The Graduate Center has a trial through October 25 to the Digital National Security Archive, a collection of 94,000 declassified government documents covering such topics as U.S. policy toward Afghanistan 1973-1990, the Berlin crisis 1958-1962, relations between China and the U.S. 1960-1998, the Cuban missile crisis, the Iran-Contra affair, and U.S. policy toward terrorism 1968-2002.
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The Graduate Center has a trial through December 21 to the Churchill Archive, a collection of more than 800,000 Winston Churchill documents, including personal letters, official correspondence, speeches, telegrams, manuscripts, and government transcripts. The advanced search option allows searching by type of document and period. The resource may also be browsed by topic, people, place, . . . → Read More: Churchill Archive Trial
The library provided its second webinar for the Fall 2012 semester today, Friday, Sept. 21st at 12.30 p.m.
The Journals, Articles, & Databases Demystified webinar discussed how to go from an index to full-text articles, deciphering citations to find articles, how to find journals quickly, and library services such as interlibrary loan. There was also . . . → Read More: Articles & Journals Webinar Video
What: The library is offering a 30 minute webinar!When: Friday, Sept. 21 at 12.30 p.m.Topic: Journals, Articles & Databases DemystifiedWhere: ONLINE! At your computer, with headphones or speakers.
Discussion will include the difference between a database and a journal, finding an article with just a citation, determining access to articles, and more. There will . . . → Read More: Articles & Journals Webinar Friday @ 12:30
From the New York Times: Responding to objections raised by scholars, writers, artists and others, the New York Public Library has revised its plan to remove most of the books from its flagship Fifth Avenue research center to make room for a circulating library. Library officials said that an $8 million donation would help pay . . . → Read More: NYPL revises CLP: more space for books
The Graduate Center Library’s collection of vinyl LPs is now searchable online. Find the LP collection on the Library 2nd floor, 35th St side, near the Periodicals and Dissertation Assistant Office. Classical and ethnomusicology titles are heavily represented. See more about the library’s music resources.
Academic Search Complete, CUNY’s largest multi-disciplinary database, recently added 596 new journals in medicine, the sciences, and the social sciences. Newly available are recent issues of such titles as Annual Review & Research in Biology, Behavior Analysis in Practice, Chinese Sociological Review, Continental Journal of Biomedical Sciences, Education & Treatment of Children, Educational & Child . . . → Read More: New Journals in Academic Search Complete
An Endnote trainer will provide an Endnote training session on Friday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. If interested in attending, please RSVP to Amy Ballmer, firstname.lastname@example.org. The session will include time for Q&A and is open for all levels of Endnote users – no prior experience necessary.
The training session will take place in room . . . → Read More: Endnote Training, Friday 9/14 10 a.m.
DUTIES: Facilitate borrowing and lending of library resources in a fast-paced, high-volume Interlibrary Loan department which processes over 30,000 transactions per year. Unpack and sort incoming mail, process incoming materials borrowed for library users and process returned materials borrowed by other libraries. Assist in lending materials to other libraries: processing electronically received requests, locating material . . . → Read More: Interlibrary Loan College Assistant Job Available
The Fall 2012 dissertation deposit period ends Friday, Sept. 14. Set an appointment with Ms. Waldman the Dissertation Assistant in advance, preferably by Sept. 12, to ensure time enough to arrange. Because so many people are making appointments, please contact the Dissertation Assistant only once; by email or by phone, 212-817-7069. Ms. Waldman will return . . . → Read More: Dissertation Deposit Period Ends Sept. 14