E-Resources Archive

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    Exploring the New York Public Library

    As we dive into the Fall semester, it’s a good time to review a few of the resources available to us in New York City. Let’s take a closer look at one nearby location – the New York Public Library (NYPL). NYPL is the largest […]

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  • Spotlight on: Bibliographies

    If you’ve ever found yourself slogging through screen after screen of keyword search results wondering whether there might be a more efficient way to launch a research project, consider giving subject bibliographies a try. At their most basic, bibliographies are compilations of sources on a […]

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  • Spotlight on: Comics Research

    New York City is rich with possibilities for those researching (or creating) comics, graphic novels, and other types of sequential art. Let’s take a closer look! Research in New York City The New York Public Library (NYPL) has an extensive and expanding collection of graphic […]

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  • Spotlight on: Historical Newspapers

    If you’re interested in a deeper dive through the history of New York City (and beyond!), newspaper coverage might be the way to go. The Graduate Center has access to twenty-four databases that provide contemporary and historical newspaper coverage from around the world: several of […]

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  • Explore Survey Data with New Database: Roper Center Archives

    The Roper Center Archives consist of over 23,000 datasets from public opinion surveys dating back to the 1930’s. Around 60% of these were conducted in the U.S., and they cover variety of topics including elections and politics, social issues, finances and the economy, education, health, international affairs, social movements and […]

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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 www.wsj.com and […]

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  • HathiTrust Digital Library @ the GC

    Six million volumes from the HathiTrust Digital Library are now available for PDF download by Graduate Center affiliates. Downloadable titles include books and journals published in the US before 1923, works published outside the US before 1878, US federal government documents, and Creative Commons licensed open works. […]

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  • LexisNexis Makeover: Meet Nexis Uni

    The news, business and legal database we know and love has recently undergone a major face lift.  What was formerly called “LexisNexis Academic” is now Nexis Uni—with a new, and hopefully more intuitive, interface. Click on images for a larger view. The new look and […]

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  • Spotlight on Grants & Funding

    We’ve entered the New Year, but before starting the spring semester, consider taking a moment to search for grants and other sponsored research opportunities. The Graduate Center Library provides access to several grants and funding databases. 1) Pivot bills itself as a tool providing “access […]

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  • Database Highlight: SAGE Research Methods

    In this post we highlight SAGE Research Methods (SRM), a powerful tool that can help you: Plan and conduct qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods research, Analyze your findings, and Write up your results. SRM is content-rich and easy to navigate.  It covers all the methods […]

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