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    Why Do Authors Boycott Elsevier?

    (Déjà vu? This post also appears on the Open Access @ CUNY blog.) You may have heard of the Cost of Knowledge, a site where researchers publicly express their upset with the business practices of the publisher Elsevier and commit not to contribute to Elsevier journals. As […]

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    Memorial Day Weekend & Summer Hours

    It’s the end of the semester! That means that congratulations are in order for tired but triumphant students and that the library is switching into summer mode. Memorial Day Weekend: The library will be closed Sunday, May 24 and Monday, May 25. Summer Hours: Starting Tuesday, […]

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    GC Students: Submit Your Work to Academic Works!

    Graduate Center students, we’re finally ready for you! You may now self-submit your scholarly and/or creative works to Academic Works, CUNY’s open access institutional repository! And by “works,” we mean just about any kind of scholarly or creative output: journal articles, book contributions, conference papers, slideshows, posters, […]

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    Deadline Extended: GIS Data Services College Assistants

    ***Deadline Extended**** Baruch’s Geospatial Data Librarian Frank Donnelly seeks two new part-time employees Baruch Library’s GIS lab for the 2015-16 academic year. The Data Services College Assistants will process and document geospatial data sets and provide assistance with geospatial workshops. Applicants should be currently enrolled as CUNY graduate students. Application deadline […]

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    New York Public and GC Libraries

    The New York Public Library, with its many branches and research centers (including the Science, Industry & Business Library located in our building and the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, just down the block) is and has always been, both philosophically and physically, in close alignment with […]

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    Did you know? Google Voice…

    In the library or archive and don’t have a smartphone or mobile device to take notes with? Did you know you can still use a (basic, non-smart) cell phone’s SMS-texting feature with Google Voice as a shortcut to begin the document creation process. Simply set up […]

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    In a matter of 30 minutes, I booked an appointment, walked over to my nearest public library location and filed my application for a IDNYC.  The best benefit of the card is that it provides free membership for one year to the city’s leading museum and […]

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    Knowledge Made Public: Open Access. Humanities. Social Sciences.

    Join the library on cinco de mayo, May 5th, at 2:30pm for an exciting not to be missed conversation on Open Access in the Humanities and the Social Sciences. The Graduate Center Library is pleased to host a presentation on open access in the humanities […]

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    ICYMI: Privacy in the Age of Dragnet Surveillance: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Rights Online

    In case you were not able to come to our event last week, Privacy in the Age of Dragnet Surveillance: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Rights Online, you can now view a recording of the talk here. Further, see what attendees were tweeting […]

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    Request Wayback Machine Preservation

    The Graduate Center Library will archive your GC website with Archive-It, the Internet Archive’s subscription-based tool. Archive-It is created by the Internet Archive, a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 456 billion archived web pages. The […]

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