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  • November Knowledge Harvest: Library Workshops

    There’s lots to learn in the library in the coming month. Come let the library staff help you help yourself! Click on a title below to go to the listing with full information, and then click here or use the RSVP buttons to let us […]

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  • New Exhibit: A History of Queer Studies at CUNY

    October is LGBTQ History Month, and The Graduate Center Library is excited to announce the opening of a new library display, “Thousands of Ghostly Sheaves: A History of Queer Studies at CUNY.” Materials selected for the exhibit were drawn from the archives of the Center […]

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  • Exploring NYPL: Research Libraries

    In a previous post, we took a look at some of the resources available at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building of the New York Public Library (NYPL). There are three other research libraries within NYPL, each offering an impressive depth of subject matter and scope. […]

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    Welcome CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies

    The Graduate Center Mina Rees Library welcomes a new constituency: the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU). Formerly the Murphy Institute, founded in 1984, SLU offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs that focus on workers’ rights and representation, and the conditions of employment […]

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    365 Things Launch Event, Oct 16, 6-8pm

    365 Things is the inaugural project of the Object Library, the new installation on the first floor of the Mina Rees Library. Participatory in nature, 365 Things invites all comers to contribute one object, no bigger than their head, to go on public display. Objects will […]

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  • Using HathiTrust for Textual Analysis Workshop

    The Graduate Center Library is pleased to share that the HathiTrust Research Center now provides full access to the all 16.7 million items in the HathiTrust corpus, including items protected by copyright,  for data mining and computational analysis for all HathiTrust partner libraries. Read HathiTrust’s announcement to learn more. To get […]

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    Library Research: Getting (Back) in the Swing of Things

    The semester is zipping by! How is your research going? Whether it’s your first, fifth, or even fifteenth semester at the Graduate Center, you might need a little help getting (back) in the swing of library research: finding the information you need, evaluating the sources you read, […]

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  • Library Closure: Monday, October 8

    The Graduate Center library will be closed on Monday, October 8, for the holiday sometimes celebrated as Columbus Day and more recently, and more palatably, reframed as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. GC afflilates will still be able to access electronic resources from off campus, so you […]

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  • Library Workshops in October

    The librarians at the GC have skills and thrills to share with the graduate community. There will be formal and informal workshops offered in the upcoming month, so don’t miss your chance to fill up your library toolbox. Use the RSVP buttons below the workshop […]

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    Heads Up! Ceiling Work in Library Mon, Oct 1

    There will be some disruption in the library today (Monday, October 1) due to work in the ceiling in the northeast corner of the library (near 35th St. and Madison Ave.). Workers will be using tall ladders to open ceiling tiles, in order to run […]

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