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  • OER in Context

    The recent movement towards Open Educational Resources (OER) is an undeniable force within higher education. For two consecutive years, both CUNY and SUNY have each received 4 million dollars towards the implementation of OER across their campuses. Let’s take a closer look at why interest […]

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  • Stress Management at the Library, Courtesy of the DSC & IT

    This is crunch time, and the most grounded and centered of us are feeling the strain. Whether you’re hunching over a keyboard, grading your way to wrist cramps, or studying till your eyes water, you’re probably overdoing something. On Wednesday, May 24, from noon to […]

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  • Meet ZoteroBib

    Which means we're thrilled about yesterday's announcement of ZoteroBib, a free service to quickly create properly formatted bibliographies without creating an account or installing any software.

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  • Save Your Personal ILL Data by July 1

    It’s delinking time at the GC Library! No, no one’s breaking up, and the hyperlinks on the website will still all work (we hope). Delinking means separating information about requested titles from information about who requested them. At the GC, we delink interlibrary loan requests from […]

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  • Explore Survey Data with New Database: Roper Center Archives

    The Roper Center Archives consist of over 23,000 datasets from public opinion surveys dating back to the 1930’s. Around 60% of these were conducted in the U.S., and they cover variety of topics including elections and politics, social issues, finances and the economy, education, health, international affairs, social movements and […]

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  • Library Website and Blog Scheduled Service Outage May 3rd 11pm-Midnight

    Due to scheduled IT maintenance, the library website and library blog will not be available on May 3rd between 11pm and Midnight. During this time if you need to access our resources, you can via our backup site, or go directly to the following services: […]

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  • Welcome Katherine Pradt – Adjunct Reference & Digital Outreach Librarian

    The Graduate Center library is thrilled to publicly welcome Katherine Pradt, who has begun this Spring 2018 semester as our new Adjunct Reference and Digital Outreach Librarian. Katherine worked in the editorial department at Sports Illustrated for 16 years, where she coordinated confidential and high-profile stories, working […]

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    Spring 2018 E-Resources Summary

    This post is the latest in a series designed to keep our community updated about changes in our collections and focuses 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 […]

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  • Spotlight on: Underground & Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels

    If you’re seeking comics gems, Underground & Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels is a database you will likely want to explore. It includes titles from over 500 comics series, amounting to 163,263 pages (and counting!). Also included are complete volumes of The Comics Journal, […]

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    Dissertation Office Drop-In Hours

    CUNY Graduate Center students: are you planning to deposit your dissertation or thesis for the May 2018 degree? Appointments are no longer required as part of the deposit process, but if you have a burning question or are just looking for some reassurance, come to […]

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