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    Making the Impossible Possible: The Story of Puerto Rican Studies in Brooklyn College

    We’re excited to announce that CUNY now has streaming access to the film “Making the Impossible Possible: The Story of Puerto Rican Studies in Brooklyn College.” This film can be viewed at the link above, shared in the classroom, and screened at any CUNY event […]

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  • Readex databases outage

    Our Readex databases available via NYPL are temporarily inaccessible via your GC credentials. We apologize for the outage. Alternative access is available remotely via NYPL.

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  • Image of Alicia Garza with the quote: "Every successful social movement in this country's history has used disruption as a strategy to fight for social change." #blacklivesmatter

    Anti-Racism and #BlackLivesMatter Resources

    Since we shared the Mina Rees Library statement in support of black lives, we heard feedback from a member of our community who urged us to do more. Specifically, they proposed that we use this platform to highlight items from within our collections which focus […]

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    Black Lives Matter

    The Mina Rees Library of the CUNY Graduate Center declares our opposition to the racial terror and state-sanctioned violence that shape the lives of Black people in the United States. Black lives matter. We share the sorrow and rage of our community and stand in […]

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    Summer 2019 Electronic Resources Summary

    It’s been a bit of time since we had a post here about our collections. Yet a few things have been in the works. We’ve started this new guide that documents changes to our collections over time. You can see the most recent additions in […]

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    The GC Library Welcomes Mason Brown, Science Resources Librarian

    The Graduate Center Library is pleased to welcome Mason Brown as Assistant Professor in the newly created role of Science Resources Librarian. Mason has worked as a science librarian for over 13 years, first at Harvard University, at Wheaton College, and most recently at Hunter […]

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    Now Hiring: Science Resources Librarian

    Now Hiring: Science Resources Librarian (Instructor, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor – Tenure track) Closing Date: September 7, 2018 The Graduate Center Library seeks a Science Resources Librarian. We invite applications from inquisitive and critical librarians with backgrounds in the sciences who are eager to […]

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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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    CUNY Libraries Offer Free Access to The Wall Street Journal

    We are happy to announce that CUNY now offers a free membership to The Wall Street Journal via a CUNY-wide academic pass. Much like the New York Times Academic Pass, anyone with a valid CUNY email address can register to have free access to and […]

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  • New Database: American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals

    The Graduate Center Library now offers access to the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection. This collection is made up of five databases that contain over 6,500 digitized publications from 1691-1877. Documenting the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction via print culture from […]

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