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  • Save Your Interlibrary Loan Requests Before February 1, 2021

    If you want to keep your past Inter-Library Loan (ILL) request history for future reference, please be sure to download it by Monday, February 1, 2021. At the Graduate Center Library, we do a periodic delinking (twice a year) of finished ILL requests so that […]

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  • Writing Openly and Freely: Open-Source Writing Software

    You may be an old-school diehard who is pounding out that dissertation on a manual typewriter, or scratching it out with a fountain pen. But if you are like most of us, you’re doing the lion’s share of your work on a computer, and you’re […]

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  • Apply for the January 2021 | Open Pedagogy Fellowship

    January 2021 | Open Pedagogy Fellowship – Apply by 12/21/20 at 5:00pm EST The Library seeks applications for Open Pedagogy Fellows for January 2021, each carrying a $2000 stipend. What is the Open Pedagogy Fellowship? The Fellowship experience will provide interactive training about how to […]

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  • Spring 2021 Course Reserves: New Year, New System

    The Mina Rees Library is excited to announce our new reserves management system! Beginning with the Spring 2021 term, all course reserves items will be made available using our new E-Reserves system instead of the library catalog. Why? Managing our reserves materials outside of the […]

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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

    [Note: As of 11/25/2020, book requests from the Research Libraries and in-person appointments are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.] 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 […]

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