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Getting Closer to OneSearch
06 July 2016 4:59 PM | 6 Comments
Stay Connected! New Alumni Library Resources
01 June 2016 8:39 AM | 12 Comments
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
Renew or Sign Up for Free Access to New York Times
07 April 2015 9:15 AM | 5 Comments
- Getting Closer to OneSearch
Open Education and OERs: Moving Beyond the Jargon Even as it becomes clear that higher education may, in fact, survive the great MOOC threat of the 2010s, there...
Negotiating a Favorable Book Contract Securing a book contract for promotion and tenure is a goal in itself for academic authors. Scholarly book contracts tend to favor...
(Radical) Keywords : A Conversation Monday October 17th at 6.30 the Graduate Center Library will host a combined special interest group for Reference and Social...
Open Access Research Guide Check out our newly updated Open Access research guide to learn the ins and outs of OA publishing and how...
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Posted on Friday, October 21, 2016 | 2 CommentsEven as it becomes clear that higher education may, in fact, survive the great MOOC threat of the 2010s, there continues to be a mixture of anxiety and misconceptions around the notion of open education. So what do we mean by open education? Personally, I […]
Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | 1 CommentAs part of the library’s laptop loan program, two laptops — a PC and a Mac — that have assistive technology features (and the capacity to be loaded with additional assistive technology as needed) have been made available through Tech Fee funding for short-term borrowing by […]
Posted on Monday, October 17, 2016 | 15 CommentsSecuring a book contract for promotion and tenure is a goal in itself for academic authors. Scholarly book contracts tend to favor the publisher, however, and the terms often work against the author over the long term. That said, it’s increasingly possible for authors to negotiate more favorable terms with […]
Posted on Friday, October 14, 2016 | 7 CommentsMonday October 17th at 6.30 the Graduate Center Library will host a combined special interest group for Reference and Social Justice. Join researchers, students, authors, and librarians as we unpack language, text, or keywords with an eye to their meaning in research and librarianship. AGENCY: AK […]
Posted on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | 5 CommentsCheck out our newly updated Open Access research guide to learn the ins and outs of OA publishing and how it relates to your dissertation and other scholarship. As you may already be aware, open access publishing is web accessible, free of charge, and free […]
Posted on Thursday, October 6, 2016 | 2 CommentsIn observance of Columbus Day / Indigenous People’s Day, the Graduate Center Library will be closed on Sunday, October 9th, and Monday, October 10. If you need library help on that day, please use the chat tool on the library website. Chat is available 24/7, and you’ll […]
Posted on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | 2 CommentsThe Library is pleased to introduce two group study tables immediately inside the GC Library entrance. This offers library users a place to hold quiet conversation, away from the 1st floor dissertation reading room and the entire 2nd floor designated for quiet, individual study. Graduate Center students […]
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2016 | 1 CommentWe invite you to join us at the library for our upcoming workshops and events. Click the links below to RSVP. Researching Publishing Opportunities for Beginners October 5th, 1-3PM October 6th, 6:30-8:30PM Room C196.05 This workshop will overview the industry of academic publishing by highlighting […]
Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 11 CommentsAre you familiar with the phenomenon of “predatory” open access (OA) journals? If not, here’s a brief description (from an article I co-authored last year) to get you started: [Predatory open access journals] exist for the sole purpose of profit, not the dissemination of high-quality research findings […]
Posted on Monday, September 26, 2016 | 1 CommentThe New York Public Library’s Rose Main Reading Room and the Bill Blass Public Catalog Room will reopen for full service Wednesday October 5. These grand, adjacent rooms on the library’s 3rd floor will be staffed by more librarians hired for on-the-spot research questions and scheduled one-on-one consultation. […]