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Open Education Is Not a Luxury
30 November 2016 9:30 AM | 5 Comments
Interlibrary Loan Request Histories and Privacy
28 November 2016 12:59 PM | 9 Comments
Two Free Tools to Help Boost Your Online Scholarly Presence
21 November 2016 9:14 AM | 3 Comments
Negotiating a Favorable Book Contract
17 October 2016 10:00 AM | 17 Comments
Pickling the Web at the GC
21 September 2016 12:44 PM | 2 Comments
- Open Education Is Not a Luxury
Diversity Panels vs. Diversity on Panels In spring 2016 I attended my first library conference, LACUNY Institute 2016. The theme was Race Matters: Libraries, Racism, and...
Keeping Your ILL Request Histories Private Last year, we “decoupled” library user names from ILL requests, keeping only the last three years of requests in case...
Upcoming Holiday Closures and Winter Intersession Hours Happy holidays to the entire Graduate Center community! The Graduate Center Library has several upcoming holiday and early winter closures:...
Holiday Shopping on Amazon? Every Purchase Can Support the Library! Will you use Amazon.com to purchase gifts and books this holiday season? If you do you, this is a great opportunity...
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Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 | 1 CommentIn spring 2016 I attended my first library conference, LACUNY Institute 2016. The theme was Race Matters: Libraries, Racism, and Antiracism. For a first-time conference attendee it was an ideal event. Diversity, in librarianship and in general, is something that I feel passionate about. As […]
Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 | No CommentsLast year, we “decoupled” library user names from ILL requests, keeping only the last three years of requests in case people needed to consult them. Once again, in order to keep your ILL request information as private as possible, this January we will be delinking […]
Posted on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 | 1 CommentEarlier in 2016, our friends at Art History Teaching Resources (AHTR), a robust and respected open educational resource initially created by Graduate Center students, founded Art History Pedagogy and Practice (AHPP), an open access journal dedicated to the scholarship of teaching and learning in art […]
Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 | No CommentsBecause of the Graduate Center’s budget constraints, the library can no longer sustain a subscription to Elsevier’s Scopus database. Librarians apply cost and use statistics (and other factors) to deliberations about electronic resource renewals and cancellations. We also – to the best of our ability – avoid duplication of […]
Posted on Monday, December 19, 2016 | No CommentsHappy holidays to the entire Graduate Center community! The Graduate Center Library has several upcoming holiday and early winter closures: Winter Holidays: December 23–26 December 30–January 2 January Closures: January 8 January 15 & 16 January 22 January 29 Tuesday 12/27 through Thursday 12/29 the […]
Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2016 | No CommentsI know–this semester is not even over, how could we possibly be thinking to the one ahead? Well, our acquisitions and circulation processes demand it!* Reminders for Faculty: The priority deadline for all Reserve Requests to be submitted is January 9, 2017 for the spring 2017 […]
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 | No CommentsWill you use Amazon.com to purchase gifts and books this holiday season? If you do you, this is a great opportunity to help support the Graduate Center Library! For every purchase made through the GC Library’s Amazon link, located on the library website, you can help […]
Posted on Monday, December 12, 2016 | No CommentsThe Graduate Center’s Mina Rees Library seeks a College Assistant to work in the Interlibrary Loan department. This busy and collegial department provides a core service at the Library, providing access to a wide variety of materials for our faculty, staff and students. College Assistants play an essential […]
Posted on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 | No CommentsThe Graduate Center Library is pleased to welcome Elvis Bakaitis as the new Adjunct Reference Librarian. Elvis is a recent graduate of the Queens College MLIS program with a Certificate in Archives and Special Collections. They’ve interned at the Brooklyn College and Barnard College libraries, […]