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    Unpaywall and Open Access Button: Browser Extensions for Fast Access

    How often have you run across a paywalled journal article and, despite knowing that you have options for finding the article, shrugged and decided not to pursue it? Whether you’re a student or a faculty member, a humanist or a scientist, a first-year student or a […]

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  • Breaking Open: Open Pedagogy as Intentional Interruption

    Below is the thirteenth in a series of posts by participants in the 2019 Open Pedagogy Fellowship. Fellows will share insight to the process of converting a syllabus to open or zero-cost resources, and/or review a workshop from the Open Educational Resources (OER) Bootcamp held […]

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  • July Delinking Is Upon Us: Data from ILL Records Will Be Erased

    At the Graduate Center Library, we do a periodic delinking of finished ILL requests so that we can keep information about library requests private. This means we detach records of requests from the usernames of the requesters in our database. We’ll have statistics, but we (and […]

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  • Finding Fulltext when Google Scholar is Down

    The Graduate Center version of Google Scholar is experiencing temporary difficulties; please try the library’s other online resources to find fulltext for scholarly articles and books: OneSearch Journals A-Z List Databases A-Z List You can find all of these resources on the library homepage, http://library.gc.cuny.edu/. You […]

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  • SHARES Access to Research Libraries

    The Graduate Center Library brings expanded access to university and museum libraries around the region and around the world this summer research season: We are now an OCLC SHARES consortium member. SHARES membership allows entry and on-site use of resources at libraries in New York City and […]

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  • Teaching Dante on the Commons

    Below is the twelfth in a series of posts by participants in the 2019 Open Pedagogy Fellowship. Fellows will share insight to the process of converting a syllabus to open or zero-cost resources, and/or review a workshop from the Open Educational Resources (OER) Bootcamp held […]

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  • Open Pedagogy Symposium TOMORROW!

    Tomorrow, May 3, join us for a discussion of Open with adjunct faculty, library students, GC students, and library faculty as the word pertains to labor, the academy, and colonialization. A few spots remain for the event! Questions of “open” are implicitly tied to deeper […]

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  • OER and the Democratization of Knowledge Production

    Below is the eleventh in a series of posts by participants in the 2019 Open Pedagogy Fellowship. Fellows will share insight to the process of converting a syllabus to open or zero-cost resources, and/or review a workshop from the Open Educational Resources (OER) Bootcamp held […]

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  • Open Resources, Annotated Bibliographies, and the Age of Revolution

    Below is the tenth in a series of posts by participants in the 2019 Open Pedagogy Fellowship. Fellows will share insight to the process of converting a syllabus to open or zero-cost resources, and/or review a workshop from the Open Educational Resources (OER) Bootcamp held […]

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  • Accessing Psychological Tests at The Graduate Center

    A critical skill for graduate psychology students to develop is the ability to locate psychological measurement tools. While numerous commercial websites such as Psychological Assessment Resources (PAR) and Pearson provide high-quality testing instruments, there are a few barriers affecting students. One is high cost, while […]

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