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  • Database Highlight: Book Review Digest Plus

    In this post we feature Book Review Digest Plus, a valuable source for finding book reviews on virtually every subject.  The database contains more than 900,000 full text book reviews and more than two million citations to book reviews drawn from thousands of indexed newspapers, […]

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  • Seats Still Open! May 2 @ 6:30: Your Google Scholar Profile (Why, How, Etc.)

    You’re probably familiar with using Google Scholar to search for scholarly literature. But did you know Google Scholar also includes researcher profiles, which researchers themselves can edit and enhance? Come learn how to claim your researcher profile, make your entries as correct and complete as […]

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  • Spotlight on: Chat with a Librarian

    You may have noticed a friendly green icon on the right of the library’s homepage, with the inviting words: “Chat with a librarian.” When you click this icon, a pop-up window will instantly appear, and – at any time of day or night – a […]

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  • Improved CUNY Book Renewal Policies for Doctoral Students

    Have you ever been confused or frustrated by an inability to renew a CUNY book? Ever wondered why you could renew some CUNY books but not others? At CUNY, initial circulation periods are standardized — 8 weeks for PhD students and faculty, 6 weeks for […]

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  • Library Closed, Sunday, April 16th

    In observance of Easter, the Graduate Center Library will be closed Sunday, April 16th. If you need library help, please use the chat tool on the library website. Chat is available 24/7, and you’ll always reach an academic librarian.

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  • Get to Know the Web of Science Database (Upcoming Workshop!)

    You may not know this, but the Graduate Center Library provides access to a powerful resource which enables you to both delve into published literature and monitor new developments in your field. This resource is called Web of Science, and it offers a number of features […]

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  • Database Highlight: Cochrane Library

    In this post we highlight the Cochrane Library, a collection of databases containing high quality health care information for researchers, health care professionals, patients, and funders. Cochrane is known for its authoritative systematic reviews.  These attempt to “identify, appraise and synthesize all the empirical evidence […]

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  • Library Systems Downtime, Monday 4/10

    On Monday, April 10, 2017, between 9 AM and 2 PM, there will be scheduled maintenance of CUNY’s centrally hosted library systems (specifically, the CUNY libraries catalog and SFX, which powers the “Find It!” buttons and the full-text availability information in OneSearch). During this time, […]

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  • Help Us Help You: Take the Master’s Student Experience Survey

    Master’s students, help us help you! By now you should have received an email inviting you to complete the GC’s Master’s Student Experience Survey. One of the best ways to let the GC know how well we’re meeting your needs, and where we should focus our attentions, is to […]

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    Grant Opportunity for Open Educational Resources

    Graduate Center students who teach courses at other CUNY campuses, along with the faculty based at those campuses, may be interested in this $2000 grant opportunity, open to the CUNY community only, to open up a course — transforming it from a course that relies […]

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