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  • Cultivating a Philosophy of Open Pedagogy

    The fellowship helped me realize that even the relatively quotidian pedagogical process of assembling a syllabus can be a point of resistance against the corporatization and commodification of knowledge.

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    Scholarly Communication Essentials: Fall 2021 Workshops

    What is “scholarly communication”? In short, it’s all the different ways researchers share their work, in formal publications and otherwise, and all the complexities and issues surrounding that sharing. This fall, the Mina Rees Library is offering workshops on an assortment of important scholarly communication […]

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  • Digital Research Infrastructure Awards

    Create a web presence for your digital project! The Graduate Center Library and GC Digital Initiatives are happy to announce that we are continuing our pilot program to support student digital scholarship: one year of free access to hosting on a web server, along with your choice […]

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  • Open Pedagogy in Theatre Arts

    As I continued to learn about open pedagogy, I felt like I had finally found an articulated educational and teaching philosophy that encompassed so many of the goals that I was trying to achieve as an educator.

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  • Now Hiring: College Assistants (Circulation Department)

    The Graduate Center’s Mina Rees Library is looking for reliable College Assistants to work in the Circulation department of the library. The starting pay is $15.61 working 8–20 hours a week. Current hours are (Mon – Friday, 10am to 6pm), with possible evening and weekend […]

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  • Now Hiring: Adjunct Reference Librarian

    The Graduate Center’s Mina Rees Library seeks an Adjunct Reference Librarian to work about 12–15 hours/week beginning in the Fall 2021 semester. Hours are based on availability and need, overlapping with the in-person Reference Desk (Mon – Friday, 11am to 6pm). Weekend availability is not […]

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  • Teaching (Hispanic) Cultures and Literatures in Translation with OA and OER

    I have decided to actively reflect with my students on the problems associated with availability and copyright, and that we face as researchers and students of contemporary cultures and literature in translation.

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  • INTERLIBRARY LOANS: Book Requests and Returns

    BORROWING REQUESTS: It is, once again, possible to borrow print books and other physical information resources! If you request a book through ILL, we will now request a print copy for you. (E-books are not usually available through ILL; instead, you can request a chapter […]

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  • The Copyright Challenge

    I’ve had the opportunity to teach a number of different classes on Latin America at City, Queens, and Lehman, but when I want to include works by scholars from the region, many of the most thought-provoking or relevant works are not available in English, and they may or may not be accessible in the U.S. How do I teach about decolonizing knowledge when I can’t put it into practice?

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  • An Update from Emily Drabinski, Interim Chief Librarian

    Dear Graduate Center community, On behalf of the Mina Rees Library, welcome–and welcome back!–for the Fall 2021 semester. As CUNY moves toward a safe return to in-person learning, the library will again open its doors to Graduate Center students, faculty, and staff. Given the challenges […]

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