SUNY Geneseo Alumni Library Resources

schoolWelcome Alumni of SUNY Geneseo!

Milne Library is happy to welcome Alumni back to campus and to use our collection and resources.

Resources for Alumni

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Courtesy Borrowing Library Card

SUNY Geneseo alumni have borrowing privileges to check out books from Milne Library's circulating collection at no charge. To apply for a courtesy borrowing library cards, please visit the Service desk for more information about your borrowing privileges and how to obtain a courtesy card.


Library Catalog

searchSearch GLOCAT for books, videos and other materials held by SUNY Geneseo's Milne Library.

Library Databases

You may search for articles in online journals, reference tools, newspapers, etc. from any Milne library public-access computers; to use these computers, please see Circulation. Unfortunately the terms of licensing most subscription databases, i.e. JSTOR, Science Direct, etc. limit off-campus access to current students, staff or faculty.

storageDatabases freely available on the Internet:
  • Agricola - Citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators.
  • ArXiv - Open access to e-prints in Physics, Math, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.
  • CIA World Factbook - Information on the history, people, government, economy, etc... for world entities.
  • ERIC - ERIC The world's largest digital library of education literature.
  • GPO Access - Official, full-text information from the three branches of the Federal Government.
  • PubMed - Provides access to the 9 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE and other related databases.
  • - Connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.
  • Library of Congress Virtual Reference Shelf - Online reference materials in all subjects.
  • Google Scholar - Search engine for scholarly information from institutional repositories, publisher websites, etc...
  • Scirus - Search engine concentrated on scholarly sources in the sciences, including publisher websites.

Other Library Databases

languageSome New York Public Library databases can be remotely accessed once you obtain a NYPL Library card - eligibility is limited to people who live and/or work in New York State. See the New York Public Library for details:

New York State Library provides free access to databases through NOVELny - New York Online Virtual Electronic Library. Using a New York State Driver's License, residents can remotely access resources such as Business & Company Resource Center, ProQuest Platinum, Grolier Online (includes Encyclopedia Americana), Health & Wellness Resource Center and more.

Special Collections at Milne Library

collectionsLocal History: College Archives, Genesee Valley Historical Collection, Lamron, Yearbooks and more are available. See the full description of the collections for details.

Geneseo Authors Wall: If you published a book and are interested in adding your work to Milne's Geneseo Authors collection, this includes monographs by SUNY Geneseo Alumni, Faculty and Staff, please see information about donating your works to Milne Library.

Friends of Milne Library

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Alumni Association

For more information about Geneseo Alumni Association, please visit the Geneseo Alumni Association website.