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  • Now Hiring: Interlibrary Loan

    Interested in working at the GC Library?  We have an opening for a current or incoming GC student to work at the Interlibrary Loan department in the 2019-2020 academic year. You would start in September, and work approximately 10 hours per week until May.  The […]

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    Dissertations and Theses Year-in-Review, 2018-19

    Today is Commencement Day at the Graduate Center! Which, for the Dissertation Office, means it’s time for our annual look back at the dissertations, theses, and capstone projects that our graduating students deposited with the library. But first, what is this “deposit” business, anyway? It […]

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  • Digital Course Design and Real World Limits

    Below is the fourteenth in a series of posts by participants in the 2019 Open Pedagogy Fellowship. Fellows will share insight to the process of converting a syllabus to open or zero-cost resources, and/or review a workshop from the Open Educational Resources (OER) Bootcamp held […]

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  • More than PDF’s!

    You may have heard the news or a passing reference that the Graduate Center has accepted its first born digital dissertation,   but might be wondering what that actually means? Especially since all dissertations start off as some sort of word-processing document and end up as […]

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  • Summer in (and out of) the City

    Whether with whimpers or with bangs, or both, our CUNY semester is over. For some of you in the GC community, your degrees are imminent and your days here are done. For all of us, the end of the academic cycle brings a few things […]

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  • Spring Stats at the Graduate Center Library

    The key function of the Graduate Center Library, like any university library, is to provide members of the community with everything we can to support teaching and research. To support this effort, we also collect and compile information related to library services, collections, and usage. […]

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    Unpaywall and Open Access Button: Browser Extensions for Fast Access

    How often have you run across a paywalled journal article and, despite knowing that you have options for finding the article, shrugged and decided not to pursue it? Whether you’re a student or a faculty member, a humanist or a scientist, a first-year student or a […]

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  • Breaking Open: Open Pedagogy as Intentional Interruption

    Below is the thirteenth in a series of posts by participants in the 2019 Open Pedagogy Fellowship. Fellows will share insight to the process of converting a syllabus to open or zero-cost resources, and/or review a workshop from the Open Educational Resources (OER) Bootcamp held […]

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  • July Delinking Is Upon Us: Data from ILL Records Will Be Erased

    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 means we detach records of requests from the usernames of the requesters in our database. We’ll have statistics, but we (and […]

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  • Finding Fulltext when Google Scholar is Down

    The Graduate Center version of Google Scholar is experiencing temporary difficulties; please try the library’s other online resources to find fulltext for scholarly articles and books: OneSearch Journals A-Z List Databases A-Z List You can find all of these resources on the library homepage, http://library.gc.cuny.edu/. You […]

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