The home library for the CUNY School of Public Health (SPH) is the Cohen Library at the City College of New York (CCNY). Cohen Library is located on the 2nd floor of the North Academic Center building on the City College campus – at 137th Street and Convent Avenue.


SPH to Cohen LIbrary

Walk: a 26-minute walk.
Bus: a 21-minute trip via the M100/101.
Train: a 22-minute trip via the B/C train to 135th Street, or 1 train to 137th Street.

Cohen Library hours and directions.


SPH ID Cards

SPH ID cards have a barcode on the back that is needed to access certain CUNY online resources and to borrow physical books at other CUNY libraries. In addition to valid IDs, students need a valid SPH email address in order to access CCNY’s Interlibrary Loan (ILL) system.



Begin your research by visiting the Public Health LibGuide.

Three Ways of Searching:

  1. OneSearch
  2. Databases
    Google Scholar
    Web of Science
    Wiley Online Library
    Other Databases
  3. CUNY+

At some point during your search, you will be prompted to log in. The Public Health LibGuide provides directions on the login process.


Questions or Suggestions

Contact the CUNY SPH Library.

Faculty who would like to schedule an instruction session should contact the CUNY SPH Library.