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  • Apply now! LGBTQIA Consortium Fellowship

    We’re excited to announce the second annual LGBTQIA+ Consortium Fellowship, made possible in partnership between the Mina Rees Library, CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies, and LaGuardia Community College’s Wagner Archives. In 2021, LaGuardia Community College established the CUNY-wide LGBTQIA+ Consortium – making available City […]

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    Scholarship for the Public Good: Paths to Open Access

    The Graduate Center’s Mina Rees Library is partnering with the Provost’s Office on an event series exploring the idea of scholarship for the public good—what it means, how it can be advanced, what stands in the way, etc. (See full series description below.) The first […]

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  • Now Hiring! Library Student Worker

    We’re excited to share that the Mina Rees Library seeks a Graduate Center student worker for approximately 11 hours per week during the Spring 2023 semester (1/25-5/31). An individual in this role will perform various duties associated with public services, including outreach and communication. Duties […]

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    Library Service Outage, Sunday, January 8th, 8am – 6pm

    Due to scheduled IT maintenance, the library website, proxy, and blog will be intermittently unavailable on Sunday, January 8th between 8am and 6pm. When off-campus access to GC library databases is interrupted, some databases will still be available via the CUNY-wide list of databases using […]

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  • Save Your Interlibrary Loan Request History Before January 13, 2023

    In order to keep information about library requests private, we periodically “delink” finished interlibrary loan requests from library users’ names. This will happen next in January 2023. After this, you will only see the last six months of information in your ILL account. If you […]

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  • Apply now! Open Knowledge Fellowship | Spring 2023

    The Library seeks applications for the Spring 2023 cohort of the Open Knowledge  Fellowship, which provides a $2000 stipend for participating Graduate Center doctoral students. Apply by Wednesday 1/11/23 at 5pm EST! We look forward to hearing from you. Feel free to reach out with […]

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  • Now Hiring! Adjunct Reference & Digital Outreach Librarian

    The Graduate Center Library seeks an Adjunct Reference and Digital Outreach Librarian to work about 12 – 15 hours spread out over 2-3 days per week. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a fast-paced, research intensive environment – details on how to apply […]

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    Open Access Requires Access: An Irony of OER

    When it came time to start replacing items on my syllabus with “open” versions, I realized the limitations of OER. Only one of the resources on my syllabus was widely accessible to all regardless of institutional affiliation.

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    Shifting Out of Neutral into OER

    I was eager to find ways to lessen the financial burden of being a college student in a university system that was once and should still be free to attend. I struggled to find resources that could make my courses a zero-cost experience and introduce students to critical traditions in psychology that are typically excluded in mainstream psychology textbooks and curricula.

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  • We’re Hiring an Electronic Resources Librarian!

    We’re delighted to be hiring a tenure-track Electronic Resources Librarian at the Instructor or Assistant Professor rank. Please share far and wide, and consider applying! Review of applications begins on January 3, 2023. Electronic Resources Librarian, Instructor or Assistant Professor The Graduate Center, CUNY is […]

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