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About the Libraries: College Libraries

Mission Statement

"The mission of the College Libraries is to forge dynamic partnerships and empower our vibrant academic community to do thoughtful research, explore new ideas, and collaborate effectively, to achieve success at Potsdam and beyond."

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Library Personnel

Libraries Snapshot

Two facilities: Frederick W. Crumb Library and the Julia E. Crane Music Library.


  • Over 100 Library subscription databases
  • Hundreds of thousands of Individual journal titles immediately accessible.
  • More than 500,000 physical volumes and 100,000 eBook titles
  • Over 50,000 circulation transactions per year


  • Thousands of reference questions answered in-person or via one-on-one consultation, chat, email or phone.
  • More than 1000 individuals completed the Library Tutorial's quizzes (and many more viewed the tutorials themselves)
  • Over 3000 interlibrary loan requests processed.


Crumb Library: 315-267-2485
Crane Library: 315-267-2451

Text Us!: 315-277-3730

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College Libraries


SUNY Potsdam College Libraries
44 Pierrepont Ave
Potsdam, NY 13676