Humanities International Complete

The Graduate Center has a trial through November 30 to Humanities International Complete, offering the full text of 670 humanities journals. Included is all of The Paris Review from 1953 to the present. This journal is not available electronically from any other source.

New Electronic Reserves Location

The URL of our electronic reserves service, ERes, has changed. It has moved from to Please update your bookmarks. You will still use the same password information to access the system. Off-campus users who may have experienced problems accessing the site due to firewall issues should no longer be blocked from accessing ERes. . . . → Read More: New Electronic Reserves Location

Library Web Services Down 9/28 A.M.

Mina Rees Library web services will be down on Friday, September 28th from 8:00 – 9:00 to allow for a server upgrade. Services that will be out are:

Library Website Library Databases Remote Access to Library Databases (EZProxy) Interlibrary Loan Electronic Reserves

Thanks for your patience during this update.

New Library Website

The library has redesigned our website. We hope that the new site will better serve you. We are eager to recieve feedback from users so please send us any comments, observations, or other ideas you may have about the new site. You can send these to Kevin Reiss, the library webmaster, at

College Assistant Position Available

Position Filled

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists Dissertation Assistant with packing and shipping printed copies of dissertations and distribution of bound copies. Assists Circulation manager with CLICS & copier service Assists Chief Librarian and Systems Librarian with special projects as needed including web page updates, collection management and records maintenance General office work including filing, sorting . . . → Read More: College Assistant Position Available

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online

CUNY has a trial through October 31 to Oxford Language Dictionaries Online. Drawn from Oxford University Press’s bilingual dictionaries, the database offers millions of words, phrases, and translations in French, German, Italian, and Spanish.

Scopus Demo … and free coffee and cookies


Drop by the library on Tuesday, Sept 25th, between 2 and 5 PM to learn about Scopus and enjoy free cookies and coffee. Scopus is a dynamic abstract and citation database that indexes 15,000 international peer-reviewed journals in the social sciences, sciences, and medicine from 1996 to the present. Stop . . . → Read More: Scopus Demo … and free coffee and cookies

Avery and BHA

As of September 17, the Graduate Center subscribes to Avery Index and Bibliography of the History of Art. The Avery Index includes 589,000 citations from 2,800 international journals from 1741 to the present. Topics covered include architecture, archaeology, historic preservation, interior design, urban design, and urban planning. BHA includes over 650,000 bibiographic records from over . . . → Read More: Avery and BHA

Eighteenth-Century Reading Room Guest Speaker Series Event

The Eighteenth-Century Reading Room, located in room C196.05 on the Concourse level of the Mina Rees Library of the CUNY Graduate Center, is proud to present a talk entitled “Jewish Biblical Interpretation in the Wake of Enlightenment: Moses Mendelssohn, Judah Ben-Ze’ev, and the Rhetoric of Religion” given by Dr. David Richter (CUNY Graduate Center and . . . → Read More: Eighteenth-Century Reading Room Guest Speaker Series Event

New Database Trials

The Graduate Center is enjoying trial access to several databases. Please notify Michael Adams of your reactions to these trials.