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  • Library is OPEN on Weekends during Intersession

    Between the winter intersession (Dec. 22–Jan. 24) and the holidays, the library’s hours will be truncated. If you are on your way in for some quiet study time, make sure the doors will be open when you get here! The library will be closed—completely dark, […]

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  • Upcoming Downtime

    Between the winter intersession (Dec. 22–Jan. 24) and the holidays, the library’s hours will be truncated in the next few weeks. If you are on your way in for some quiet study time, make sure the doors will be open when you get here! The […]

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  • Relax at the Library, Courtesy of the DSC

    The rest of the world may be buying presents and enjoying egg nog, but for students and teachers, these are the dog days. To help us all mellow out a little, the Doctoral Students’ Council is sponsoring Finals Relief Stations in the library on Tuesday, […]

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  • Now Hiring: Adjunct Reference Librarian

    New, seasoned, or retired, librarians far and wide, apply to join our engaged and interconnected web of researchers, scholars, and professional librarians at the Graduate Center! The Graduate Center Library seeks an Adjunct Reference Librarian to work about 12 – 15 hours/week beginning in the Spring 2019 semester. Hours are flexible, […]

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  • Open Pedagogy Fellowships – GC Doctoral Students Apply Now!

    The Graduate Center Library: Deadline to submit: Monday, December 17th, 2018, midnight Open Pedagogy Fellowships The Library seeks applications for up to ten Open Pedagogy Fellows for the Spring 2019 semester, each carrying a $2500 stipend. The Fellowship experience will enhance participants’ understanding of open […]

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    The Impact of OER

    As the impact of Open Educational Resources (OER) has started to be felt across higher education (with federal funding, various statewide initiatives, and increasing use) new questions begin to arise. One question is how the spreading interest in free materials will shape the future of […]

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    When Is a “Journal” Not Really a Journal?

    Have you heard about “predatory” journals, also known as fake journals, sham journals, scam journals, and pseudo-journals? Are you wondering what their tactics are and how to avoid them? Read on!* What are they? Fake journals are shady for-profit publishing operations that solicit manuscripts for inclusion in journal-like […]

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  • Saving Your Interlibrary Loan Requests: ILL and Library User Privacy

    Twice a year, in January and in the summer, we “delink” completed interlibrary loan requests from library usernames. This means that your ILL account will only show your ILL requests from the last 6 months, if they are finished. While your ILL account can sometimes […]

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  • Closing Time: November 22 and 23

    The library will be closed on Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23, as the country celebrates Thanksgiving. We hope you will all have entertaining options for your free time and won’t miss your library (much). If you aren’t a fan of turkey or American […]

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  • Exploring Open Education

    Over the past 30 years, the concept of open education has developed alongside technological advances, and gained significant worldwide attention. Funding has been allocated on both the state and federal levels to support open access and open data projects: CUNY and SUNY were recently awarded […]

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