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  • Banned Books and Rights for the Incarcerated: Martin Sostre’s Afro-Asian Bookshop in Exile

    Each year, libraries and affiliated organizations raise awareness about banned books and legislative attacks on the freedom to read by celebrating Banned Books Week (already underway, Oct. 1-7, 2023). As libraries face the toughest year for book bans in recent memory, NYC’s public libraries are […]

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  • Dissertations and Theses Year-in-Review, 2022-23

    It’s Commencement Day for the Graduate Center, which has become a time for the library to celebrate all of the dissertations, theses, and capstone projects that we received this academic year. By now, you’ve heard about the awards and listened to the speakers at the […]

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    Dissertations and Theses Year-in-Review, 2021-22

    Today, the Graduate Center is gearing up for the first in-person Commencement since June 2019, a ceremony that will celebrate graduates from three academic years. It has been a long time coming. We now have a new president, a new provost, and new leadership across […]

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    Introducing the Debates in DH Digital Project Index

    This semester, GC librarians Steve Zweibel and Roxanne Shirazi, in collaboration with the M.A. Program in Digital Humanities, have initiated a project to help make digital scholarship more visible in library collections. We’ve begun working with Patricia Belen, a master’s student in the DH program, […]

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    A New Partner for the CUNY Digital History Archive

    The Mina Rees Library is pleased to announce ongoing support for the CUNY Digital History Archive, in partnership with the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning (ASHP/CML) at the Graduate Center. The library will assume a lead role in developing and sustaining the […]

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    Dissertations and Theses Year-in-Review, 2020-21

    Today is Commencement Day, and though we won’t be gathering to celebrate on Lincoln Center’s new lawn (“The GREEN”), the library’s tradition of celebrating the culminating works of our graduates through this year-in-review post continues unabated. Many of you have already had a glimpse through […]

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  • Spring 2021 Course Reserves: New Year, New System

    The Mina Rees Library is excited to announce our new reserves management system! Beginning with the Spring 2021 term, all course reserves items will be made available using our new E-Reserves system instead of the library catalog. Why? Managing our reserves materials outside of the […]

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    Dissertations and Theses Year-in-Review, 2019-20

    Each year, as we close out the spring semester and celebrate our GC graduates, the library’s Dissertation Office produces a round-up of dissertations, theses, and capstone projects to highlight the incredible work being done by our students. In a semester marked by disruption, by the […]

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    Dissertations and Theses Year-in-Review, 2018-19

    Today is Commencement Day at the Graduate Center! Which, for the Dissertation Office, means it’s time for our annual look back at the dissertations, theses, and capstone projects that our graduating students deposited with the library. But first, what is this “deposit” business, anyway? It […]

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    May 2019 Grads: Deposit Your Dissertation or Thesis by April 30th

    Planning to graduate this May? The library’s Dissertation Office is holding information sessions and workshops in advance of the April 30 deposit deadline. Click on the dates below to view event details and RSVP. Depositing a dissertation, thesis, or capstone project with the library is […]

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