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    Remix the Diss – Digital Platforms and Landscapes 

    The semester is not over yet, but each day students are one step closer to submitting dissertations. Much is involved in determining whether one is ready: literature review, sources, meeting with an advisor, chapter breakdowns, citing archival research, and more. Beyond the content, formatting considerations […]

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    Interlibrary Loan: News You Can Use

    Scan and Deliver Since last summer, the library is providing a new service to GC Library users, Scan and Deliver. Should you need an article or book chapter that the library owns in print form, rather than having to come to the library to make […]

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    Library Quiet Spaces

    Image is CC-BY from Amanda Hirsch. Students need space to concentrate and to work. For graduate students, a distraction-free place to read, think, and work is even more important than it is for undergraduates. The researcher’s hunt for a “peaceful corner of their world, even inside of one’s own […]

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    Notice: Guest Log-Ins Intermittent

    The GC’s guest login system is experiencing intermittent difficulties. GC building guests who obtain a login and password from the library circulation or reference desk may encounter difficulties. Guest logins for the GC wireless network are unaffected. Apologies for any inconvenience, and thanks for your patience […]

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    MediaCamp Workshops Nov 5, 7, 14

    MediaCamp Workshops are free and open for scholars, faculty, staff, graduate students, administrators, activists, and others to build traditional media and digital media skills. Still open: Blogging (Nov 5), Analytics & Metrics (Nov 7), Communications for Social Justice Advocates (new! Nov 7), Podcasting 101 (new! Nov 14), and Op-Eds: Pitching […]

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    Open Access: What Is It and Why All the Fuss?

    You might have noticed that we Graduate Center librarians talk a lot about open access — sometimes in conversations about dissertation embargoes, sometimes on the topic of authors’ rights, sometimes in the context of Academic Works, the Graduate Center’s new institutional repository. But maybe you’ve never really gotten […]

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    Faculty Workshop: Why & How to Submit to Academic Works

    Faculty, did you know that the vast majority of journals allow authors to make their articles (either the pre-refereed version, the post-refereed version, or the publisher-branded PDF) freely available online? However, the responsibility usually lies with you, the author, to do the online posting, and […]

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    Welcome Donna Davey, GC’s Newest Librarian!

    The Graduate Center Library is pleased to introduce Donna Davey, our new adjunct reference librarian. Donna will be the reference librarian on duty (available at the reference desk, by phone at 212-817-7077, and by chat) on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays until 8pm, so she will […]

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    Open Access Week Events: Authors’ Rights and The Internet’s Own Boy

    Next week (October 20-26, 2014) is Open Access Week, an annual global event promoting open access as a new norm in scholarship and research. Here at the Graduate Center, we’re celebrating Open Access Week with a workshop about understanding and preserving your rights as an author and […]

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    September and October E-Resources Update

    This post is the latest in a series designed to keep the Graduate Center community updated about electronic resources available through the Graduate Center Library. New Databases (These and all other databases can be found on our A-Z list) Digital Theatre Plus includes streaming video of theatre that […]

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