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    Exploring the New York Public Library

    As we dive into the Fall semester, it’s a good time to review a few of the resources available to us in New York City. Let’s take a closer look at one nearby location – the New York Public Library (NYPL). NYPL is the largest […]

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  • Fall Workshops in the Library

    The new semester is here, and it’s time for the librarians to drop some knowledge. Come learn about library resources, library tools, and what the library can do for you. Click on the name of the workshop you’re interested in (or scroll on down) for […]

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  • Spotlight on: Bibliographies

    If you’ve ever found yourself slogging through screen after screen of keyword search results wondering whether there might be a more efficient way to launch a research project, consider giving subject bibliographies a try. At their most basic, bibliographies are compilations of sources on a […]

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  • Spotlight on: Comics Research

    New York City is rich with possibilities for those researching (or creating) comics, graphic novels, and other types of sequential art. Let’s take a closer look! Research in New York City The New York Public Library (NYPL) has an extensive and expanding collection of graphic […]

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  • Now Hiring: College Assistant, Interlibrary Loan

    Interested in working at the GC Library?  We currently have an opening for a College Assistant to work in the Interlibrary Loan department.  We’re a busy and collaborative unit that provides a core service at the Library, facilitating access to a wide variety of materials (physical […]

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  • A Green Library on the Emerald Isle

    The highlight of the busman’s holiday portion of my recent trip to Ireland was a stop at the greenest, most sustainability-conscious library I’ve ever encountered, the Boole Library at University College Cork. The library is named for George Boole (1815-1864), humanitarian, mathematical genius, and inventor […]

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  • Spotlight on: Historical Newspapers

    If you’re interested in a deeper dive through the history of New York City (and beyond!), newspaper coverage might be the way to go. The Graduate Center has access to twenty-four databases that provide contemporary and historical newspaper coverage from around the world: several of […]

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    Now Hiring: Science Resources Librarian

    Now Hiring: Science Resources Librarian (Instructor, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor – Tenure track) Closing Date: September 7, 2018 The Graduate Center Library seeks a Science Resources Librarian. We invite applications from inquisitive and critical librarians with backgrounds in the sciences who are eager to […]

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  • Change Comes to Paying Fines

    Now that the Graduate Center has switched from Banner to CUNYFirst, we’ll see some changes in the library. One of these changes is the new fine payment system that’s being introduced by CUNY. How will this change affect you? The Circulation Desk will no longer […]

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  • Ground Floor Library Work Summer 2018

    Part of the ground floor of the Mina Rees Library — specifically, the space running along our Fifth Avenue and 34th Street frontage — will be under construction over the summer as we develop more flexible use of the space, explore new flooring possibilities, and […]

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