MaRLI: Borrow from NYPL, NYU, Columbia

CUNY faculty and doctoral students are invited to apply for borrowing from the research collections at NYPL, NYU, and Columbia with a program called MaRLI: Manhattan Libraries Research Initiative.

Shawnta Smith,   evening reference librarian

Welcome Shawnta Smith to the CUNY Graduate Center Reference staff! Shawnta works most Monday thru Thursday evenings 5 pm to 8 pm during the Fall 2011 term. Shawnta welcomes reference questions in person and on chat,  and she also works on interlibrary loan requests. Stop by the new 1st floor reference desk to say hello!

Shawnta Smith,   evening reference librarian

Welcome Shawnta Smith to the CUNY Graduate Center Reference staff! Shawnta works most Monday thru Thursday evenings 5 pm to 8 pm during the Fall 2011 term. Shawnta welcomes reference questions in person and on chat,  and she also works on interlibrary loan requests. Stop by the new 1st floor reference desk to say hello!

E-Book Survey

In a continual effort to understand students’ progressing usage of e-books and their e-book needs, ebrary is re-doing their 2008 Global Student E-book Survey, which was created by over 150 librarians.

Interested in participating?

The 2011 Global Student E-book Survey questionnaire is available today here and will remain open through October 7.

Primary Documents Trials

The Graduate Center has trials through October 20 to several electronic resources offering American and British primary documents, periodicals, images, and maps:

Defining Gender,  1450-1910 Eighteenth Century Journals Empire Online Jewish Life in America,  1654-1954 Literary Manuscripts from the Berg Collection Victorian Popular Culture.

New EndNote Available

A new version of EndNote for Windows is available here.

Feel free to contact us if you need instruction using EndNote or any other citation manager.

Make an appointment here.

EBSCO databases iPhone/iPod Touch app

You can now access the 30+ databases EBSCO provides (including Academic Search Complete, CINHAL, PsycInfo, Medline, America: History and Life, RILM) as an app on an iPhone and iPod Touch.

To begin using the EBSCOhost iPhone/iPod Touch application, follow the instructions here.

Questions? Visit http://support.ebsco.com/downloads/iphone_help/ehostapp/toc.html or send an email to support@ebsco.com

Database Trials

The Graduate Center has trials through October 13 to Gale News Vault, which includes the archives of several British newspapers from the seventeenth century to the present, including the Times Literary Supplement and the Financial Times, as well as a collection of nineteenth-century American newspapers, and to the Illustrated London News Historical Archive, including all . . . → Read More: Database Trials

Library Toolbar

Tired of entering URLs?

Download and use the Library Toolbar.

In addition to being able to quickly enter search terms for the CUNY+ catalog, WorldCat or journal titles, the toolbar has the most commonly used quick links as well as the ability to generate Findit! links that provide full-text targets (when available) while on viewing . . . → Read More: Library Toolbar

Bookscanner

If you want to save paper and money, try our the one-touch bookscanner. The scanner is located on the tables between the elevators and the reference desk on the 2nd floor. It has a large flatbed which allows for easy scanning of larger items and allows you to email scans, save them to Google Docs . . . → Read More: Bookscanner