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  • Now Open: The Library Lounge

    The Graduate Center Mina Rees Library staff are pleased to bring you a new space for conversation, collaboration, and group study: the Library Lounge. The Lounge is on the library 2nd floor in room 2300, right behind the printing area. The Library Lounge will be […]

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  • Zines: a DIY + Scholarly Exploration

    Zines! For many people, they bring to mind an image of an oblong, photocopied little booklet – possibly handwritten, probably not spell-checked, and potentially stuffed with collages and unusual images of all kinds. Could these humble, self-published creations be a source of scholarly inquiry? Indeed, […]

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  • Keeping Your ILL Request Histories Private

    In June 2017, we will be “delinking” your names from your ILL request histories again, leaving only requests from 2017-present (or older requests if they are not yet completed). We first did this in January 2016 and again in January 2017. This time we are […]

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  • Library Closed March 14 Due to Snow

    Due to the severity of the approaching snowstorm, the Graduate Center Library will be closed Tuesday, March 14. 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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  • Database Highlight: Kanopy, the Video Streaming Service

    This spring we will be highlighting in a series of occasional posts some useful library resources that might be flying under your radar.  We begin with Kanopy, the subscription streaming video service that includes more than 26,000 feature films, documentaries, and instructional videos from distributors […]

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  • Visiting Scholar Laurent Pérat

    We welcome Laurent Pérat, a visiting scholar at the Graduate Center Library February – April, 2017. Laurent is in the midst of his course of study at ENSSIB, in Lyon, France. While librarians in the US obtain master’s degrees in library and/or information science, Laurent will […]

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  • Library System Downtime on Saturday 2/25

    On Saturday, February 25, between the hours of 9 AM and 7 PM, the CUNY Office of Computing & Information Services will be performing system-wide maintenance on its network. During this time, all centrally-hosted CUNY library services — including the CUNY library catalog and the […]

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  • March 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 Wednesday, March 8th, 6:30pm-8:30 PM Wednesday, March 29th, 1:00-3:00 PM Join us for a hands-on introduction to managing […]

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  • Announcing…GC Library Spring 2017 Visual Display Awardee!

    The Graduate Center Library Spring 2017 Visual Display Award has been granted to the Louis Armstrong House Museum Writers-in-Residence Program. THE RESIDENCY Louis Armstrong House Museum Writers-in-Residence program, started in 2008, offers MFA candidates a three-month residency to explore new ways of creating work within a […]

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    Call for Participants: Collaborative Research Seminar on Archives and Special Collections

    The Collaborative Research Seminar on Archives and Special Collections is a two-part seminar for graduate students, faculty, and staff at The Graduate Center, hosted in concert with the Graduate Center Library and The New York Public Library. Through discussions, presentations, and hands-on archival work, we will […]

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