GC Library Archive

  • CUNY Legacy Dissertations & Capstones

    The Graduate Center Library is pleased to offer the CUNY community a new collection: CUNY GC Legacy (Retrospective) Dissertations, 1965-2014. This database is open for use by any current CUNY Library user on any CUNY campus, and it requires authentication with a CUNY library barcode number. The […]

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  • Reuse | Re-Read: GC Library & Book Donations

    What do you do when you have to downsize your personal book collection? Most GC faculty think first about giving books to the GC Library. GC faculty, in the GC’s early years, donated books that provided the Library’s foundation. Now that the collection has filled its space and the […]

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  • Happy New Year & Library Space Changes

    The GC Library presents sunshine and new spaces for the new year as we brace ourselves for the cold and catch up on projects during the Winter Intersession. Graduate Center Library spaces will soon change. Printing will be centralized in the circular area in front of the 2nd floor rest rooms. This will […]

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  • Long Tails and Low Humidity: ReCAP Research Collections and Preservation Consortium

    Research libraries embrace two primary missions: to preserve the world’s intellectual culture, and to distribute it as widely as possible. ReCAP, the state-of-the-art book storage facility in Princeton, is central to both these missions. ReCAP began in 1999 as a collaboration among Columbia University Libraries, Princeton University, and New York […]

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  • Map of the state of New York compiled from the latest authorities NYPL Maps

    NYPL Labs & Copyright @ GC

    Ben Vershbow of NYPL Labs and Greg Cram, NYPL Associate Director of Copyright and Information Policy, joined us at the GC May 8 for the annual Friends of the Library event. Follow the Storify recap or watch online, From Map Sheets to Minecraft: Understanding the Lifecycle […]

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  • Graduates Lose Off-Site Access to Library Databases

    We regret that the CUNY-mandated email and network account changes have interrupted graduates’ off-campus access to GC Library resources. Newly differentiated alumni network accounts now preclude all GC alums, not only those with lapsed GC accounts, from getting to licensed databases from off campus. Publishers […]

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    Save the NYPL?

      The NYPL Central Library Plan (CLP) proposes an extensive renovation and improved support for NYPL’s scholarly users and lay readers, including all variety of CUNY affiliates. The plan’s expanded study spaces, extended library hours, increased materials and personnel budgets all reflect NYPL’s intention to intensify […]

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  • NYPL < — > CUNY GC Library

    The development of a permanent rapprochement between the Graduate School and the New York Public Library — with a long-range commitment of public funds under an agreement that would permit the university’s cooperation in the development of those NYPL policies that affect its research collections […]

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