- Research Support
The Special Collections and Archives department is an integral part of Schaffer Library. It includes the Union College Archives, special book collections, manuscripts, maps, photographs, sound recordings, ephemera, three dimensional objects and other primary source materials. Read more...
The Digital Collection at Schaffer Library comprises of a multitude of historical documents, postcards and works that include John Bigelow letters, Mrs. Perkins, Jewish Women postcards, the Concordiensis, and much more! Read more...
Union College Permanent Collection
The Union College Permanent Collection holds over 2,500 works of art and artifacts. Selections of the collection are installed in public and administrative areas campus wide. UCPC's mission is to enhance the academic programs and the cultural life of the Union College Community and the public. Read more...
The Adirondack Research Library
The Adirondack Research Library is the largest specialized library collection outside the "Blue Line" concerning the history and culture of the Adirondacks. Originally founded in 1979 as a nonprofit, grassroots organization the library began as an outgrowth of a course taught by conservationist Paul Schaefer at Union College. Read more...
Inaugurated in 1995, the Mandeville Gallery is located on the second floor of Union College’s national historic landmark, the Nott Memorial. The Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting the work of contemporary artists and exploring the links between the arts and sciences. Read more...
Wikoff Student Gallery
The Wikoff Student Gallery holds exhibitions of work by current students and is located on the third floor of the Nott Memorial. Read more...
An ongoing, rotating exhibit featuring extraordinary people from Union College, Union Notables is a celebration of the great men and women who have studied and worked at Union from its founding in 1795 to the present day. Read more...
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Personal Citation Management and Formatting Software
RefWorks is a web-based tool for managing online resources and is available to the entire Union College community.
See Getting Started with RefWorks for more information.
First-time users must Sign up for an Individual Account from on campus or via your VPN account. For off campus, use the group code information below. We will be offering training for faculty and students during Winter and Spring Term.