E-Resources Archive

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    May 2017 E-Resources Summary

    This post is the latest in a series designed to keep the Graduate Center community updated about our collections; focused primarily on electronic resources available through the Graduate Center Library. New Databases: (These and all other databases can be found on our full A-Z databases […]

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  • Database Highlight: Book Review Digest Plus

    In this post we feature Book Review Digest Plus, a valuable source for finding book reviews on virtually every subject.  The database contains more than 900,000 full text book reviews and more than two million citations to book reviews drawn from thousands of indexed newspapers, […]

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  • Get to Know the Web of Science Database (Upcoming Workshop!)

    You may not know this, but the Graduate Center Library provides access to a powerful resource which enables you to both delve into published literature and monitor new developments in your field. This resource is called Web of Science, and it offers a number of features […]

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  • Database Highlight: Cochrane Library

    In this post we highlight the Cochrane Library, a collection of databases containing high quality health care information for researchers, health care professionals, patients, and funders. Cochrane is known for its authoritative systematic reviews.  These attempt to “identify, appraise and synthesize all the empirical evidence […]

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  • Database Highlight: Kanopy, the Video Streaming Service

    This spring we will be highlighting in a series of occasional posts some useful library resources that might be flying under your radar.  We begin with Kanopy, the subscription streaming video service that includes more than 26,000 feature films, documentaries, and instructional videos from distributors […]

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  • Washington Post Offers Free Access to Those With .edu Email

    UPDATE 10/27/2017: The Washington Post no longer offers free access to everyone who has a .edu email account. That program seems to have been replaced with a low-cost academic subscription offer. Learn more here. The Washington Post allows for free access to its website to […]

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    Goodbye Scopus

    Because of the Graduate Center’s budget constraints, the library can no longer sustain a subscription to Elsevier’s Scopus database. Librarians apply cost and use statistics (and other factors) to deliberations about electronic resource renewals and cancellations. We also – to the best of our ability – avoid duplication of […]

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    October 2016 E-Resources Summary

    This post is the latest in a series designed to keep the Graduate Center community updated about our collections; focused primarily on electronic resources available through the Graduate Center Library. Happy Halloween! New Databases (These and all other databases can be found on our full A-Z […]

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  • CUNY Legacy Dissertations & Capstones

    The Graduate Center Library is pleased to offer the CUNY community a new collection: CUNY GC Legacy (Retrospective) Dissertations, 1965-2014. This database is open for use by any current CUNY Library user on any CUNY campus, and it requires authentication with a CUNY library barcode number. The […]

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  • #BlackLivesMatter and the Power of the Primary

    Helicopters swarmed above 34th street last week, positioning the Graduate Center amidst blocked traffic and sirens as protesters painted the city with demands for justice. Responses such as these to racial profiling by police have erupted on a national scale since the beginning of the […]

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