Hostos Library is continually building its collections to support students, faculty, and staff who come here to conduct research and study. Search the Library catalog to find library holdings at Hostos and all libraries in CUNY. Students, faculty, and staff can borrow books from most CUNY campus libraries through CLICS and have them delivered to Hostos Library.
Hostos Library collections at a glance:

  • Print books: We have over 50,000 books in its circulating and reference collections. Its Reserves collection contains nearly 1000 current textbooks and other required texts.
  • Ebooks: Through Ebrary’s Academic Complete collection, Hostos has access to over 70,000 scholarly ebooks. We also subscribe to over 5000 titles to support our allied health, office technology, social sciences, and science, and humanities programs.
  • Journals: Through databases and individual subscriptions, we provide access to nearly 60,000 journals.
  • DVD’s and streaming videos: Hostos has nearly 2000 films on DVD available in it’s audiovisual and leisure collections and we subscribe to streaming services that provide access to thousands more titles.
  • Leisure collections: We make journals, popular reading materials, and DVD’s available to patrons to encourage the joy of reading and watching great films.