Oxford History of Western Music

The Graduate Center has a trial through March 13 to the full text of The Oxford History of Western Music, with 500 illustrations, 1,800 musical examples, and 1,700 links to Oxford Music Online.

New York Public Library Electronic Books

Thousands of electronic books, including many scholarly titles, are available from the New York Public Library. Reading these books requires a free download of Adobe Digital Editions. There are also instructions for downloading to devices. Access these books through your NYPL library card.

Register for Spring Webinars & Workshops

The Mina Rees Library will hold evening and afternoon webinars & workshops for GC students this Spring.Register here!

March Webinars Social Sciences Research, Wed, Mar 6, 6:00pm Humanities Research, Fri, Mar 15, 12:30pm Research in Health, Tue, Mar 19, 6:00pm Research in the Sciences, Fri, Mar 29, 12:30pm

Special Off-Site Collaborative March Workshop @ . . . → Read More: Register for Spring Webinars & Workshops

PowerScan 2000 Status

The Powerscan 2000 microfilm scanner has been restored. The library apologizes for any inconvenience that the previous outage may have caused. Thank you for your patience.

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

Graduate Center affiliates now have off-campus access to Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, a database of foundation and public charity programs funding students, artists, researchers, and other individual grant seekers.

Orientation to Resources at the NYPL 2/27

The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at 42nd St. and 5th Ave. is an historical research library to which Graduate Center scholars have full and complete access. Books and specialized periodicals in the Library’s general collection support research in both American and European history, anthropology, political science, and other research interests in . . . → Read More: Orientation to Resources at the NYPL 2/27

Activist Women’s Voices Exhibit


A new exhibit lines the walls of the library 1st floor lobby display cases. The Activist Women’s Voices Exhibition features original artifacts from the Activist Women’s Voices Special Collection. Mounted by Special Collections interns Yasmine Ijaz (Fall 2012) and Erika Herzog (Spring 2013), the display provides description of over thirty activist women from . . . → Read More: Activist Women’s Voices Exhibit

KIC Bookeye Scanner Update

The KIC Bookeye scanner is fully functional now. The laser has been replaced. In addition to the laser replacement, the software features now include the ability to save to Google Docs (cloud storage) and scan a QR code and download to your smartphone (Note: If using QR code functionality you must download your document within . . . → Read More: KIC Bookeye Scanner Update

Library Closed Mon Feb 18th

The Grad Center building and library close for both Lincoln’s birthday Tuesday February 12th and President’s Day Monday February 18th. See full hours info.

Library Closes @ 3 Friday Feb 8th

Due to the increasing severity of the storm and early dismissal of CUNY staff, the Library will close at 3 pm today, Friday, February 8th, instead of 5 pm as previously announced. As announced previously, the Library will be closed all day Saturday, February 9th. The Library will re-open Sunday, February 10th, at noon.

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