The Libraries assume a leadership role within the University community for providing access to information for teaching and research.
The Glenn G. Bartle Library houses collections in the fine arts, humanities, social sciences and mathematical and computer sciences. Special Collections and University Archives are also in Bartle.
The Science Library, located in the midst of the university science complex, serves the pure and applied sciences and houses the map collection.
At Binghamton University, a special group of Friends supports our libraries in perserving past scholarship while using state-of-the-art information technologies to obtain the latest scholarship.
Binghamton University Libraries are among the reasons Binghamton is rated the "Premier Public University in the Northeast" (The Fiske Guide to Colleges).
When you become a Library Friend, you join a select group dedicated to sustaining excellence by making an investment in the future Binghamton University.
Much of that future lies at the intellectual crossroads of the University—its libraries. They must continually innovate to keep abreast of today's Information Age while expanding collections and services to sustain Binghamton's commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship.
Friends of the Libraries are committed to helping achieve these goals.
Contributions go directly to the libraries for:
Beyond sharing a love of knowledge and its preservation at Binghamton, Friends of the Libraries receive:
Approaching 2 million volumes · Access to a significant array of electronic journals and electronic books, from Accounting and Auditing to Women's studies · Almost 2 million microfilms and microfiche files · Numerous electronic databases, from arts and humanities to social sciences and education · Many print journal subscriptions · Several thousand videocassettes and DVDs · Almost half a million government documents · The Max Reinhardt Archives and Library · The William J. Haggerty Collection of French Colonial History · The Link Collection of Recorded Sound · The Yi-t'ung and An-chi Lou Wang Research Collection on Chinese Culture · Private Library of William J. Klenz · The private collection of Herbert Reichner · The George Hinman Collection · The Archibald Howard Collection · The Virtual Reference collection, from almanacs to weather · The Science Map Room, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe · Dedicated science research, from AGRICOLA to Web of Science