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  • Library Closed February 9 Due to Snow

    Due to the severity of the approaching snowstorm, the Graduate Center Library will be closed Thursday, February 9. If you need library help during the closure, please use the chat tool on the library website. Chat is available 24/7, and you’ll always reach an academic […]

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  • Feb 22 & 24 Rommi Smith Performs the Archive

    Rommi Smith, poet, playwright, performer, and the first British Parliamentary Writer in Residence, comes to the Graduate Center February 22 to present a stunning lecture-performance animated by her archival exploration of the lives of women jazz and blues musicians. A John Barnard Scholar at The University of Leeds, UK, […]

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

    The Washington Post allows for free access to its website to everyone who has a .edu email account. That includes students, faculty and staff of the Graduate Center! From the Washington Post Help Pages: How do I activate my .edu free subscription? 1. Go to […]

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  • Asst. Prof. Roxanne Shirazi, Dissertation Research Librarian

    Roxanne Shirazi is a familiar face at the Graduate Center Library, but this spring we welcome her to a full-time Assistant Professor tenure track position. Prof. Shirazi will coordinate the library’s archiving and distribution of electronic theses and dissertations (known in the trade as ETDs), as well as […]

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  • February Workshops At the Graduate Center Library

    We invite you to join us at the library for our upcoming workshops and events. Click the links below to RSVP. Intro to Zotero for Citation Management Tuesday, February 7th, 6:30PM Tuesday, February 14th, 1PM Join us for a hands-on introduction to managing citations with […]

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  • Library Services Planned Outage on January 16th

    Due to IT maintenance, the Graduate Center Library’s website and blog (including this post!) will not be available intermittently on January 16th, MLK Day. During this time please instead use the library backup site, gclibrarybackup.org. This gives you access to the classic catalog, OneSearch, ILL, […]

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  • Diversity Panels vs. Diversity on Panels

    In spring 2016 I attended my first library conference, LACUNY Institute 2016. The theme was Race Matters: Libraries, Racism, and Antiracism. For a first-time conference attendee it was an ideal event. Diversity, in librarianship and in general, is something that I feel passionate about. As […]

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  • Keeping Your ILL Request Histories Private

    Last year, we “decoupled” library user names from ILL requests, keeping only the last three years of requests in case people needed to consult them. Once again, in order to keep your ILL request information as private as possible, this January we will be delinking […]

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  • A Holiday Gift from Art History Teaching Resources

    Earlier in 2016, our friends at Art History Teaching Resources (AHTR), a robust and respected open educational resource initially created by Graduate Center students, founded Art History Pedagogy and Practice (AHPP), an open access journal dedicated to the scholarship of teaching and learning in art […]

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  • e-resource summary

    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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