Blog Archive

  • Reflections on the LGBTQIA Consortium Fellowship

    Allison Cabana (she/her) is a Doctoral Candidate in the Critical Social Psychology program at the Graduate Center, CUNY. She has been an adjunct at multiple CUNY campuses teaching Psychology & Health Sciences. Her research interests span an interdisciplinary breadth and include participatory methodology and pedagogy, […]

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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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  • Apply now! Open Knowledge Fellowship

    The Mina Rees Library is excited to share three opportunities relating to Open Educational Resources, in Summer 2023. Read below for information about how to apply! On Wednesday, July 12th, we’ll be hosting an in-person workshop from 1-3pm. This is a great chance to learn […]

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  • An Interview with Diana Teeter, InterLibrary Loan Coordinator

    Have you ever wondered what goes on “behind the scenes” of the InterLibrary Loan Department? How do the books and other items that we request – even titles that are relatively obscure, or only internationally held – arrive so quickly? (ILL can be an excellent […]

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  • Welcome, Marilyn Reside – Electronic Resources Librarian

    We’re excited to formally introduce Marilyn Reside as the new Electronic Resources Librarian at the Mina Rees Library. Reside brings over fifteen years of experience in academic, consumer health, and public libraries, and nine years in the field of higher education. Previously, Reside served as […]

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    Summer Course: Intricacies & Ethics of Scholarly Information

    A new course is being offered this summer and may appeal to anyone interested in the complexities of seeking, evaluating, publishing, and otherwise interacting with scholarly information in all its forms. Developed by Graduate Center librarians and taught by Jill Cirasella, Associate Professor and Associate […]

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  • Open Knowledge Fellowship | Info Session on 5/23 at 4pm

    Interested in applying for the Open Knowledge Fellowship’s upcoming Summer 2023 cohort? Curious to hear more about how “open knowledge” can apply to your current teaching practices at CUNY? The Fellowship is a 6 week hybrid program, with a $2000 stipend for participants. Join us […]

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  • Update: New Microfilm Readers

    We’re happy to announce the unveiling of two new ScanPro Microfilm readers, available on the 2nd Floor behind the Reference Desk. They are in the same place as the previous machines, and can also read microfiche, as well as other formats. Updates: The new machines offer […]

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    Microfilm Planned Outage Wednesday 4/19-Thursday 4/20

    In preparation for the deployment of two new microfilm readers on Thursday, the two legacy microfilm readers will be removed from the library’s public space on Wednesday. We apologize for this inconvenience and hope this temporary outage will result in better service with the two […]

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  • Teaching Anthropology with OER

    This is the latest in our current series of short essays by participants in the Open Knowledge Fellowship coordinated by the Mina Rees Library. Fellows share insight into the process of converting a syllabus to openly-licensed and/or zero-cost resources, as well as their experiences teaching […]

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