Gerald M. Quinn Library at Lincoln Center

Welcome to the 'NEW' Quinn Library at Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus. Now located at 140 W 62nd Street, the Quinn Library is accessible from the Lowenstein building on the Plaza Level and Ground Level (LL).

Library Features

1st Floor – Learning Commons

The First Floor Learning Commons is a communal and collaborative space that is open 24 hours, Sunday through Thursday (closing 8pm on Fridays & reopening 9am-8pm Saturdays). For current library hours, click here..

  • Almost 80,000 books in all subjects published after 2000
  • A Self-Checkout terminal is available 24/7
  • VDI Computers & WiFi available
  • A Print/Scan/Copy Center, with both B&W and Color options
  • Vended café snacks & beverages for 'late night' "re-fueling"
  • 'late Night' Reference Collection & featured display collections (coming soon)
  • Seating for over 140 patrons
  • General Assistance Desk which includes Request-Retrieval from QuinnX Stacks (books published 1999 and earlier)

2nd Floor – Plaza Level – Library Services

The Second Floor is a communal and collaborative space ("No Shush" Zone) that is open 7 days a week.

  • The Library Services Desk: Reference, Reserve, and Circulation services
  • The Reference collection (all years)
  • The Writing Center
  • VDI Computers/PCs/WiFi available
  • Seating for over 120 patrons
  • Print/Scan/Copy services available
  • A Computer Lab & Bibliographic Instruction Classroom

3rd Floor – Main Reading Room – "Quiet Zone"

  • Departmental Displays and featured collections (coming soon)
  • VDI/WiFi computing with Print/Scan/Copy services
  • Seating for over 140 patrons
  • 6 Group Study Rooms (4 with smart technology) – reservations required. Please see the section below for information about room reservations and related policies.

Group Study Room Reservations

Please read through all of the policies carefully. When you reserve a group study room, you agree to abide by all policies. Any infractions may result in the library revoking your reservation privilege. A complete set of group study room policies can also be found posted inside each study room. Also, please make sure that your Google Calendar is set to Eastern Standard Time (EST) in calendar settings.

If you are a faculty member and you would like to schedule a library information session, please contact Nick Alongi at nalongi@fordham.edu instead of reserving a study room.

To reserve a room, click on the appropriate link below:
For groups of 2-4 people, reserve a small study room
For groups of 5-6 people, reserve a medium study room
For groups of 7-10 people, reserve the large study room

Policies

  • The rooms available for group study reservation in Quinn Library are on the third floor, rooms 337-342
  • These rooms are primarily for current Undergraduate students, Graduate students, but adjunct faculty and full time faculty are also eligible to reserve group study rooms
  • You must use your Fordham email address to reserve rooms
  • Law students, Alumni, Guests, and Visitors from Fordham's reciprocal access partners are ineligible to reserve group study rooms
  • Study rooms may be reserved for a maximum of 2 hours per 24 hour period
  • Study rooms may be reserved for a maximum of two times per week
  • Any unreserved rooms may be filled on a first-come first-serve basis
  • Study rooms are available for reservation only when the library is open and staffed during non-study zone hours (9:00am -10:30pm)
  • You must reserve a study room that corresponds to your group size. To reserve a small study room (337 or 338), you must be in a group of two - four people; to reserve a medium study room (340, 341, or 342) you must be in a group of five - six people; and to reserve the large smart room (339), students must be in groups of seven - ten
  • Rooms are for group study and research, and may not be used for commercial activity, distribution of materials, goods or services, office hours, or for solicitation
  • You must abide by the Library's overall food and beverage policy and adhere to reasonable noise levels.

Access to Older Materials

Please note that the Stacks collection at the 'NEW' Quinn library contains titles published in the year 2000 and later. All titles published in the year 1999 or prior will be located at the QUINNX facility in Lowenstein. If you would like access to a title from the QUINNX collection, please contact or visit the Library Assistance Desk (located on the 1st floor), Library Services Desk (located on the 2nd floor), or place a hold using the Online Catalog.