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August 2017

8/29: Intro to Library Resources

August 29 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Library Room C196.05

Join us for an introduction to the Graduate Center Library! Come with questions for your librarians, who will be presenting: an overview of the library website tips for navigating subject-specific databases and searching for archival and primary sources an introduction to citation management sample search queries how to access resources beyond the GC library Start off the year with everything you need to take full advantage of the library and its resources.

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8/30: Intro to Zotero for Citation Management

August 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Library Room C196.05

Join us for a hands-on introduction to managing citations with Zotero, a free and open source research tool that makes organizing your research and creating bibliographies a breeze. Have a laptop? Bring it with you so our instructors can help you get started on your own devices. No laptop? We have Chromebooks that will allow you to get a taste of the Zotero experience. Or, you may want to set up an appointment with your subject librarian.

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September 2017

9/1: Early Research Initiative Conference

September 1 @ 9:00 am - 2:40 pm
The Graduate Center, Concourse Level, 365 Fifth Avenue
New York, 10016 United States
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This Friday, September 1st 9am – 2:40pm, recipients of several awards funded by the Provost’s Office ― the Knickerbocker Award for Archival Research in American Studies, the Award for Archival Research in African American and African Diaspora Studies, and the Provost’s Pre-Dissertation Summer Research Awards ― will present their material in its raw state. Panels will be moderated by world-renowned faculty from multiple departments. In years past, students described what it was like to enter an archive for the first time, led the audience…

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9/5: Intro to Library Resources

September 5 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Library Room C196.05

Join us for an introduction to the Graduate Center Library! Come with questions for your librarians, who will be presenting: an overview of the library website tips for navigating subject-specific databases and searching for archival and primary sources an introduction to citation management sample search queries how to access resources beyond the GC library Start off the year with everything you need to take full advantage of the library and its resources.

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9/6: Intro to Zotero for Citation Management

September 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Library Room C196.05

Join us for a hands-on introduction to managing citations with Zotero, a free and open source research tool that makes organizing your research and creating bibliographies a breeze. Have a laptop? Bring it with you so our instructors can help you get started on your own devices. No laptop? We have Chromebooks that will allow you to get a taste of the Zotero experience. Or, you may want to set up an appointment with your subject librarian.

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9/27: Intro to Zotero for Citation Management

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Library Room C196.05

Join us for a hands-on introduction to managing citations with Zotero, a free and open source research tool that makes organizing your research and creating bibliographies a breeze. Have a laptop? Bring it with you so our instructors can help you get started on your own devices. No laptop? We have Chromebooks that will allow you to get a taste of the Zotero experience. Or, you may want to set up an appointment with your subject librarian.

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October 2017

10/3: Archival Research: The Basics

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Library Room C196.05

Please join us for “Archival Research: The Basics”. We’ll explore the basics of archival research in this workshop, including defining what archives are and how they are arranged. We’ll also discuss where and how to look for sources and go over what to expect when you visit an archival repository or conduct research from afar. Bring your laptop to follow along.

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10/11: Intro to Library Resources

October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Library Room C196.05

Join us for an introduction to the Graduate Center Library! Come with questions for your librarians, who will be presenting: an overview of the library website tips for navigating subject-specific databases and searching for archival and primary sources an introduction to citation management sample search queries how to access resources beyond the GC library Start off the year with everything you need to take full advantage of the library and its resources.

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10/17: Zines as Creative Resistance: Panel Discussion

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Segal Theater, Graduate Center, CUNY + Google Map

This panel will feature an exciting mix of zinesters, librarians, and zine librarians: Jenna Freedman (Barnard College Zine Library), Erica Cardwell (Zine Educator), Devin Morris (3 Dot Zine), and Kel Karpinski (Queer Sailors). Topics for discussion will include the history and role of zines in creating community, ethics of zine librarianship, and the unexpected resurgence of this analog format in a predominantly digital era. This event is co-sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Masters of Arts Program.

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10/18: Intro to Zotero for Citation Management

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Library Room C196.05

Join us for a hands-on introduction to managing citations with Zotero, a free and open source research tool that makes organizing your research and creating bibliographies a breeze. Have a laptop? Bring it with you so our instructors can help you get started on your own devices. No laptop? We have Chromebooks that will allow you to get a taste of the Zotero experience. Or, you may want to set up an appointment with your subject librarian.

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Stephen Zweibel is Digital Scholarship Librarian at The Graduate Center.