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  • CLACLS Latino Data Reports in CUNY Academic Works

    The GC Library is pleased to announce the arrival of the Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies’ Latino Data series in the CUNY Academic Works open access repository. The 65 reports in the series are posted to gain maximum exposure to the widest public readership, with […]

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  • Call for Participants – The Graduate Center Library Visual Display Program

    The Graduate Center Library invites you to submit an exhibition proposal for our Visual Display Program, which features materials of various kinds in the display panels on the first floor of the library.  The program mounts exhibitions that include visual, textual, and archival materials that […]

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  • Alumni Library Access Lets Grads Stay Connected

    Graduation day has one reliable disappointment: saying goodbye to library database and journal access. Grads’ off-campus access to library databases ends weeks after graduation, as soon as IT closes your student GC network account. But do not despair, GC grads! You enjoy lifetime on-campus access to the […]

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  • Good News: Summer Hours Restored!

    Because of budget cuts, the library had planned for reduced hours this summer. But we write today with good news! We’ve coordinated with the Office of the Provost to restore the library’s usual summer hours. Starting May 30, the library’s hours will be: Monday – […]

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  • Keeping Your ILL Request History Private: Save Your Record by June 1

    As we have done in January 2017 and in 2016, we will soon be “delinking” your names from your ILL request histories. This means that after June 2017, you will only see the requests you’ve made in 2017, or ones that haven’t yet been completed (even […]

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    May 2017 E-Resources Summary

    This post is the latest in a series designed to keep the Graduate Center community updated about our collections; focused primarily on electronic resources available through the Graduate Center Library. New Databases: (These and all other databases can be found on our full A-Z databases […]

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  • Database Highlight: Book Review Digest Plus

    In this post we feature Book Review Digest Plus, a valuable source for finding book reviews on virtually every subject.  The database contains more than 900,000 full text book reviews and more than two million citations to book reviews drawn from thousands of indexed newspapers, […]

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  • Seats Still Open! May 2 @ 6:30: Your Google Scholar Profile (Why, How, Etc.)

    You’re probably familiar with using Google Scholar to search for scholarly literature. But did you know Google Scholar also includes researcher profiles, which researchers themselves can edit and enhance? Come learn how to claim your researcher profile, make your entries as correct and complete as […]

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  • Spotlight on: Chat with a Librarian

    You may have noticed a friendly green icon on the right of the library’s homepage, with the inviting words: “Chat with a librarian.” When you click this icon, a pop-up window will instantly appear, and – at any time of day or night – a […]

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  • Improved CUNY Book Renewal Policies for Doctoral Students

    Have you ever been confused or frustrated by an inability to renew a CUNY book? Ever wondered why you could renew some CUNY books but not others? At CUNY, initial circulation periods are standardized — 8 weeks for PhD students and faculty, 6 weeks for […]

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