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  • Apply now! Open Knowledge Fellowship

    We are deeply excited to share that the Mina Rees Library will host its 10th cohort of the Open Knowledge Fellowship in Spring 2024. This 6-session program includes a stipend of $2000, paid via Financial Aid in Spring 2024. All fully enrolled students are encouraged […]

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    Accessible Archives Unavailable

    Update: as of December 27, Accessible Archives is back!   The Accessible Archives database is currently unavailable. We are so sorry for the inconvenience and are working to restore access as soon as possible. Meanwhile, interlibrary loan may be an option to consider; check access privileges here.

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  • 700,000 Interlibrary Loan Requests…and Counting! (updated)

    As of five years ago, our interlibrary loan department had processed half a million “ILL” transactions using ILLiad software. (And, of course, we processed many before this, as well.) And now we are celebrating our 700,000th request. Every request is important to both us and […]

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  • Extended Library Hours for Finals

    We are pleased to announce that the Mina Rees Library will offering extended hours for finals: Saturday December 16, 10am-10pm Sunday December 17, 12pm-10pm As always, you can find our Library hours here:

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  • Now Hiring: Interlibrary Loan

      We are hiring for a part-time (10-20 hours/week) position at the Interlibrary Loan unit of the Graduate Center library. Interlibrary Loan is an essential service for the GC community, facilitating access to a wide variety of physical and digital materials for our students, faculty […]

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    Hathitrust Membership Cancellation

    As a result of cuts to the library’s budget, we are sorry to report that our membership to Hathitrust will expire on December 31, 2023. This post is intended to help those who have been using Hathitrust make any needed preparations for this change in […]

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  • Interlibrary Loan: Save Your Request History by December 23, 2023

    At the Graduate Center Library, we do a periodic delinking (twice a year) of finished ILL requests. To preserve library user privacy, we detach records of requests from the usernames of the requesters in our database. We’ll have statistics, but we (and you) will not […]

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  • Diane Russo

    Welcome, Diane Russo – Adjunct Reference Librarian

    The Graduate Center Library is pleased to introduce Diane Russo, our new Adjunct Reference Librarian. Before coming to the Graduate Center, Diane served as the Director of the Archives at The Riverside Church in the City of New York, where she stewarded archival, library, and […]

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  • Banned Books and Rights for the Incarcerated: Martin Sostre’s Afro-Asian Bookshop in Exile

    Each year, libraries and affiliated organizations raise awareness about banned books and legislative attacks on the freedom to read by celebrating Banned Books Week (already underway, Oct. 1-7, 2023). As libraries face the toughest year for book bans in recent memory, NYC’s public libraries are […]

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    Upcoming Workshops about Scholarly Publishing

    This fall, the Graduate Center’s Mina Rees Library is offering three online workshops about scholarly publishing and research evaluation. All members of the CUNY community are welcome, regardless of campus. The workshops are especially well suited to graduate students, faculty, administrators, and others engaged in […]

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