2nd floor KIC scanner moved

The Kic Bookeye Scanner on the library 2nd floor has been moved to the southeast 2nd floor middle section, near the microforms. Too much sunlight on the scanner in its previous location required frequent re-calibration.

CUNY Overdue Fines to $.25/day

The CUNY Board of Trustees has raised library fines to $0.25/day with the beginning of the Fall 2013 term. Overdue reserve fines increase to $5.00-$15.00/hour depending on the kind of material. See the GC Library Loans and Fines chart.

CUNY Catalog Down Aug 16-17 11pm – 8am

Because of maintenance, the CUNY Catalog will be unavailable from 11pm on Friday, August 16 until 8am on Saturday, August 17. You will not be able to search for, renew, or request items during this time.

To determine if a book is held by a CUNY library, use WorldCat. Select the WorldCat record for a . . . → Read More: CUNY Catalog Down Aug 16-17 11pm – 8am

ILL Supervisor Position Opening

The Graduate Center is hiring an Interlibrary Loan Supervisor (see full description on GC HR site)!

Interlibrary Loan Supervisor (Library Specialist)Higher Education AssistantMina Rees Library, The Graduate CenterClosing Date: August 26, 2013

Under the direction of the Head of Library Resource Sharing, manages office staff and workflow for Interlibrary Loan (ILL), an efficient and popular . . . → Read More: ILL Supervisor Position Opening

Adjunct Reference Librarian Opening

The Mina Rees Library seeks an Adjunct Reference Librarian to work up to 12 hours/week starting August 26, 2013. The position will continue through January 24, 2014 and total 225 hours. Hours will mostly be 4–8 p.m. (some flexibility) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and/or Thursday.

Primary responsibilities include online and in-person reference service, one-on-one . . . → Read More: Adjunct Reference Librarian Opening

CUNY Catalog unavailable Monday, August 5th

Because of maintenance, the CUNY Catalog will be unavailable on Monday, August 5, from 8 am until 3 pm. You will not be able to search for, renew, or request items during this time.

To determine if a book is held by a CUNY library, use WorldCat. Select the WorldCat record for a title and . . . → Read More: CUNY Catalog unavailable Monday, August 5th

Labor Day Weekend: Open Saturday; Closed Sunday & Monday

The Mina Rees Library will be open 10 – 8 regular hours Labor Day Saturday, September 1. The Library will close all day Sunday, September 2 and Monday, September 3. See more Library Hours info.

Access to Education Resources

The Education Resources Information Center has restricted the availability of most ERIC documents because of privacy concerns. Many of these documents are expected to become available later this year. EBSCO has lost rights to the text of many of the journals in Education Resource Complete, although the Mina Rees Library’s journals links still indicate these . . . → Read More: Access to Education Resources

Reference Desk Moved to 2nd floor

The reference desk moved to the library 2nd floor, just in front of the elevators, and near the IT Help Desk.

Friday August 31: last chance for ERes legacy course reserve files

If you still haven’t copied or downloaded your old ERes course reserve files, you have one last chance to do it by close of business Friday, August 31. Email the library reserve staff for assistance by Thursday, August 30. After Friday, August 31 the server will be reconfigured, and all remaining files will be lost. . . . → Read More: Friday August 31: last chance for ERes legacy course reserve files