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Buy Amazon and Give to the Library (@ no cost to you!)

Use this link to buy on Amazon, and Amazon donates 5% of your purchase price to the Graduate Center Library at no extra cost to you. All Amazon receipts buy Grad Center library books and periodicals we could not otherwise acquire.

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Reminder: Download and Backup ERes documents now

In preparation for retirement of Docutek, the library’s legacy ERes system, the library reminds current and former Grad Center instructors to download and backup all archived ERes documents by June 30th. Beginning with Spring 2012 courses, the Grad Center library points faculty to the robust reserve features in Blackboard for linking to required reading including . . . → Read More: Reminder: Download and Backup ERes documents now

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

In observance of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday, the library will be closed Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th, but will be open on Saturday, the 26th and Sunday the 27th.

New Oxford Bibliographies

Oxford Bibliographies Online has added bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies, Islamic Studies, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Music, and Sociology. Each subject includes bibliographies in approximately fifty more specific categories. These bibliographies join those in Atlantic History, Biblical Studies, Buddhism, Classics, Hinduism, International Relations, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Public Health, Renaissance and Reformation, Social Work, and . . . → Read More: New Oxford Bibliographies

Bookscanner Service Restored

God news! Bookscanner service is restored. The vendor has replaced the touchscreen with an updated unit.

Library Toolbar Updated

The library toolbar which allows for easy searching and automatic generation of Find it! buttons, when source pages are OpenURL enabled, has been updated for Firefox 8. Read about it and get it here.

Spring 2012 Library Reserves to Blackboard

The Graduate Center Library will discontinue use of ERes software and cease library scanning/uploading services for spring 2012 courses. Exam reading lists will be available on ERes through February 2012. As announced last spring, Grad Center instructors must back-up or download their own files from ERes before it completely disappears on June 30, 2012. While . . . → Read More: Spring 2012 Library Reserves to Blackboard

Downloading E-books to E-Readers

Two of the vendors from whom the Graduate Center licenses electronic books have made downloading to mobile devices possible. Downloading books from the EBSCO eBook Collection requires creating a free My EBSCOhost account. (Click the Sign In button at the top of the search screen.) See EBSCO’s list of available devices and additional instructions.

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Submit your manuscript to SAGE Open—an open-access publication of peer-reviewed, original research and review articles, spanning the full spectrum of the social and behavioral sciences and the humanities.

Submit your manuscript through SAGE Track, SAGE’s web-based peer review and submission system, powered by ScholarOne Manuscripts™, and remember, submitting your manuscript is free.

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