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    Free Earplugs in the Library

    The Graduate Center Library is, for the most part, a very quiet place, and we’ve designated two areas (the Dissertation Reading Room on the 1st floor and the northeast corner of the 2nd floor) as special quiet zones. However, some researchers want more than quiet — […]

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    November and December 2014 E-Resources Summary

    This post is the latest in a series designed to keep the Graduate Center community updated about our collections; focused primarily on electronic resources available through the Graduate Center Library. New Databases (These and all other databases can be found on our A-Z list) Electronic Arts […]

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    Journal Search Now Easier to Find!

    It’s back, by popular demand! The library’s journal search tool is now easier to find, and you can perform a search right on the library website, without first having to go to a separate page. Simply click the “Journals” tab from the central tabbed box, and you […]

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    OCLC outage!

    Update (12/3/2014): All OCLC services appear to have been restored. Again, the library apologizes for any frustrations that yesterday’s outage may have caused. ======================================================= ********************************************************* ======================================================= OCLC, the provider that brings us WorldCat, FirstSearch, ILLiad (ILL system), QuestionPoint (chat reference) as well as other products and […]

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    Post-Holiday ProQuest

    The city is ablaze with political response to Ferguson, the weather is surprisingly warm, possibly the calm before the storm, and many are experiencing festivities for the next few days with family and friends and extended dinners. At the city’s center, it is a true […]

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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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