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  • Register now! Symposium on Friday, April 24th

    We’re thrilled to announce that the upcoming 2020 Symposium, Towards an Open Future, will be held virtually. Registration is free: sign up here, and feel free to share widely! ***Save the date: Friday, April 24th – 1:00pm to 4:30pm (EST)***  Event Summary:  In recent years, […]

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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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  • Online for April: Workshops

    The world has become very different in the last few weeks. It promises to be different for quite a while to come. But teaching and writing continues, and the library is still doing business — lots of business. In addition to the online services we’re […]

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    Online Library Services Roundup

    You probably know that the Graduate Center library provides access to many databases (hundreds!), e-journals (tens of thousands!!), and e-books (hundreds of thousands!!!), and they can all be accessed off campus. And you probably know that, in addition to all those online resources, the library […]

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  • Online Library Workshops

    Have webcam, will teach! Learning and thinking goes on despite social distancing and closed public spaces. We’re simply moving our f2f workshops onto the web. Coming up soon: Monday, March 23, 2pm Basic Research, Online Edition: Using the Library’s Virtual Resources If you’ve been putting […]

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  • UPDATE: The Library Is Open Online!

    The Graduate Center’s Mina Rees Library is open online! While the physical library space is not currently accessible, we continue to provide access to many library resources and services through the library website. All library databases, e-journals, and e-books are available remotely. Interlibrary loan is still available for journal articles and book […]

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  • UPDATE: Library Offers Remote Services Until Further Notice

    The Graduate Center’s Mina Rees Library will be CLOSED Monday, March 16, until further notice.  Over the weekend, library administration was notified of a potential COVID-19 case among the staff. The individual, who is awaiting test results, was last at the library on March 12 […]

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  • Library Coronavirus Response: March 13 Updates

    The Graduate Center’s Mina Rees Library continues to adjust policies and services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Updates appear first on the @cunyGClibrary Twitter account and then here on the library blog. (Information on the library website and research guides will likely lag. A […]

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  • Coronavirus Update from the Library

    Along with the rest of the Graduate Center, the Mina Rees Library is preparing and planning for coronavirus-related disruptions. Plans are constantly evolving, but we want to share what we know at this point: Things To Do ASAP: Make sure you can log into all […]

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  • CUNY 2020 Construction Update

    Construction on the CUNY 2020 Center for Digital Scholarship and Data Visualization project has begun. Contractors will be closing off the concourse level of the library by erecting barriers to contain dust and noise. The bathrooms on the C-level will be closed. Patrons should use […]

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