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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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    New ILL Policy: Request Any Print Book (Even Those Available at Other CUNY Libraries)

    For many years, the CUNY community has been able to request that print books owned by one CUNY library be delivered to another, more convenient library location. This service, sometimes called CLICS, is still possible through the shared CUNY catalog. It is also now possible […]

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    From A to Z: Our New List of Databases

    Over the last month, the web team has been working behind the scenes to migrate some content on our website onto a new platform (that we also use for our Research Guides). Along with a new look, our A to Z list of online databases also got a few additional […]

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    Renew or Sign Up for Free Access to New York Times

    The Graduate Center Library, along with our fellow CUNY libraries, offers everyone with a valid CUNY email address the opportunity to sign up for free access to the NYTimes.com website and smartphone apps. This NYTimes Academic Pass was first available to us about a year […]

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    April 16 Library Workshop: Privacy in the Age of Dragnet Surveillance: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Rights Online

    “If you ever get involved in a lawsuit, the first question of the lawyer from the other side should be—do you have a Gmail account? Because, if you do, your life sits open for review.”–Lawrence Lessig, Code 2.0 Are you using your work email for political […]

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    Help fund the Library through Amazon

    Do you use Amazon.com for purchases of books and products? If you do you, this is a great opportunity to help support the Graduate Center Library! For every purchase made through the GC Library’s Amazon link, located on the library website, you can help fund the […]

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    April 14 Library Workshop: Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) and the Politics of Electronic Reading

    Digital Rights/Restrictions Management (DRM) is a topic that is discussed in the media from time to time. You may have heard about recent breaches in reader privacy that came up with Adobe Digital Editions last October. Or farther back, you might have read about the restrictions that HarperCollins […]

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    Library Workshops in April

    Introduction to SPSS April 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm C196.02 This class will give a general overview of the SPSS statistical package: What is it? What can it do? What do you need to know to get started?   Why Can’t I Download […]

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    The Internet Archive’s Brewster Kahle @ GC April 20

    Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive, will speak at the annual Graduate Center Friends of the Library event April 20, 2015. Kahle (pronounced “Kale”) is a leader of digital stewardship for the world’s heritage. He founded the Internet Archive in 1996 to strive for “universal access to all knowledge.” The Internet Archive preserves […]

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    Finding Digital Dissertations

    Having immediate access to thousands of dissertations and theses from institutions around the world from 1887 to the present can be immensely beneficial to Graduate Center researchers, especially those choosing topics for their research. Luckily, ProQuest Digital Dissertations & Theses provides such access. The full text […]

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