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    Join Us! Fall 2016 Library Workshops

    New and returning GC students and faculty needing to orient themselves to the library are invited to workshops and events this September. Click links below to RSVP for opportunities to meet your librarians and learn about library resources. August Intro to Zotero for Citation Management […]

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    New Fall Hours

    To close a $600,000 budget gap  this fiscal year, the GC administration asked the Library to curtail hours where library use last year was lowest. Our recently shortened summer weeknight and Saturday hours will now give way to similar changes this fall. Fall Hours starting Thursday, […]

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    Impact of Open Scholarship on public audiences

    Have you ever wondered after making one of your works publicly accessible in CUNY Academic Works (or while considering doing so), “who is this new audience I am reaching?” In a post earlier this year CUNY’s Scholarly Communications Librarian, Megan Wacha, framed this question in […]

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    CUNY Legacy Dissertations & Capstones

    The Graduate Center Library is pleased to offer the CUNY community a new collection: CUNY GC Legacy (Retrospective) Dissertations, 1965-2014. This database is open for use by any current CUNY Library user on any CUNY campus, and it requires authentication with a CUNY library barcode number. The […]

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    GC Reserves: August 4

    The GC Library offers reserve services to share course readings with students, making it possible for students to read without purchasing or scouring libraries to obtain every assigned title. GC faculty use an array of licensed and open software to share readings using password protection. CUNY’s […]

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    New Cleaner Search

    Finally! OneSearch is here. Now when you go to the GC library homepage, your first search will use OneSearch! Here are answers to a few Frequently Asked Questions about OneSearch, a new tool that is featured on the primary search box of the GC library […]

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    #BlackLivesMatter and the Power of the Primary

    Helicopters swarmed above 34th street last week, positioning the Graduate Center amidst blocked traffic and sirens as protesters painted the city with demands for justice. Responses such as these to racial profiling by police have erupted on a national scale since the beginning of the […]

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    Getting Closer to OneSearch

    Have you noticed the OneSearch link on the library website? Have you tried it? Now’s a great time to give OneSearch a whirl — or, if you’ve tried it in the past, to check it out again, as we’ve mentioned before, with steady improvements over the past […]

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    Reuse | Re-Read: NYC Book Donation Centers

    Where should one donate books? Other than the GC Library, there are many places around the city that would be happy to have your books. In some cases, you can sell your books for money. The following are only some of the many places in […]

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    Graphic Activism: Lesbian Graphic Posters Exhibition

    This summer as you walk through the halls of the Graduate Center first-floor main lobby and Library, you will notice images of circles as globes and buttons, women’s bodies, comic strips, hands massaging the earth, and bold font type with the repeated word: Lesbian. You’re welcome. The […]

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