Archive for April, 2013

  • American Journal of Public Health Is Suddenly Less Public

    On April 27, the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) informed its recent authors of plans to close a portion of its backfile, which is currently open access on the journal website. Until now, all AJPH articles more than two years old have been freely […]

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  • Gioia Stevens

    Gioia Stevens Joins the Mina Rees Library

    The Mina Rees Library welcomes Gioia Stevens who was just appointed to the library faculty at the Instructor level. Ms. Stevens earned her M.L.I.S. with Archival Certificate from Pratt Institute in 2008. She graduated with a B.A. from Brown University in 1987. Gioia has high-level […]

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  • Prof. Jill Cirasella Joins the Graduate Center Library

    The Graduate Center Library welcomes Jill Cirasella, Associate Professor, as its Associate Librarian for Public Services and Scholarly Communication. Jill will coordinate reference, circulation, and interlibrary loan services, and she will also lead many of the Grad Center Library’s scholarly communications initiatives. She joins the […]

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  • Shawnta Smith Joins the Graduate Center Library

    The Graduate Center Library is pleased to announce that Shawnta Smith has been appointed to the library as a permanent, full-time Instructor with specialization as a reference and instruction librarian. Ms. Smith served the Graduate Center as a part-time adjunct reference librarian 2011-2012, and she […]

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  • QuestionPoint Virtual Reference at the Graduate Center

    The Graduate Center has participated in the QuestionPoint electronic reference service, also known as Ask-a-Librarian, since the fall of 2002.  When we began, we offered only email reference, but during the spring 2004 semester, we added a chat service, allowing Graduate Center students, faculty, and […]

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  • Mina Rees Librarians Celebrate DPLA Launch

    The librarians at Mina Rees are excited about the launch of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). In addition to coordinating on a regional/hub basis the ingestion of many digital collections, the DPLA hopes to extend libraries’ traditional orientation around access, by using Creative […]

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  • Robert Darnton & DPLA @ the Grad Center April 29, 2 pm

    The Friends of the Mina Rees Library welcomes Robert Darnton, founder of the Digital Public Library of America and Harvard’s Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian, in conversation Monday afternoon April 29 with GC President William P. Kelly and Professor William Kornblum of Sociology and […]

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