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Using the Library After Graduation--Manhattanville College: Home

This guide is designed as a Library resource for our students to use after they have graduated from Manhattanville College.

Internet Libraries

Looking for a comprehensive website where you can find information?

Visit Refdesk for reference resources, facts, and news. The Refdesk's subject categories are especially useful for finding information by topic.


The Internet Public Library hosted by the iSchool at Drexel, College of Information Science and Technology. Here you can ask a librarian for help finding information.

Find a Library

A library is a great place to find reliable information...but what if you don't know the name of the library, or where it's located?

Use this Public Library Search from the National Center for Education Statistics maintained by the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences.


Are you preparing to graduate from Manhattanville College? Are you a recent graduate struggling to find reliable information?  Researching a potential employer? Trying to collect all the data you've created? Need information that can help you as you enter the next phase of your life? You're in the right place.

How Will You Access Information after You Graduate?

Even though you can no longer access Manhattanville College's resources, you still have many other options available to you.


1. Become a member at a local public library. Public libraries also purchase resources for their users, and they may have databases where you can access reliable information. Also, there are librarians present that can help you locate information. Public libraries also provide a number of career services.

2. Visit a state university or college. Many schools funded by the state have public access computers where you can sit and access the same resources as a student or faculty member. They will also have community membership opportunities. Take advantage of this if you move to a new place that’s home to a public university.  (For example, local residents are permitted to use the Harold L. Drimmer Library at Westchester Community College, in Valhalla, NY).

3. Use the resources available on this guide.  These authoritative and reliable resources will help you find information for personal or educational use.



I would like to thank Merinda Hensley for permission to use and adapt her LibraryGuide on "Using the Library After Graduation."
Merinda Hensley
Instructional Services Librarian
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1408 W. Gregory Dr. | Urbana, IL 61801

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Paula Moskowitz
Manhatttanville College Library
2900 Purchase Street
Purchase, NY 10577