With a location in Jamaica, N.Y., St. John's University maintains various libraries that offer a range of books, educational resources and reference materials for students and teachers. Its libraries operate various departments that include acquisitions, audiovisual and instructional services, library development, science reference, special collections, and information and records management. The university s libraries also operate media centers that have collection that includes more than 3,000 video and DVD titles, supportive of curriculum and research materials. In addition, St. John's University, with cooperative arrangements with other libraries provides regional, national and international access to materials through interlibrary services. Its libraries additionally maintain online catalogues, as well as offers reference services. It is one of the leading Catholic universities in the United States and was founded in 1870.