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    Library Services Planned Outage on January 16th

    Due to IT maintenance, the Graduate Center Library’s website and blog (including this post!) will not be available intermittently on January 16th, MLK Day. During this time please instead use the library backup site, This gives you access to the classic catalog, OneSearch, ILL, […]

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    Diversity Panels vs. Diversity on Panels

    In spring 2016 I attended my first library conference, LACUNY Institute 2016. The theme was Race Matters: Libraries, Racism, and Antiracism. For a first-time conference attendee it was an ideal event. Diversity, in librarianship and in general, is something that I feel passionate about. As […]

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    Keeping Your ILL Request Histories Private

    Last year, we “decoupled” library user names from ILL requests, keeping only the last three years of requests in case people needed to consult them. Once again, in order to keep your ILL request information as private as possible, this January we will be delinking […]

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    A Holiday Gift from Art History Teaching Resources

    Earlier in 2016, our friends at Art History Teaching Resources (AHTR), a robust and respected open educational resource initially created by Graduate Center students, founded Art History Pedagogy and Practice (AHPP), an open access journal dedicated to the scholarship of teaching and learning in art […]

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    Goodbye Scopus

    Because of the Graduate Center’s budget constraints, the library can no longer sustain a subscription to Elsevier’s Scopus database. Librarians apply cost and use statistics (and other factors) to deliberations about electronic resource renewals and cancellations. We also – to the best of our ability – avoid duplication of […]

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    Upcoming Holiday Closures and Winter Intersession Hours

    Happy holidays to the entire Graduate Center community! The Graduate Center Library has several upcoming holiday and early winter closures: Winter Holidays: December 23–26 December 30–January 2 January Closures: January 8 January 15 & 16 January 22 January 29 Tuesday 12/27 through Thursday 12/29 the […]

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    Spring Reserves Reminder (Already!)

    I know–this semester is not even over, how could we possibly be thinking to the one ahead? Well, our acquisitions and circulation processes demand it!* Reminders for Faculty: The priority deadline for all Reserve Requests to be submitted is January 9, 2017 for the spring 2017 […]

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    Holiday Shopping on Amazon? Every Purchase Can Support the Library!

    Will you use to purchase gifts and books this holiday season? If you do you, this is a great opportunity to help support the Graduate Center Library! For every purchase made through the GC Library’s Amazon link, located on the library website, you can help […]

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    Now Hiring: College Assistant, Interlibrary Loan

    The Graduate Center’s Mina Rees Library seeks a College Assistant to work in the Interlibrary Loan department.  This busy and collegial department provides a core service at the Library, providing access to a wide variety of materials for our faculty, staff and students.  College Assistants play an essential […]

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    Welcome to Elvis Bakaitis, Adjunct Reference Librarian

    The Graduate Center Library is pleased to welcome Elvis Bakaitis as the new Adjunct Reference Librarian. Elvis is a recent graduate of the Queens College MLIS program with a Certificate in Archives and Special Collections. They’ve interned at the Brooklyn College and Barnard College libraries, […]

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