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  • Open Pedagogy Fellowships – GC Doctoral Students Apply Now!

    The Graduate Center Library: Deadline to submit: Monday, December 17th, 2018, midnight Open Pedagogy Fellowships The Library seeks applications for up to ten Open Pedagogy Fellows for the Spring 2019 semester, each carrying a $2500 stipend. The Fellowship experience will enhance participants’ understanding of open […]

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    The Impact of OER

    As the impact of Open Educational Resources (OER) has started to be felt across higher education (with federal funding, various statewide initiatives, and increasing use) new questions begin to arise. One question is how the spreading interest in free materials will shape the future of […]

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    When Is a “Journal” Not Really a Journal?

    Have you heard about “predatory” journals, also known as fake journals, sham journals, scam journals, and pseudo-journals? Are you wondering what their tactics are and how to avoid them? Read on!* What are they? Fake journals are shady for-profit publishing operations that solicit manuscripts for inclusion in journal-like […]

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  • Saving Your Interlibrary Loan Requests: ILL and Library User Privacy

    Twice a year, in January and in the summer, we “delink” completed interlibrary loan requests from library usernames. This means that your ILL account will only show your ILL requests from the last 6 months, if they are finished. While your ILL account can sometimes […]

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  • Closing Time: November 22 and 23

    The library will be closed on Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23, as the country celebrates Thanksgiving. We hope you will all have entertaining options for your free time and won’t miss your library (much). If you aren’t a fan of turkey or American […]

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    Exploring Open Education

    Over the past 30 years, the concept of open education has developed alongside technological advances, and gained significant worldwide attention. Funding has been allocated on both the state and federal levels to support open access and open data projects: CUNY and SUNY were recently awarded […]

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  • Spotlight on: The Center for Research Libraries

    Founded in 1949 as a cooperative of Midwest libraries, the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) has grown into an international consortium of more than 200 university, college, and independent research libraries. The GC’s Mina Rees Library is a member of CRL and through our affiliation […]

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  • Archives of CUNY

    The City University of New York (CUNY) system is the nation’s largest urban public university, with a rich history that dates to the founding of City College in 1847. Each CUNY college maintains its own archive, but there are other, more specialized collections as well: […]

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  • November Knowledge Harvest: Library Workshops

    There’s lots to learn in the library in the coming month. Come let the library staff help you help yourself! Click on a title below to go to the listing with full information, and then click here or use the RSVP buttons to let us […]

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  • New Exhibit: A History of Queer Studies at CUNY

    October is LGBTQ History Month, and The Graduate Center Library is excited to announce the opening of a new library display, “Thousands of Ghostly Sheaves: A History of Queer Studies at CUNY.” Materials selected for the exhibit were drawn from the archives of the Center […]

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