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Why You Should Ditch Academia.edu and Use CUNY Academic Works
06 November 2015 10:05 AM | 11 Comments
Beyond Wikipedia: Background and Reference Sources
30 September 2015 2:39 PM | No Comments
ICYMI: Privacy in the Age of Dragnet Surveillance: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Rights Online
20 April 2015 9:14 AM | 5 Comments
Request Wayback Machine Preservation
17 April 2015 11:43 AM | No Comments
Renew or Sign Up for Free Access to New York Times
07 April 2015 9:15 AM | 5 Comments
- Why You Should Ditch Academia.edu and Use CUNY Academic Works
Memorial Day & Early Summer Closings – 7pm beginning May 31st The end of the semester means that it is time to congratulate our graduating class (!) and spend the long weekend...
Self-Care in the Library – Care of the DSC An email* came into the WOCN last night, and I had to share with the entire GC community: Since it’s...
NYPL Readex Databases now with ‘Seamless’ GC Access Eighteen new New York Public Library Readex archival collections are now available to Graduate Center users through the Graduate Center Library’s A-Z...
Prioritizing Pedagogy with Libraries Prioritizing Pedagogy Teach@CUNY Day is an administrative-led project coordinated by the Teaching and Learning Center, but has its roots grounded...
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Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 | 2 CommentsThe end of the semester means that it is time to congratulate our graduating class (!) and spend the long weekend recovering from an even longer semester. As you make your warm weather plans, keep summer library hours in mind. Memorial Day Weekend: The library will be […]
Posted on Monday, May 23, 2016 | 1 CommentAn email* came into the WOCN last night, and I had to share with the entire GC community: Since it’s finals week, the DSC has a few self-care events arranged for this week: a finals relief salon, an end-of-semester coffee hour, and a Zen meditation […]
Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2016 | 6 CommentsThe world has a new open access journal — and a much-needed one, to boot! The journal is Art History Pedagogy and Practice (AHPP), published by Art History Teaching Resources (AHTR), an open educational resource initially created by Graduate Center students that has flourished into a […]
Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 | 5 CommentsSilvia Cho has been honored with an Outstanding Achievement Award, at the Graduate Center’s 24th Annual Employee Recognition Awards Ceremony. Silvia has been our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Supervisor, since 2013. She had previously worked in our ILL Office as a library school student, where she […]
Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 | 9 CommentsEighteen new New York Public Library Readex archival collections are now available to Graduate Center users through the Graduate Center Library’s A-Z List of Databases. These rich collections of newspapers and early American publications, previously only available online from inside the NYPL, can now be reached from […]
Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | 4 CommentsPrioritizing Pedagogy Teach@CUNY Day is an administrative-led project coordinated by the Teaching and Learning Center, but has its roots grounded in the student-led Purposeful Pedagogy workshop which understood that “most adjuncts enter the classroom without any formal teaching or pedagogical training.”1 In 2012 Sociology doctoral students, namely […]
Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 | 6 CommentsRelationship with Better World Books For older materials, the library is starting a pilot program with Better World Books that, if successful, will be a way for faculty to donate their books that will still help the GC Library without the labor-intensive sorting books that […]
Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 | 6 CommentsThere is a great, lesser-known way to make your research go more smoothly using Google Scholar: Use the library’s customized version of Google Scholar. Available in the central search box on the library homepage and on the library’s alphabetical list of databases. Advantage: The GC-customized version knows […]
Posted on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | 10 CommentsLast January, I was part of a group of CUNY librarians who had the opportunity to visit a several libraries and cultural institutions in Havana, Cuba. In Havana, I was privileged to meet many librarian colleagues and to see their approaches to collecting, preserving and making accessible the […]