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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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    Library Closed Monday October 13

    The Graduate Center building and the library are closed all day Monday, October 13, in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. The library and the building will re-open for regular hours Tuesday, October 14.

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    Comics @ CUNY: Panel Convo, October 9

    Comics @ CUNY: Exploring the Role of Comic Books in Teaching and Research Date: Thursday, October 9, 10-11:30 AM Location: CUNY Graduate Center — Room C197 Registration link: In this panel, CUNY scholars and professors will discuss how they have utilized mainstream superhero comics […]

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    GC Library Site Slow Mon Oct 6: Restored!

    The GC’s network problems have been repaired. Thanks for your patience.

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    Archive-It: Graduate Work in Digital Amber

    An increasing number of dissertations and theses at the Graduate Center include born-digital components framing evidence, commentary, and analysis. How do we document and preserve these components, and, maybe someday, even entire graduate works, in digital format? The Graduate Center Library, the department in charge […]

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    Beware! The library is filled with GH( )STS!

    Brooklyn based interdisciplinary artist Eva von Schweinitz works in theater, film, and interactive media. She is bringing GH(  )STS to the Graduate Center Library as part of this year’s PRELUDE Festival, presented by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center. Von Schweinitz describes GH(  )STS as “an audio walk in […]

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