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  • A photograph of the Graduate Center Library's elevator.

    Our Historic Elevator is Fixed! Also: Extended Hours for Finals!

    We are very happy to announce that our historic elevator is now in working order. Many thanks to our library patrons for their patience as it underwent repairs. In other news, the Mina Rees Library will offering extended hours for finals: Saturday, May 11: 10am-10pm […]

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  • Assorted Lost and Found chapbooks laid out around the L and F logo with The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative stamped in blue

    Adrienne Rich: Teaching at CUNY, 1968–1974, Now Available on Manifold

    We are pleased to announce a digital edition of poet Adrienne Rich’s teaching materials from her time at the City College of New York, now freely available online. View on Manifold: Adrienne Rich: Teaching at CUNY, 1968–1974, Parts I & II Rich was one of […]

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  • The Odyssey - Translations

    Finding Works in Translation

    What do Agatha Christie, William Shakespeare, Stephen King, Oscar Wilde, and Danielle Steele have in common?  According to UNESCO’s Online Index Translationum, they are among the top 50 authors whose works have been translated into other languages. A valuable reference source for exploring translations from […]

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  • Interlibrary Loan: Access the World’s Library Resources from the GC

    When you need information and cannot access it through our library’s print collection or online resources, interlibrary loan is here to help. We encourage you to make ILL requests directly from library databases or from the library’s website. Interlibrary loan is free and easy…just make […]

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  • Teaching (and Reforming) the Next Generation of Pirates and Copyright Violators

    This is the first in our current series of short essays by participants in the Spring 2024 Open Knowledge Fellowship, coordinated by the Mina Rees Library. Fellows will share insight into the process of converting a syllabus to openly-licensed and/or zero-cost resources, as well as […]

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  • New Longer CUNY Library Loan Period

    You may have noticed the loan period for CUNY Library books has increased recently. In conjunction with the new CUNY/SUNY Resource Sharing partnership, loan periods for CUNY books have increased to 16 weeks. This also raised the maximum loan period to 48 weeks (about 11 months). […]

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  • We’re Hiring a Critical Pedagogy Librarian!

    We’re delighted to be hiring a tenure-track Critical Pedagogy Librarian at the Instructor or Assistant Professor rank. Please share far and wide, and consider applying! Review of applications begins on April 19, 2024. Critical Pedagogy Librarian, Instructor or Assistant Professor The Graduate Center, CUNY is […]

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  • SUNY books are Now Available through OneSearch

    On January 18, 2024, CUNY libraries went live with a new way to share books between CUNY and SUNY libraries. Through our online catalog, OneSearch, we can now request books from SUNY libraries, as well as other CUNY libraries — increasing the total number of […]

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  • Quick Troubleshooting Tips

    Are you encountering error messages or problems when trying to access articles, book chapters, or other materials via library databases? One quick and easy troubleshooting trick you can try is switching browsers. Alternatively, you can try clearing your browser’s cache/cookies, and here are some instructions: […]

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  • Project Muse Unavailable

    Project Muse Unavailable

    2/26/2024 update – Project Muse access is restored.   The Project Muse database is currently unavailable. We are so sorry for the inconvenience and are working to restore access as soon as possible. Meanwhile, New York Public Library access to Project Muse may be an […]

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