New Database Trials

The Graduate Center has a trial through May 31 to Gateway to North America: People, Places,and Organizations of 19th Century New York. This resource, drawn from the collections of the New York Historical Society, offers over 1,500 residential and business directories, organization records, urban guidebooks, and similar historical documents. There are also trials through May . . . → Read More: New Database Trials

Robert Darnton & Pres. Kelly

The Friends of the Mina Rees Library welcomes Robert Darnton, founder of the Digital Public Library of America and Harvard’s Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian, in conversation Monday afternoon April 29 with GC President William P. Kelly and Professor William Kornblum of Sociology and Chair of Friends of the Mina Rees Library.

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LGBT Life Trial

All of CUNY has a trial of LGBT Life through May 23. The database provides text from more than 120 lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual journals, magazines, and regional newspapers, as well as more than 150 books. Several other ongoing database trials will end soon.

Early European Books Online

This trial has ended.

Zotero & RefWorks trainings April 8-11

It’s not to late to register for the Zotero and RefWorks citation manager training sessions happening Monday – Thursday this week. Citation managers (also called reference managers) help you organize citations and pdfs into an online library and enable you to enter the citation into a word document with a click of the mouse.

Register . . . → Read More: Zotero & RefWorks trainings April 8-11

Sciences Research Webinar Video

Research in the Sciences Webinar Video

Running Time: 29:35This webinar gives a basic overview on doctoral privileges for Science students. A small overview of SciFinder Log-ins practices, Science Journal access, and finding a cited author in the Web of Science database was covered. A link to the video has been placed in our subject guides . . . → Read More: Sciences Research Webinar Video

Help Wanted: College Assistant

Job Description: Assists the Circulation Manager with daily operations by: shelving books in correct location and sequence shelf-reading the library’s collection picking up, straightening, sorting, searching books loading copy machines with paper, toner

Assists the Reserve Manager with daily operations by: placing books and articles on reserve retrieving closed reserve material for users upon request . . . → Read More: Help Wanted: College Assistant

Interlibrary Loan College Assistant Position Open

DUTIES: Facilitate borrowing and lending in a fast-paced, high-volume Interlibrary Loan department handling over 30,000 transactions per year. Unpack and sort mail (books and other library items), treat borrowed and loaned items (update transactions, print labels; retrieve, mark, & shelve). Employ shipping (UPS, FedEx) and online delivery (Odyssey, Ariel, Illiad) software. Maintain shipping supplies. Assist . . . → Read More: Interlibrary Loan College Assistant Position Open

Welcome Shawnta Smith!

The Graduate Center Library is pleased to announce that Shawnta Smith has been appointed to the library faculty as a permanent, full-time Instructor with specialization as a reference and instruction librarian. Details on the Mina Rees Library Blog.

Artists of the World Online Trial

The Graduate Center has a trial through April 27 to Artists of the World Online, offering more than 500,000 biographies of painters, graphic artists, sculptors, architects, designers, photographers, video and installation artists, artisans, and many other kinds of artists.