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  • Open Access Takes to the Streets

    Below is the fourteenth and final post in a series by participants in the Winter 2021 Open Pedagogy Fellowship, coordinated by the Mina Rees Library. Fellows will share insight into the process of converting a syllabus to openly-licensed and/or zero-cost resources, as well as their […]

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  • We Can Decide What OER Are For

    This is the first of a series of posts by participants in the Spring 2021 Open Pedagogy Fellowship, coordinated by the Mina Rees Library. Fellows will share insight into the process of converting a syllabus to openly-licensed and/or zero-cost resources, as well as their experiences […]

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  • An Update from Emily Drabinski, Interim Chief Librarian

    June 7, 2021 Dear Graduate Center community, Today marks the first time students have returned to our library space to study, read, and write since we closed our doors in response to rising COVID-19 infection rates in March 2020. It seems both like another universe […]

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  • Reserve Study Space at the Mina Rees Library

    Welcome back! Starting June 7th, you may reserve on-site study space in the Mina Rees Library.  When is the Library open for space reservations?  Study space is available Monday-Thursday from 9am to 5pm. Once you’ve made a reservation, you may enter anytime between 9am-5pm on […]

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    Dissertations and Theses Year-in-Review, 2020-21

    Today is Commencement Day, and though we won’t be gathering to celebrate on Lincoln Center’s new lawn (“The GREEN”), the library’s tradition of celebrating the culminating works of our graduates through this year-in-review post continues unabated. Many of you have already had a glimpse through […]

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  • Unveiling of the CLAGSNews Collection

    This spring the Mina Rees Library and Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS) celebrated the unveiling of twenty years of CLAGSNews, its quarterly newsletter, in CUNY Academic Works. Currently there are 141 articles – written by about 90 authors – over a period of 21 years, […]

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  • Open Educational Resources as the Soul of CUNY

    Below is the thirteenth in a series of posts by participants in the Winter 2021 Open Pedagogy Fellowship, coordinated by the Mina Rees Library. Fellows will share insight into the process of converting a syllabus to openly-licensed and/or zero-cost resources, as well as their experiences […]

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  • Access, Resources, and Hip-Hop: A Story of Education

    Below is the twelfth in a series of posts by participants in the Winter 2021 Open Pedagogy Fellowship, coordinated by the Mina Rees Library. Fellows will share insight into the process of converting a syllabus to openly-licensed and/or zero-cost resources, as well as their experiences […]

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  • May 29-30: OneSearch Unavailable for 24 hours

    We’re sharing an important service update – feel free to reach out with any questions! CUNY OneSearch catalog/search function will be temporarily unavailable due to maintenance for a 24 hour period as follows: Saturday, May 29th at 9:00 PM until Sunday, May 30th at 9:00 […]

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  • Open Pedagogy and Teaching for Social Change

    Below is the eleventh in a series of posts by participants in the Winter 2021 Open Pedagogy Fellowship, coordinated by the Mina Rees Library. Fellows will share insight into the process of converting a syllabus to openly-licensed and/or zero-cost resources, as well as their experiences […]

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