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We Have a New Website
The Bankier Library will be unveiling an updated website on September 7th. To assist with the transition, we will be keeping our old website running concurrently until October 31st. A link to the old website will be provided in the Services for Faculty section of the new site.

Intersession Library Hours
Intersession (Aug 16 – Sept 6)
Mon – Thur: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Monday, Sept. 4 – Labor Day Holiday: Closed
Tuesday, Sept. 5 – Fall Convocation: 11:00am - 5:00pm


Library Subscriptions
Recent additions and changes to the library’s electronic resource collections:
New:
The Wall Street Journal

Upgrading:
ebrary ebooks platform has been upgraded to ProQuest Ebook Central

Rebranding:
Onesource is now known as D&B Business Browser

Cancellation:
Encyclopaedia Britannica expires on 7/31;
Humanities International Complete expires on 8/31;
Biography Reference Bank (Wilson) expires on 8/31




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Using Your Laptop in the Library

The Bankier Library offers wireless access (aka "hot spots" and "WiFi") for currently enrolled students, faculty, staff, community patrons, and visitors to use with their personal notebooks, laptops and other mobile devices to connect to the College network. Use of the wireless access service is governed by the College Regulation 2.9000R "Computer Resource, Network and Facilities Use", the Library Code of Conduct and the Student Conduct Code.

The library provides several options for Internet access, follow the appropriate procedure to connect to the College network:

  • Wireless connection using Brookdale Secure or Brookdale Open
  • Standard network port connection

We have a limited number of PC laptop computers available for use within the library, on a first-come, first-served basis. Come to the Circulation Desk to check out a laptop. Laptop Loan is only available to current Brookdale students.


Connecting to Brookdale wifi

The Brookdale wireless network supports two authentication and connection methods in the Library: Brookdale Secure and Brookdale Open.

  • For Brookdale students: Select the Brookdale Secure wireless network. Brookdale Secure requires a one-time configuration on your device. Login once and the connection will remain available to you on any Brookdale campus.
  • Enter your campus identification (NetID user name and password) to access the Brookdale Secure wireless network.

  • For alumni, High Technology High School students, special patrons, community patrons, and visitors: we will create a guest wifi account for you to access Brookdale Open. The guest wifi account provides free wifi access.

Click here for detailed connecting instructions.

Questions? Contact the Library Help Desk at 732/224-2443