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    CUNY Academic Commons will be unavailable 7/29

    In order to perform a major server upgrade, the CUNY Academic Commons will be unavailable for three to six hours, beginning at 10:00 a.m. EDT on Friday, July 29. Normal service is expected to resume not later than 4:00 p.m. that day. We regret any […]

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    Notice: Guest Log-Ins are Restored!

    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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    New Cleaner Search

    Finally! OneSearch is here. Now when you go to the GC library homepage, your first search will use OneSearch! Here are answers to a few Frequently Asked Questions about OneSearch, a new tool that is featured on the primary search box of the GC library […]

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    #BlackLivesMatter and the Power of the Primary

    Helicopters swarmed above 34th street last week, positioning the Graduate Center amidst blocked traffic and sirens as protesters painted the city with demands for justice. Responses such as these to racial profiling by police have erupted on a national scale since the beginning of the […]

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    Getting Closer to OneSearch

    Have you noticed the OneSearch link on the library website? Have you tried it? Now’s a great time to give OneSearch a whirl — or, if you’ve tried it in the past, to check it out again, as we’ve mentioned before, with steady improvements over the past […]

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    Reuse | Re-Read: NYC Book Donation Centers

    Where should one donate books? Other than the GC Library, there are many places around the city that would be happy to have your books. In some cases, you can sell your books for money. The following are only some of the many places in […]

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    Graphic Activism: Lesbian Graphic Posters Exhibition

    This summer as you walk through the halls of the Graduate Center first-floor main lobby and Library, you will notice images of circles as globes and buttons, women’s bodies, comic strips, hands massaging the earth, and bold font type with the repeated word: Lesbian. You’re welcome. The […]

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    Archival Research Workshop

    Please join Graduate Center Adjunct Reference Librarian, Donna Davey, at the Graduate Center June 14 from 4-6pm for Archival Research: The Basics. Donna brings a wealth of knowledge from her former roles as Tamiment Librarian at NYU’s Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, Curator […]

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    Dissertations & Theses Year-In-Review, 2015-16

    As the Graduate Center prepares to celebrate its graduating students at the 2016 Commencment ceremony, the library thought it would be appropriate to take a closer look at the culminating works that brought them there.

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    Stay Connected! New Alumni Library Resources

    The Graduate Center Mina Rees Library is pleased to offer GC alumni a suite of online resources – including JSTOR, Project MUSE, SAGE publications, Vault Career Intelligence, and Versatile PhD – available off-campus, anytime. JSTOR alone typically costs an individual subscriber $200 per year for limited […]

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