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    “Dear Esteemed Researcher…”

    If you are a researcher with a .edu email address, chances are good that you’ve received a flattering email that opens with a greeting such as “Dear Esteemed Researcher” and proceeds to invite you to submit an article to a journal, join an editorial board, […]

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  • Using CINAHL’s Search Options to Enhance Your Research

      One of the key scholarly resources for nursing students, faculty, and practitioners is the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, better known as CINAHL Complete. CINAHL provides indexing for over 5000 nursing and allied health journals, with about 1200 available in full […]

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    The Labor of Open: Report from Triangle SCI

    Open scholarship is a lot of work. As a librarian, writer, and editor, I’ve spent a lot of time working on open access. I was part of a team that flipped the journal Radical Teacher to an open access model in 2012, a project that […]

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  • Welcome Sadie Rain Hope Gund – Repository Project Curator

    The Graduate Center Library is pleased to introduce Sadie Rain Hope-Gund to the Mina Rees Library and Graduate Center community. Sadie Rain is working this Fall 2019 semester as a College Assistant on two projects focused on Open Scholarship. Half of her time will be […]

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  • The “Data for Public Good” Project

    Deadline: Friday, November 15, 2019 cuny.is/data4good2020 For the second time, GC Digital Initiatives is accepting applications from GC students who have achieved an introductory fluency with the Python programming language to participate in a semester-long collaborative project designed to improve their familiarity and comfort with […]

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  • October in the Library

    Doing research, sharing research, organizing research, predatory publishing and public publishing: there is so much happening at the library this month, it’s almost too much for one blog post. But, at the risk of overload, here are our learning events for the remainder of October […]

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  • Easy Website Archiving

    Are you involved in a web development project that is changing frequently, that might disappear, or that you would like to deposit as part of your thesis or dissertation? Did you know that you can easily archive it using an open-source solution that respects standards […]

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  • Open Pedagogy Fellowships – GC Doctoral Students Apply Now!

            Graduate Center Library Deadline to submit: Friday, October 11th, 2019, 11:59pm Optional Info Sessions:  Thursday, 10/3 –  12pm-1pm – RSVP here Wednesday, 10/9 –  4pm-5pm – RSVP here Spring 2020 Open Pedagogy Fellowships The Library seeks applications for up to 13 […]

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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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