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  • Saving Your Interlibrary Loan Requests (and Library Record Privacy)

    Twice a year, we “delink” completed interlibrary loan requests from library usernames. This means that your ILL account will only show your ILL requests from the last six months—though requests that haven’t been filled will remain active. While your ILL account can sometimes serve as […]

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  • Report That Bug! We’ll Squish It

    Anytime you run into an unexpected problem with accessing any of our resources, we encourage you to use our bug reporter tool to log the issue. What happens after you make that report?  This is a (very brief) behind-the-scenes look at the process. All of […]

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  • Repository Curation Update: Faculty Outreach Pilot

    Here is one of a three-part series of repository updates at the GC Library during my time here as the Repository Project Curator. Faculty Outreach Pilot This project is designed to support GC faculty to post their academic work openly so that readers can get […]

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    “Dear Esteemed Researcher…”

    If you are a researcher with a .edu email address, chances are good that you’ve received a flattering email that opens with a greeting such as “Dear Esteemed Researcher” and proceeds to invite you to submit an article to a journal, join an editorial board, […]

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  • Using CINAHL’s Search Options to Enhance Your Research

      One of the key scholarly resources for nursing students, faculty, and practitioners is the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, better known as CINAHL Complete. CINAHL provides indexing for over 5000 nursing and allied health journals, with about 1200 available in full […]

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    The Labor of Open: Report from Triangle SCI

    Open scholarship is a lot of work. As a librarian, writer, and editor, I’ve spent a lot of time working on open access. I was part of a team that flipped the journal Radical Teacher to an open access model in 2012, a project that […]

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  • Welcome Sadie Rain Hope Gund – Repository Project Curator

    The Graduate Center Library is pleased to introduce Sadie Rain Hope-Gund to the Mina Rees Library and Graduate Center community. Sadie Rain is working this Fall 2019 semester as a College Assistant on two projects focused on Open Scholarship. Half of her time will be […]

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  • The “Data for Public Good” Project

    Deadline: Friday, November 15, 2019 cuny.is/data4good2020 For the second time, GC Digital Initiatives is accepting applications from GC students who have achieved an introductory fluency with the Python programming language to participate in a semester-long collaborative project designed to improve their familiarity and comfort with […]

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  • October in the Library

    Doing research, sharing research, organizing research, predatory publishing and public publishing: there is so much happening at the library this month, it’s almost too much for one blog post. But, at the risk of overload, here are our learning events for the remainder of October […]

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  • Easy Website Archiving

    Are you involved in a web development project that is changing frequently, that might disappear, or that you would like to deposit as part of your thesis or dissertation? Did you know that you can easily archive it using an open-source solution that respects standards […]

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