E-Resources Archive

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  • May 29-30: OneSearch Unavailable for 24 hours

    We’re sharing an important service update – feel free to reach out with any questions! CUNY OneSearch catalog/search function will be temporarily unavailable due to maintenance for a 24 hour period as follows: Saturday, May 29th at 9:00 PM until Sunday, May 30th at 9:00 […]

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  • Planned service outage

    GC-customized WorldCat.org is down (please bear with us!)

    The GC-customized version of WorldCat.org is temporarily down. This means we won’t see the Find it at CUNY link or the Request via Interlibrary Loan link as we search WorldCat. You can still use the un-customized version of WorldCat to look up materials from around the world. […]

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    Technical Difficulties: GC-customized WorldCat.org is down

    The GC-customized version of WorldCat.org is temporarily down. This means we won’t see the Find it at CUNY link or the Request via Interlibrary Loan link as we search WorldCat. You can still use the un-customized version of WorldCat to look up materials from around the […]

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  • Inside the Ebook Detective Agency

    You may have heard about the Ebook Detective Agency – a team of librarians who are eager to help connect you with the title you’re seeking. They’ll navigate the often complex landscape of available resources to find exactly what you need. How it works: – […]

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  • The State of the Search: Finding & Accessing E-books, Eight Months In

    It’s now been almost eight months since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the shuttering of our library space and made us all overnight into digital researchers. The initial outpouring of expanded access to materials that came from publishers and database providers was enormously important as we […]

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  • Planned service outage

    Library Website and Blog Scheduled Service Outage Sunday, July 12th, 2020, 8am – 6pm

      Due to scheduled IT maintenance, the library website, proxy and blog will not be available on Sunday, July 12th, 2020 between 8am and 6pm. There will be no off-campus access to GC library databases, however some databases will still be  available via the CUNY-wide […]

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  • End of an Emergency Library

    In late March the library world was excited to see the Internet Archive throw open its collection of scanned books to create the National Emergency Library (NEL), a response to the COVID-19 epidemic’s shuttering the nation’s brick-and-mortar libraries. The Archive holds more than 20 million […]

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  • The E-Book Detective Agency: Anatomy of an Ebook Search 

    Now Presenting: The E-Book Detective Agency Ebook, oh Ebook, where could you be? As our library spaces are currently closed, here at the Graduate Center Library we’ve turned our focus to providing seamless, lightning-quick access to electronic resources. Whether through InterLibrary Loan (request a book […]

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  • Tips & Tricks for Finding E-books

    Now that research has moved online for the foreseeable future, we’re all looking for electronic texts.  In normal times, the GC library provides access to thousands of e-books though assorted databases. But now, because of the COVID-19 crisis, many publishers have temporarily opened access to […]

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  • Now Open: The Mina Rees E-book Detective Agency

    Working from home — including teaching, writing, and studying from home — only works if you have the tools to do it. For many of us in the GC community, the tools are books, some of them printed on paper and tantalizingly close (right there […]

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