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What Can You Do at The Science, Industry and Business Library?: Read and Borrow

Overview of services, collections, and access to materials at The Science, Industry and Business Library, The New York Public Library. Guide by Madeleine Cohen.

Books to borrow

The New York Public Library offers more than 6 million items in its circulating collections, including books, e-books, and audiobooks. 

The Business Center  collections onsite focus mainly on business, small business, careers, finance, investing, advertising, management and marketing.. 

If the circulating book you need is not onsite at SIBL you can request that it be sent to  SIBL for your use by placing a hold on the item in the catalog with your library card.  The Branch Libraries Catalog for circulating books is separate from the Research Libraries Catalog.