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

Saturday’s Website Outage

Due to an internal network outage, the library website and proxy service were down for several hours on Saturday, May 5th. We apologize for the inconvenience.

World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean Trial

All of CUNY has a trial through June 2 to World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean, a collection of primary documents, maps, statistics, audio, and video dealing with Latin America and the Caribbean.

World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean Trial

All of CUNY has a trial through June 2 to World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean, a collection of primary documents, maps, statistics, audio, and video dealing with Latin America and the Caribbean.

Statistical Insight

As of May 3 the Graduate Center subscribes to Statistical Insight, providing demographic and other statistical information from more than 200 federal agencies, 50 state governments, 100 international intergovernmental organizations, and 500 private and academic sources. Search results can be sorted by source, region, country, state, county, city, or general subject.

Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection Trial

All of CUNY has a trial through May 30 to Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection, a digital collection of historical content pertaining to U.S. Hispanic history, literature, political commentary, and culture.

OpinionArchives Trial

All of CUNY has a trial through May 30 to OpinionArchives, offering the content of such magazines as American Spectator, Commentary, Commonweal, Dissent, Harper’s, Nation, National Review, New Leader, New Republic, New Yorker, Progressive, Washington Monthly, and Weekly Standard from their first issues to the present.

NYPL MaRLI project Extended

The MaRLI pilot program has been extended through at least September 2012. All students with MaRLI cards will not have to renew them as long as the pilot runs. CUNY graduate students and faculty may apply with the New York Public Library for borrowing privileges for selected items from NYPL Research libraries, Columbia University, and . . . → Read More: NYPL MaRLI project Extended

New Bookscanner

Due to overwhelming demand, the library is happy to announce the deployment of a new bookscanner. The bookscanner’s software was designed by the Academic Technology Department at Brooklyn College and was designed for easy use. The new scanner is located near the other bookscanners at the southwestern (34th and 5th) corner of the library on . . . → Read More: New Bookscanner

GC Library’s Open Access Statement

The CUNY Graduate Center Mina Rees Library faculty and staff are committed to disseminating research and scholarship as widely as possible. We believe that open access to scholarship is critical for scholarly communication and for the future of libraries, and that it is central to CUNY’s mission of public education. We recognize the added value . . . → Read More: GC Library’s Open Access Statement