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    Library Workshops and Events in February

    Introduction to Library Resources   Two dates available: February 3rd, 1-2pm February 11th, 4:15-5:15pm Room C196.05  Learn the basics of library resources from Professor Michael Adams. This overview of the Graduate Center Library will introduce: the library website, subject specific databases, resources beyond the GC […]

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    Embedding and Mapping the Futures at CUNY

    (Déjà vu? This is a very slight reworking of a post from the Futures Initiative blog.) Mapping the Futures of Higher Education has an embedded librarian for its first course. This direct relationship with the Graduate Center library ensures that students in the course will have direct access […]

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    GC Library Closes at 4pm Monday, January 26 and All Day Tuesday January 27, 2015

    Due to inclement weather, the GC Library will close early at 4pm today, Monday, January 26, 2015. The library will also be closed all day Tuesday January 27. Graduating students scheduled to deposit dissertations and theses during the closing time will be rescheduled for Monday, February […]

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    Long Tails and Low Humidity: ReCAP Research Collections and Preservation Consortium

    Research libraries embrace two primary missions: to preserve the world’s intellectual culture, and to distribute it as widely as possible. ReCAP, the state-of-the-art book storage facility in Princeton, is central to both these missions. ReCAP began in 1999 as a collaboration among Columbia University Libraries, Princeton University, and New York […]

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    Library Closures: Dec 31 & Jan 1, 11, 19

    Happy new year to the entire Graduate Center community! The Graduate Center Library will be closed both New Year’s Eve (Wednesday, December 31) and New Year’s Day (Thursday, January 1). We will also be closed Sunday, January 11 for necessary IT work and Monday, January […]

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    GC Library Celebrates Fall 14!

    What did the GC Library’s hard-working visionaries accomplish in Fall 2014? On top of the reference service, the instruction, and the purchasing, organizing, describing, and shelving we do all the time, here’s a short list of projects we knocked off: Rolled out a new library web site and tweaked it to […]

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    Getting to the Books: An Out of Service Elevator

    The Elevator is Out of Service (again)! The architecturally unique elevator in the center of the Graduate Center Library has been out of service for two weeks. Maintenance will likely follow through to the new year. This is quite a hassle for users, since all […]

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    Now Hiring: Data Librarian

    Come work with us — the Graduate Center Library is hiring a Data Librarian! The Data Librarian will serve as the library’s expert on the discovery, manipulation, preservation, and publication of research-related data. S/he will work with faculty and students across the disciplines, providing instruction and support for […]

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    Free Earplugs in the Library

    The Graduate Center Library is, for the most part, a very quiet place, and we’ve designated two areas (the Dissertation Reading Room on the 1st floor and the northeast corner of the 2nd floor) as special quiet zones. However, some researchers want more than quiet — […]

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    November and December 2014 E-Resources Summary

    This post is the latest in a series designed to keep the Graduate Center community updated about our collections; focused primarily on electronic resources available through the Graduate Center Library. New Databases (These and all other databases can be found on our A-Z list) Electronic Arts […]

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