlibrary Loan to request items that we do not own in print or have access to electronically.