Library Catalog up again, July 31; next outtage August 3

The CUNY+ library catalog is once again up and running. Please note: there is another scheduled maintenance from 6 am-noon on Friday, August 3. During that time, search for books using the WorldCat tab located on the library homepage. Please don’t hesitate to contact a reference librarian for assistance: 212.817.7077, email, or chat.

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Library Catalog Unavailable 6 am-noon, 7/31/12

To find books in the Graduate Center collection, use the WorldCat tab on the library homepage. WorldCat can tell you if the Graduate Center owns a book, but will not provide call number information. For assistance finding books please contact a reference librarian at 212.817.7077, via email, or chat. The Reference Desk is located on . . . → Read More: Library Catalog Unavailable 6 am-noon, 7/31/12

ILL Changes

The way that you log in to Inter-Library Loan (ILLiad) has changed. Now you need to use your Graduate Center network username and password to log on.

If you can log on to your GC email, you are ready for the change. If not, please contact the Graduate Center IT Help Desk at 212 . . . → Read More: ILL Changes

Reference Desk Move

The library’s reference desk has moved to the second floor opposite the library elevator. We look forward to assisting you with your research from this location.

Oxford Index

Use Oxford Index to search simultaneously all the Oxford University Press databases to which the Graduate Center subscribes: Oxford Art Online, Oxford Bibliographies Online, Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford Handbooks Online, Oxford Journals Online, Oxford Language Dictionaries Online, Oxford Music Online, Oxford Reference Online, and Oxford Scholarship Online. Because Oxford Index covers all OUP electronic products, . . . → Read More: Oxford Index

Bookscanner Offline

One of our desktop touch screen bookscanners is temporarily unavailable, so allocate more time if planning to scan.

The library apologizes for this inconvenience.


Changes to ILL accounts

Beginning July 23rd, the way that you log in to use interlibrary loan will change. You will use your Graduate Center network username and password to log on. For some accounts, there will be a brief delay before your past ILL transaction history is available. If you need this information urgently, you may contact us . . . → Read More: Changes to ILL accounts

New JSTOR Content

CUNY’s JSTOR subscription now includes the JSTOR Arts & Sciences X collection, bringing the number of journal titles to 1,840. JSTOR X includes such journals as Berkeley Journal of Sociology, Environment and History, Historical Social Research, Information Systems Research, International Journal of Sociology of the Family, Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, Michigan Sociological . . . → Read More: New JSTOR Content

New ViewScan Microfilm Scanner

The library is happy to announce that the new ViewScan Microfilm Scanner (paid for with Student Tech Fee Funds) has been successfully deployed. Although the librarians have yet to be trained on the nuances of usage, the scanner is nevertheless on the floor on the 34th st and 5th avenue side (southwestern side) of the . . . → Read More: New ViewScan Microfilm Scanner

NYPL’s New Scan & Deliver Service

NYPL research libraries have improved the delivery service for books and journals stored offsite at the RECAP facility. NYPL offsite staff will now scan a journal article, a book chapter, or up to 50 cited pages of a book (whichever is shorter) and either deliver it free via email or post it online for you. . . . → Read More: NYPL’s New Scan & Deliver Service