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  • Library Closed 9/4

    In observance of Labor Day, the Graduate Center Library will be closed Monday, September 4th. 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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    NYPL Mid-Manhattan Temporary Circulating Space

    The New York Public Library issued an announcement today to patrons of its Mid-Manhattan Branch, which is undergoing a major renovation: While Mid-Manhattan Library is closed for a much-needed renovation, The New York Public Library is accommodating patrons by opening a temporary circulating space across […]

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  • Early Research Initiative Conference (this Friday)

    The Doctoral Student Experience Survey (DSES) and Master’s Student Experience Survey (MSES) is conducted in alternating years to assess student experience and satisfaction with the Graduate Center. The surveys’ primary purpose is to inform administrative and academic decisions at the Graduate Center, as well as […]

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  • A peek into Primary Source: On Special Collections, Archives, and Libraries

    The first weeks of fall often feel like a transitory time in which both the long days of summer and the bustle of the semester ahead call to us at once. This week, collaborators in the Primary Source Working Group are caught in both the past […]

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  • Buy Books on Amazon, Support the GC Library

    Will you buy books this term on If you do, you can also support the Graduate Center Library by using a special link. For every purchase made using the GC Library’s Amazon link, you fund the Library for between 4% and 8.5% of the purchase price, with […]

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  • Upcoming Fall 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, August 30th, 6:30pm-8:00pm Wednesday, Sept 6th, 1:00pm-2:30pm Wednesday, Sept 27th, 6:30pm-8:00pm Room C196.05 The Graduate Center Library […]

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    Welcome (and Welcome Back) to the GC Library!

    We at the Graduate Center Library extend a warm welcome (or welcome back) to all new (or returning) students, faculty, and staff! Whether you are a new face or an old acquaintance, please take a moment to review these updates and reminders: New OneSearch Interface: […]

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    Summer spotlight: ArchiveGrid

    If your summer travels will take you places, perhaps include an archive in your visit! And if you do, definitely take a look at the extremely useful research tool, ArchiveGrid. On the site’s homepage, there’s an easily navigable map letting you know which local archives […]

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    August 4th Installation of Elgin Marble Casts

    We are thrilled to announce that on Friday, August 4, casts of the Frieze of the Parthenon, often referred to as the Elgin Marbles, will be installed in the Graduate Center lobby and Mina Rees Library. The casts, which were made in 1830s, were a […]

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  • Writing Next: Next Gen PhD Seminar on August 9

    Graduate Center students interested in scholarly communication beyond scholarly venues may be interested in attending this two-hour workshop made possible by the GC’s NEH-funded Project “The New PhD: A Renaissance of Public Engagement.” Students from all disciplines are welcome to attend, but the session’s focus […]

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