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  • Project Muse Unavailable

    Project Muse Unavailable

    The Project Muse database is currently unavailable. We are so sorry for the inconvenience and are working to restore access as soon as possible. Meanwhile, New York Public Library access to Project Muse may be an option to consider.

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  • Google Scholar

    Google Scholar Changes

    The library has removed proxy support for Google Scholar, because Google blocks these requests assuming that each search request is a robot. This change means that Google will not automatically understand a patron’s institutional affiliation, so users will now need to point to Mina Rees’ […]

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  • Graphic of the publication cycle, showing a loop from creation to evaluation to publication to dissemination to preservation to citation and reuse. Banner at the top says Scholarly Publishing Workshop Series.

    Spring Scholarly Publishing Workshops: Contracts, Copyright, and More!

    This spring, the Graduate Center’s Mina Rees Library is offering four online workshops about publication contracts, copyright, and related topics. All members of the CUNY community are welcome, regardless of campus. The workshops are especially well suited to graduate students, faculty, administrators, and others who […]

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  • Exploring the Carpenter Collection

    The Mina Rees Library enjoys the support of an ongoing endowment from Ivor Kraft, a long-time member of CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies (founded in 1991 as the nation’s first university-based LGBTQ research center in the United States, located at The Graduate Center). Donated […]

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  • A New Way to Log In to Interlibrary Loan

    On January 17th, CUNY Login ( username and associated password) was added as the new default option to log in to Graduate Center Library interlibrary loan (ILL) accounts. The login screen will look like this: If you have a CUNY login, click on the first […]

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  • Welcome, Alice Kallman – Adjunct Reference Librarian (Dissertation Office)

    The Mina Rees Library is excited to formally introduce Alice Kallman, who has recently joined the Dissertation Office as an adjunct reference librarian. Alice Kallman recently served as a Scholarly Communications Fellow with CUNY’s Office of Library Services, where she developed expertise in scholarly publishing […]

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  • Apply now! Open Knowledge Fellowship

    We are deeply excited to share that the Mina Rees Library will host its 10th cohort of the Open Knowledge Fellowship in Spring 2024. This 6-session program includes a stipend of $2000, paid via Financial Aid in Spring 2024. All fully enrolled students are encouraged […]

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    Accessible Archives Unavailable

    Update: as of December 27, Accessible Archives is back!   The Accessible Archives database is currently unavailable. We are so sorry for the inconvenience and are working to restore access as soon as possible. Meanwhile, interlibrary loan may be an option to consider; check access privileges here.

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  • 700,000 Interlibrary Loan Requests…and Counting! (updated)

    As of five years ago, our interlibrary loan department had processed half a million “ILL” transactions using ILLiad software. (And, of course, we processed many before this, as well.) And now we are celebrating our 700,000th request. Every request is important to both us and […]

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  • Extended Library Hours for Finals

    We are pleased to announce that the Mina Rees Library will offering extended hours for finals: Saturday December 16, 10am-10pm Sunday December 17, 12pm-10pm As always, you can find our Library hours here:

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