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Camino Program: Welcome to the library resource for professional career information: Help!

This guide contains online resources which will help non-native English speakers acquire language skills necessary for educational and professional success.

Ask a Librarian!


Do you need more help?

  • Phone(718) 862-7743  
  •  Ask for reference about resources
  •  Ask for circulation for general questions about the the library services,  inquiries regarding your account or campus referrals.

Consult a Librarian during Reference Hours:

  • Sundays to Thursdays: Noon to 9:00 PM
  • Fridays: Noon to 6:00 PM
  • Saturdays: No Reference Desk hours

Schedule a research consultation: 

  • Find a librarian on the Library Directory.
  • Email or call a librarian to discuss resources and activities that might help you develop and increase proficiency in English.
  • Take business cards to contact librarians.  You will find these at the Reference Desk.

What about problems with technology?

For issues concerning technological issues, network issues, Jaspernet Log On malfunctions, etc., visit Client Services in the O'Malley Library, 5th floor. 

There is a Student IT Worker available throughout the day to facilitate resolving technological issues. 


  • To report a technological issue in the library, email:
  • Call Client Services ITS Help Desk:  718 862-7973

For more information on Client Services, please visit:  CLIENT SERVICES & SUPPORT

Jasper Online Information Literacy (JOLT)

Jasper Online Information Literacy (JOLT)

JOLT is a test to assess incoming students' information literacy skills.  It is also administered to graduating students to assess their information literacy skills as they graduate from Manhattan College with their undergraduate degrees.

The JOLT Tutorial will help IELP students learn how to search the online catalog, Jaspercat, and library databases.  It will provide English Language Learners (ELLs) become acquainted with academic research in the United States.

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You may use the JOLT Tutorial as often as you like.  If you would like additional assistance in understanding concepts presented in JOLT, please contact one of the librarians. 

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

If you need a book or article from another library, we can request it for you via Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

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  • ILL Form:  Books -- allow 10-14 business days (holidays not included and vary from one organization to another)
  • Ill Form:   Articles  -- allow two to three business days; articles sent directly to your email

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How do I get a Jasper I.D. Card?

To get a Jasper I.D. card, go to the I.D. Card Office in Thomas Hall, 1st. floor (outside of Café 1853).

For more information about the Jasper I.D. Card, please

  • Visit the I.D. Card Office, Thomas Hall, 1st floor: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 p.m.
  • Call (718) 862 - 8326
  • Peruse the Jasper I.D. Q&A.

To verify your Jasper I.D. barcode has been authenticated for library privileges, please visit the Circulation Desk (5th floor, entrance level), O'Malley Library.