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  • Change Comes to Paying Fines

    Now that the Graduate Center has switched from Banner to CUNYFirst, we’ll see some changes in the library. One of these changes is the new fine payment system that’s being introduced by CUNY. How will this change affect you? The Circulation Desk will no longer […]

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  • Ground Floor Library Work Summer 2018

    Part of the ground floor of the Mina Rees Library — specifically, the space running along our Fifth Avenue and 34th Street frontage — will be under construction over the summer as we develop more flexible use of the space, explore new flooring possibilities, and […]

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  • ILL in the Real World

    When we told you about the awesome alumni resources that you will still have access to after you leave CUNY, you might have been saddened to learn that one thing we can’t continue to do for you is interlibrary loan. ILL is library resource magic, […]

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  • A Lifetime of Education Ahead: Alumni Library Access

    The final project is finished, the dissertation defended, the diploma is finally in hand. All your hard work has finally paid off, and you’re free! You’ll never have to go to the Graduate Center again! But … you’ll never get to go to the Graduate […]

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    Dissertations and Theses Year-in-Review, 2017-18

    It’s Commencement Day here at the Graduate Center! And that means it’s time to look back at the dissertations, theses, and capstone projects submitted to the library in the past academic year. For many of us, this was a year of survival. We even survived […]

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  • OER in Context

    The recent movement towards Open Educational Resources (OER) is an undeniable force within higher education. For two consecutive years, both CUNY and SUNY have each received 4 million dollars towards the implementation of OER across their campuses. Let’s take a closer look at why interest […]

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  • Stress Management at the Library, Courtesy of the DSC & IT

    This is crunch time, and the most grounded and centered of us are feeling the strain. Whether you’re hunching over a keyboard, grading your way to wrist cramps, or studying till your eyes water, you’re probably overdoing something. On Wednesday, May 24, from noon to […]

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  • Meet ZoteroBib

    Which means we're thrilled about yesterday's announcement of ZoteroBib, a free service to quickly create properly formatted bibliographies without creating an account or installing any software.

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  • Save Your Personal ILL Data by July 1

    It’s delinking time at the GC Library! No, no one’s breaking up, and the hyperlinks on the website will still all work (we hope). Delinking means separating information about requested titles from information about who requested them. At the GC, we delink interlibrary loan requests from […]

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  • Explore Survey Data with New Database: Roper Center Archives

    The Roper Center Archives consist of over 23,000 datasets from public opinion surveys dating back to the 1930’s. Around 60% of these were conducted in the U.S., and they cover variety of topics including elections and politics, social issues, finances and the economy, education, health, international affairs, social movements and […]

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