Archive for March, 2013

  • Multi-Database Search

    When you need to search for articles in scholarly journals, sometimes the choice of database is obvious.  You would search Art Full Text and perhaps Art Index Retrospective if your subject is art, American Chemical Society Journals if your subject is chemistry, PsycInfo if your […]

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  • Copyright Seminar @ John Jay April 30th, 2013

    “How Recent Copyright Court Cases Affect Distance Education: What Educators Need to Know About Copyright” Presenter Linda Enghagen, University of Massachusetts at Amherst is the author of Fair Use Guidelines for Educators. Professor Enghagen will guide us through a review of best practices in fair […]

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  • In Memory of Bruce Kirle, Theatre Program Funds Musical Theatre Collections

    Family and friends of Bruce Kirle, ’02,  offered a gift to the Graduate Center, CUNY, Ph.D. Program in Theatre in his honor. Dr. Bruce Kirle died suddenly in New York at the age of 59 in 2007. He was a lifelong lover of musical theatre. […]

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  • Teaching undergraduates? These databases are for you!

    You may feel comfortable navigating library resources for your own research and writing – including the 100+ databases subscribed to by the Mina Rees Library. But what about when you are creating research assignments for your own undergraduate students? Are you at a loss about […]

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  • Publishing and the POOC, or, why we need open access

    Isn’t everything up on the internet for free? Yes, most new books and articles appear in digital format, but NO-O-O they’re not (yet) mostly free. Libraries pay big bucks to license them, and the licenses require libraries to restrict access to narrow audiences (students, faculty, or people […]

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