BOOK SALE !!

Get ready for our Big Book Sale, on Tuesday November 7th, from 10 to 4 on the first floor of the library. We have beautiful art and photography books, as well a hundreds of hardcover and paperback titles, both scholarly and general. Books will range in price from .25 up to $15.00.

Come early for . . . → Read More: BOOK SALE !!

Oxford Digital Reference Shelf

CUNY has a new trial through December 3 to the following Oxford University Press reference works. There are 17 Oxford titles available under this program.

Open Worldcat

Open Worldcat is a new web service that enables you to search the holdings of thousands of libraries at once. It searches the same index as our Worldcat Subscription database but provides an easy to use interface. The holdings of most major research and academic libraries are including in both Open Worldcat and subscription Worldcat. . . . → Read More: Open Worldcat

Improved Remote Access

The library is happy to offer a new service that simplifies the remote access process to library electronic resources for the Graduate Center Community, the Graduate Center Library Proxy Server. Graduate Center Faculty, Students, and Staff can now get off-campus access to almost all of our library electronic resources using their Graduate Center Computer Account . . . → Read More: Improved Remote Access

18th-Century Reading Room CUNY-Wide Essay Competition

The 2007 18th-Century Reading Room annual essay competition is open to all undergraduate and masters level students attending any of the CUNY colleges.

FIRST PRIZE $500

SECOND PRIZE $300

THIRD PRIZE $200

 

Essays will be judged by the following criteria:

Research centering on at least two resources housed . . . → Read More: 18th-Century Reading Room CUNY-Wide Essay Competition

Inter Campus Book Delivery CLICS

We are pleased to offer a inter-campus book delivery service for the CUNY library system this semester. It is called “CLICS”, CUNY Libraries Intercampus Services. You can now request a book from another CUNY library to be delivered to your library for pickup. Please consult our CLICS guide for instruction on how to use the . . . → Read More: Inter Campus Book Delivery CLICS

Upcoming 18th-Century Reading Room Events

The 18ht-Century Reading Room will be hosting two informal talks in October as part of our Guest Speaker Series. The talks begin at 2:00 PM in the 18th-Century Reading Room, in room C196.05 on the Concourse level of the Mina Rees Library.

Friday, October 20, 2006 — David Kazanjian (UPenn) — “‘When they come here . . . → Read More: Upcoming 18th-Century Reading Room Events

Upcoming Endote Workshops

In the upcoming weeks several Librarians are conducting an introduction to the Endnote citation manager software for GC Students and Faculty. See our library workshops page for further details on these workshops and others.

Upcoming Endnote Dates and Times:

Wednesday, October 18, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Room C196.03, Concourse Level, Library Friday, November 10, . . . → Read More: Upcoming Endote Workshops

Endnote X Now Available

The latest version of Endnote for the Macintosh platform is available for download on the library website. You must use your Graduate Center usename and password to access the download. The file is available from the library endnote webpage. If you have been using an earlier version of endnote on a mac make sure to . . . → Read More: Endnote X Now Available

Ask a Librarian Service

The library provides a “Ask a Librarian” online reference that allows patrons to contact a reference librarian via a real-time chat session during library reference hours. Patrons can email reference librarians at all other times.