Library Toolbar Updated for Firexfox 5

The popular library toolbar that allows OpenURL resolution (Findit!) from some citation based resources to full-text ones, in addition to an array of popular shortcuts to pages on the library website and the ability to search CUNY+, Journal Titles and WorldCat has been rebuilt for FireFox 5. You can install/download here.

E-Reserves temporarily unavailable on July 8th

Due to routine server maintenance, E-Reserves will be temporarily unavailable on the morning of July 8th.

The library staff is sorry for any inconvenience that this downtime may cause you. Please contact us at ref@gc.cuny.edu or 212-817-7077 if you need some assistance during this blackout. Thank you.

New Reference Desk location

The Mina Rees Library Reference Desk is now located on the 34th street side of the library’s first floor. The Reference Desk phone number is unchanged. [The 2nd floor Reference Desk will become the new home of the IT Help Desk on Friday, June 17th.]

Our Ask-A-Librarian service will be adding a new text reference . . . → Read More: New Reference Desk location

Free E-books: National Academies Press

As of today all PDF versions of books published by the National Academies Press will be downloadable to anyone free of charge, including a current catalog of more than 4,000 books plus future reports produced by the Press. See complete press release for further information.

Free E-books: National Academies Press

As of today all PDF versions of books published by the National Academies Press will be downloadable to anyone free of charge, including a current catalog of more than 4,000 books plus future reports produced by the Press. See complete press release for further information.

GALE databases down 6/4 until noon

Gale will be performing infrastructure maintenance on Saturday, June 4, 2011 from 12:00am EDT to 12:00pm EDT. During this time, all Gale products and services will be unavailable. In addition to the 275 ebooks in the Gale Virtual Library collection, a partial list of Gale databases that are affected includes these resources:

Academic . . . → Read More: GALE databases down 6/4 until noon