Alumni: 95,000   Students: 16,000

Alumni Online Library

Empire State College is so pleased to be able to offer our alumni special access to a segment of the college’s online library.  Our alumni are truly lifelong learners and we are committed to helping you in all your academic pursuits.

In order to access the Alumni Online Library, you must have a college login account. If you do not currently have an ESC login account or do not recall your password, please contact the IT Service Desk by clicking here or by calling: 888-Help-009 (888-435-7009). 

Once you have your login account, you may access the Alumni Online Library directly at Just click on the library resource you wish to view and login when prompted.

Although Empire State College does not have a traditional library building, the online library provides access to thousands of electronic journals, all of which are accessible to our alumni anywhere and anytime through your computer. The Library and Learning Resource Center is a web-based online library maintained by Empire State College.

The Alumni Online Library features:

  • 11,000+ unique full text journal titles encompassing millions of full text articles.
  • 10 online searchable databases
  • Dozens of full text public domain electronic book collections