Library Workshops in October

Celebrate NY Archives Week 2014


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An Intro to Archival Research Workshop
Tuesday, Oct 7th, 1pm – Graduate Center Library room C196.05

A Day in the Library (Behind the Scenes) Research Tour @ NYPL’s Schwarzman Building
Tuesday, Oct 7th, 6:30pm – Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 5th Avenue at 42nd St.

New-York Historical Society Open House
Thursday, Oct 9th, 3pm – New-York Historical Society (170 Central Park West at 77th Street)


Workshop Series: Data for Social Research



Part 1: Finding Data – Wednesday, Oct. 15th 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Part 2: Analyzing & Visualizing Data – Wednesday, Oct. 22nd 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Part 3: Mapping Data – Wednesday, Oct. 29th 6:30pm – 8:30pm

All data workshops take place in the Graduate Center Library, room C196.03.


Intro to Grants & Funding Research (webinar)


1922 Ulysses S. Grant gold commemorative dollar coin
October 14th 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Join us for a brief overview of the funding resources available at the CUNY Graduate Center. Incorporate grants and funding searches into your research routine.

To access the webinar, login as a guest on Adobe Connect.


Intro to Authors’ Rights


Open Access Week 2014You Know What You Write, But Do You Know Your Rights?
Understanding and Protecting Your Rights As an Author

October 21st 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Room C196.05, Graduate Center Library

When you publish a journal article, you sign a copyright agreement. Do you know what you’re agreeing to when you sign it? Led by Jill Cirasella, Associate Librarian for Public Services and Scholarly Communication at the Graduate Center. Open to students, faculty, staff, and anyone from the CUNY community who has questions about their rights as authors, open access publishing, or scholarly communication.

About the Author

Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz is an Assistant Professor and Head of Reference at the Graduate Center Library.