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  • Zotero: It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s … Citation Management Software!

    Zotero. It sounds like the name of the superhero (or perhaps supervillain) in an indie comic. But we keep having workshops about it at the library, so it must be… What? Zotero is a piece of software intended to help you manage citations. That might […]

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  • Library Workshops for Science Students

    This semester the library will be running a series of workshops developed specifically for science students. The first workshop in the series will teach you some advanced Web of Science searching techniques, including citation searching to follow research backwards and forwards in time, searching for […]

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  • Welcome Back to Workshops!: August-September at Mina Rees Library

    It’s a new semester, a new year, and a new opportunity for learning the ins and outs of library research. We’re running a series of workshops on the tools and techniques available to you in the library. Here’s what’s on offer during the first month […]

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  • Reserves Deadline for Fall Semester

    The summer is still sweltering, how could we possibly be thinking ahead to the fall? Well, our acquisitions and circulation processes demand it!* Reminders for Faculty: The priority deadline for all Reserve Requests to be submitted is August 9, 2019, for the fall 2019 semester […]

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  • A Closer Look: 365 5th Avenue

    Nearly 20 years ago, The Graduate Center relocated to 365 5th Avenue in 2000, from its previous location on West 42nd Street. The present building was constructed in 1906, as the flagship location for B. Altman & Co., a luxury department store that had seen […]

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  • The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) will be inaccessible July 14 through July 15 at noon

    The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC), the home of Hathi Analytics,  will be inaccessible July 14 through July 15 at noon during the monthly maintenance period.  The next maintenance period will be August 11-12, 2019.   Capsule users should make sure any data they imported or […]

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    Summer 2019 Electronic Resources Summary

    It’s been a bit of time since we had a post here about our collections. Yet a few things have been in the works. We’ve started this new guide that documents changes to our collections over time. You can see the most recent additions in […]

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  • Computer Relocations

    You may already know that the library’s concourse level will be transformed soon into the CUNY Center for Digital Scholarship and Data Visualization. This week (July 8th-12th), the computers and printers from the concourse level will move to the second floor. Below is some additional […]

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  • Library Website and Blog Scheduled Service Outage Sunday, July 14th, 2019, 8am – 1pm

      Due to scheduled IT maintenance, the library website and library blog will not be available on Sunday, July 14th, 2019 between 8am and 1pm. During this time if you need to access our resources, you can via our backup site, or go directly to […]

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  • July Delinking: Past ILL Data Will Be Erased Soon

    If you want to keep your past ILL request history for future reference, download it by July 3 (extended deadline). At the Graduate Center Library, we do a periodic delinking of finished ILL requests so that we can keep information about library requests private. This […]

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