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  • Columbia University Now Open to MarLI Affiliates

    We’re happy to share the news that beginning today – Monday, December 6th – Columbia University will welcome back MaRLI affiliates to Butler Library. With its primary strengths in the humanities, Butler holds 2 million volumes, and is the largest of Columbia’s 15 campus Libraries. […]

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  • GC Library Is Hiring: Library Coordinator

    Join us here at Mina Rees Library to help us serve the research needs of the GC community! To apply, go to the CUNY Jobs site. Under the direction of the Head of Circulation and Reserves, the Library Coordinator supervises part-time staff and workflow for library […]

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  • Interlibrary Loan News – Make More ILL Requests!

    Greetings from Interlibrary Loan Services! Just in time for Thanksgiving, the limit of active ILL requests for students is being increased from 25 to 50. (And, if you ever need more, just let us know.) We hope that this makes it possible for you to […]

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  • Welcome, Ignacio Sanchez – Adjunct Reference Librarian

    The Mina Rees Library is excited to formally introduce Ignacio Sanchez, who has recently joined us as an Adjunct Reference Librarian. Sanchez brings 14 years of wide-ranging experience in multiple academic institutions, as well as in the private sector. Ignacio Sanchez has worked at Columbia […]

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    Expanded Hours Coming Soon

    Dear Graduate Center community, I am pleased to share the good news that effective Monday, November 15th, the Mina Rees Library building will be open from 9am to 9pm Monday through Friday and noon to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. In-person reference services will continue […]

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    EBSCO databases are down

    EBSCO databases appear to be lagging and timing out, particularly EBSCO ebooks. You may find that you can get to a book’s page, but will see an error when you try to access the content. The vendor is aware of the issue, and will notify us […]

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    The Value of Open Access…in the Words of Readers

    We at the Mina Rees Library often talk about how open access scholarly literature can benefit everyone: students and teachers of all levels, researchers inside and outside academia, policy makers (and those their policies affect), medical and mental health practitioners (and their patients), and potentially […]

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    A New Partner for the CUNY Digital History Archive

    The Mina Rees Library is pleased to announce ongoing support for the CUNY Digital History Archive, in partnership with the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning (ASHP/CML) at the Graduate Center. The library will assume a lead role in developing and sustaining the […]

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  • The Access Paradox

    Hard sciences often have the greatest barriers between educational resources and students or educators. At CUNY, much work needs to be done to offer pathways through these barriers. 

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  • Apply now! Open Pedagogy Fellowship – Winter and Spring 2022

    Open Pedagogy Fellowship – Apply by Monday 10/18/21 at 5pm EST  The Library seeks applications for the Open Pedagogy Fellowship, each carrying a $2000 stipend. There are two Fellowship cohorts: one in Winter 2022 and another in Spring 2022. Please review the dates below carefully […]

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