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Hostos Library | About

Provides information about Hostos Library at Hostos Community College (CUNY).

Collection Overview

Hostos Library is continually building its collections to support students, faculty, and staff who come here to conduct research and study. 

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 1,000 current textbooks and other required texts.


Hostos has access to over 500,000 e-books in all disciplines.


Through databases and individual subscriptions, we provide access to nearly 60,000 journals online

DVDs and Streaming Videos

Hostos library has a collection of DVDs and access to streaming videos, including Academic Video Online, which provides unlimited streaming to over 70,000 feature films and documentaries.

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More Than Books!

Check out the following collections featuring movies and more.

Using the Collections 

Recommend a Purchase

You can help us build and strengthen our collection by making recommendations that are important in supporting students' learning here at Hostos. When the Hostos Library does not have the book or other information resource that you need for related course work or research, tell us!

Before submitting a request please check our catalog using OneSearch to confirm that we don’t already own the item.

To submit a request, please email​.

Book Donations

Hostos Library is currently not accepting donations. Donors can explore the following organizations.