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  • Apply by 12/4 to be Part of This Year’s Data for Public Good Cohort

    Call for Participation The Data for Public Good Project in partnership with the COVID Tracking Project 2020-2021 Applications due by 5:00 PM EST on Friday, December 4, 2020. For the third year, GC Digital Initiatives and the Mina Rees Library are accepting applications from Graduate Center students who have achieved […]

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  • Inside the Ebook Detective Agency

    You may have heard about the Ebook Detective Agency – a team of librarians who are eager to help connect you with the title you’re seeking. They’ll navigate the often complex landscape of available resources to find exactly what you need. How it works: – […]

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  • Accessible Open Education

    Below is the fifth post in a series by participants in the Summer 2020 Open Pedagogy Fellowship, coordinated by the Mina Rees Library. Fellows will share insight to the process of converting a syllabus to openly-licensed and/or zero-cost resources, as well as their experiences in […]

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  • Languaging in the CUNY Academic Commons

    Below is the fourth in a series of posts by participants in the Summer 2020 Open Pedagogy Fellowship, coordinated by the Mina Rees Library. Fellows will share insight to the process of converting a syllabus to openly-licensed and/or zero-cost resources, as well as their experiences […]

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  • The State of the Search: Finding & Accessing E-books, Eight Months In

    It’s now been almost eight months since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the shuttering of our library space and made us all overnight into digital researchers. The initial outpouring of expanded access to materials that came from publishers and database providers was enormously important as we […]

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  • On-Site Research Appointments and Print Options at NYPL are Expanded

    Starting today, it’s possible to schedule an appointment to visit any of The New York Public Library’s four Research Libraries – the nearby Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Performing Arts, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, or the Business Center at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation […]

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  • The Art of Open Pedagogy

    Below is the third in a series of posts by participants in the Summer 2020 Open Pedagogy Fellowship, coordinated by the Mina Rees Library. Fellows will share insight to the process of converting a syllabus to openly-licensed and/or zero-cost resources, as well as their experiences […]

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  • A Mid-Semester Update

    A Mid-Semester Update by Emily Drabinski, Interim Chief Librarian  Dear Graduate Center community, I want to share a brief mid-semester update on library operations during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. Like you, we long to be back in our quiet scholarly oasis in midtown Manhattan. As we […]

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  • Why Open Access?

    Below is the second in a series of posts by participants in the Summer 2020 Open Pedagogy Fellowship, coordinated by the Mina Rees Library. Fellows will share insight to the process of converting a syllabus to openly-licensed and/or zero-cost resources, as well as their experiences […]

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  • Inclusive Education and Research in Astronomy

    Below is the first in a series of posts by participants in the Summer 2020 Open Pedagogy Fellowship, coordinated by the Mina Rees Library. Fellows will share insight to the process of converting a syllabus to openly-licensed and/or zero-cost resources, as well as their experiences […]

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