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    NYCDH Week 2020

    NYCDH Week occurs on February 3-7, 2020 this year. Taking place at institutions throughout New York City, NYCDH Week gives individuals across the region who are interested in digital humanities an opportunity to learn new techniques and skills, hear about DH projects from across the […]

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    Farewell CUNY and Mina Rees Library!

    This post is quite personal, and I am thankful to the GC library for allowing me space to publicly say goodbye. As of February 18th, 2020, I will begin a new journey as the Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning, and Engagement at New York University […]

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  • Reminder: Save Your Interlibrary Loan Request History

    If you want to keep your history of Interlibrary Loan requests, download it by this Thursday, January 9, 2020. Twice a year, we “delink” completed interlibrary loan requests from library usernames. This means that your ILL account will only show your ILL requests from the […]

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  • A Look Back at 2019, and Forward to 2020

    2019 is almost over; we’ll meet 2020 in just a couple of days. The library will be closed tomorrow, Dec. 31, and the day after, Jan. 1, which gives us all a moment to look back on the year. Here in the library, we saw […]

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  • Reading for Fun: Another GC-Sponsored Experience!

    With the winter break upon us, members of the Graduate Center’s community may finally be able to look past papers, exams, and grading to the few precious weeks when classes aren’t meeting. While many (most? all?) of us will need to continue academic work, this […]

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  • Patience. Fortitude. MaRLI 2020.

    MaRLI 2020 In-person NYPL application & vetting for NYU and Columbia borrowing   The New York Public Library (NYPL) has tightened its policy for the MaRLI program, short for the Manhattan Research Libraries Network. NYPL this fall discontinued its online MaRLI application and now requires an […]

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    Critical librarianship beyond borders

    Critical librarianship is concerned with structures and remnants: how do the systems we build and meticulously maintain produce and reproduce inequities, and how do librarians navigate what gets left behind? I have written about what some of us call “critlib” in relation to the cataloging […]

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  • Repository Project Update: CLAGSNews Archive

    Here is the second of a three-part series of repository updates at the GC Library during my time here as the Repository Project Curator. CLAGSNews Archive The goal of the CLAGSNews archival project is to digitize the CLAGSNews archive and make it freely available to […]

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  • Call for Proposals: Towards an Open Future | Symposium 2020

    Call for Proposals: Towards an Open Future | 2020 Symposium Applications due by: January 15, 2020, midnight EST.  Symposium date: Friday, April 24 2020  Application form: https://forms.gle/4QfesLXUag4bxXCh6 In recent years, there has been increasingly widespread, international attention to “open” in its many forms across the […]

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  • Planned service outage

    Scheduled Downtime: OneSearch, Classic Catalog and Find-it Not Available Dec. 14-15

    All centrally-hosted library services (OneSearch, Classic Catalog and Find it! @ CUNY) will be intermittently unavailable while the CUNY Office of Computing & Information Services migrates applications and services from the 57th St. data center to the new Hudson St. data center on December 14–15, […]

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