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    The Value of Open Access…in the Words of Readers

    We at the Mina Rees Library often talk about how open access scholarly literature can benefit everyone: students and teachers of all levels, researchers inside and outside academia, policy makers (and those their policies affect), medical and mental health practitioners (and their patients), and potentially […]

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    Scholarly Communication Essentials: Fall 2021 Workshops

    What is “scholarly communication”? In short, it’s all the different ways researchers share their work, in formal publications and otherwise, and all the complexities and issues surrounding that sharing. This fall, the Mina Rees Library is offering workshops on an assortment of important scholarly communication […]

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    Katelyn Angell: Next Stop, Lehman College

    Over the past two and a half years, many Graduate Center students, faculty, and staff have interacted with Adjunct Reference Librarian Katelyn (Kate) Angell. In her time at the Mina Rees Library, she provided top-notch reference assistance; taught workshops about finding grants and more; contributed […]

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    Scholarly Communication Essentials: Workshop Series

    This spring, the Mina Rees Library is again offering a slate of workshops on scholarly communication topics. The workshops are clustered into two series: Scholarly Communication Essentials (in the first half of the semester) and Contracts & Copyright (in the second half). The Scholarly Communication […]

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    Fall Scholarly Communication Workshop Series

    How do scholars formally engage in conversation with each other? What kinds of works do scholars produce beyond books and articles? How can research impact be measured? What about journal quality? What are some easy ways to find open access versions of others’ works, and […]

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    CUNY Webinar Series: Funding Fridays

    CUNY’s Office of Library Services is collaborating with CUNY’s Office of Research and the Research Foundation’s Office of Award Pre-Proposal Support to offer Faculty Funding Fridays, a new webinar series for the CUNY community. The series, which features one webinar per month, kicks off this […]

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    Fair Use of Copyrighted Works during COVID-19

    No matter your field, you almost certainly use copyrighted works in your teaching and research. Perhaps you’ve wondered how much of a book you can share with students. Or how much of a poem you can excerpt in an article you’re writing. Or whether you […]

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    3, 2, 1…Liftoff!

    The final countdown begins: CUNY libraries are launching a major new catalog system on Monday, August 3! Most of the big changes are behind the scenes — the new system will transform how the library handles circulation, cataloging, e-resources, and more. But there are some […]

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    New Library Catalog System—and What It Means for You

    For over a year, CUNY’s library faculty and staff have been toiling tirelessly to transition CUNY libraries to a new catalog system (i.e., the system in which we catalog materials, check items out to patrons, manage e-resources, and more). This new system is scheduled to […]

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    Online Library Services Roundup

    You probably know that the Graduate Center library provides access to many databases (hundreds!), e-journals (tens of thousands!!), and e-books (hundreds of thousands!!!), and they can all be accessed off campus. And you probably know that, in addition to all those online resources, the library […]

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