new york public library Archive

  • Redux: NYC Book Donation Centers

    This blog is an update of one that was published 10 years ago and, over time, the information became dated. This information is current as of September 15, 2023. In some cases, you can sell your books for money. The following are only some of […]

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    NYPL’s New Shared Collection Catalog

    The New York Public Library’s new shared collection catalog is live with a new user-friendly interface. Use it to explore NYPL’s collection as well as the holdings shared by NYPL, Columbia, and Princeton in the ReCAP storage facility. Requests for items in the shared catalog […]

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  • Collaborative Research Seminar

    Call for Participants: Fall 2017 Collaborative Research Seminar on Archives and Special Collections

    The Graduate Center Library and the New York Public Library are proud to once again welcome applications for the second iteration of our Collaborative Research Seminar on Archives and Special Collections. Open to graduate-level students, faculty, and staff at CUNY by application by September 19, 2017. Through discussions, […]

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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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  • From Map Sheets to Minecraft, May 8 @ 2pm

    The Friends of the Graduate Center Mina Rees Library present: From Map Sheets to Minecraft: Understanding the Lifecycle of Digital Collections Thursday, May 8, 2014 @ 2 p.m. Graduate Center Skylight Room (9th Floor) Free & Open to the Public RSVP to Jim Cronin […]

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  • Cuomo: Restore $2M NYPL – CUNY Library Funding

    Governor Cuomo’s 2014-2015 budget proposal cuts $4M library funding for New York State, a 4.7% cut from last year’s enacted budget. Cuts to NYPL-CUNY Library Funding directly impact CUNY graduate students and faculty. State funding for NYPL on behalf of CUNY has declined 17% since 2007, even while CUNY […]

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  • Spring (mostly) Library Workshops

    Spring 2014 Graduate Center Library workshops cover a variety of strategies, tools, and methods in sessions co-hosted by OpenCUNY,  NYPL, LACUNY, and JustPublics@365. Additional events listed here include GC Digital Fellows workshops. Check the library calendar and GC Digital Fellows workshops for additions; email with questions. RSVP for location. […]

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  • NYPL at the Graduate Center

    Meet the Curators: An Introduction to NYPL’s Research Collections & Services took place on Sept. 16, 2013. Librarians and curators from New York Public Library’s research libraries (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building Humanities and Social Sciences Library , Library for the Performing Arts, and the Schomburg […]

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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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