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    Welcome (and Welcome Back) to the GC Library!

    We at the Graduate Center Library extend a warm welcome (or welcome back) to all new (or returning) students, faculty, and staff! Whether you are a new face or an old acquaintance, please take a moment to review these updates and reminders: New OneSearch Interface: […]

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    Summer spotlight: ArchiveGrid

    If your summer travels will take you places, perhaps include an archive in your visit! And if you do, definitely take a look at the extremely useful research tool, ArchiveGrid. On the site’s homepage, there’s an easily navigable map letting you know which local archives […]

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    August 4th Installation of Elgin Marble Casts

    We are thrilled to announce that on Friday, August 4, casts of the Frieze of the Parthenon, often referred to as the Elgin Marbles, will be installed in the Graduate Center lobby and Mina Rees Library. The casts, which were made in 1830s, were a […]

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  • Writing Next: Next Gen PhD Seminar on August 9

    Graduate Center students interested in scholarly communication beyond scholarly venues may be interested in attending this two-hour workshop made possible by the GC’s NEH-funded Project “The New PhD: A Renaissance of Public Engagement.” Students from all disciplines are welcome to attend, but the session’s focus […]

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    Major Zotero Changes

    The citation management tool Zotero recently released its newest version, Zotero 5.0, which comes with numerous improvements and one major change: Zotero 5.0 runs only as a standalone application (with browser connectors). There is no longer a separate Zotero for Firefox that can be used independently […]

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  • Art History Pedagogy & Practice and GC Scholarly Communication Help

    Calling all GC art historians! Are you preparing syllabi for fall art history courses? If so, you just might draw some instructional inspiration from the new issue of Art History Pedagogy & Practice. AHPP is a new open access journal published by Art History Teaching […]

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    Spotlight on: videos

    If your interest is psychology, check out the excellent video resources from in the video database Kanopy (Learn more about Kanopy here). There are 243 videos in the collection, addressing topics like “Experimental Therapy,” “Harnessing the Power of Genograms,” and “The Legacy of Unresolved […]

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  • Independence Day: Library Closed July 4th

    In observance of Independence Day, the Graduate Center Library will be closed Tuesday, July 4th. Regular summer hours will resume the following day. If you need library help over the long weekend, you can still get help from a librarian via 24/7 chat. And if you […]

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  • PRIDE in Resistance: 2017 LGBTQ Book Purchasing

    Heritage of Pride, the organization that hosts and organizes the annual NYC Pride March, has recognized that this year, Resistance is at the vanguard of the LGBT movement. For the Pride March which will walk along the facade of the Graduate Center building, groups and individuals […]

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    Ebook Central Replaces ebrary and Ebook Library: How to Migrate Your Bookshelves

    The collections that were once known as ebrary and Ebook Library (EBL) have merged to a new ProQuest platform and are now known as Ebook Central. This platform offers a new look and updated features, but still contains the full corpus of the collections that […]

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