Library, Mediacamp, and Digital Initiatives Calendars

Want to organize your notes? See who’s reading your blog? Compose snappier tweets? Correlate words in a document? Check the GC Digital Initiatives Calendar for a rich listing of events and workshops. The GC Library calendar and the JustPublics@365 MediaCamp offerings are cross-listed there.

Workshop Oct 29 – Historical Documentation

Using Historical Diplomatic Documentation in the 21st Century: A Workshop from the Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State

When: Tuesday, October 29th, 4-5pmWhere: Where: Graduate Center C-Level, Room C415B

What: This workshop will demonstrate how to utilize the Foreign Relations of the United States official documentary history series to conduct research on the . . . → Read More: Workshop Oct 29 – Historical Documentation

Workshops Oct. 22 – ArcGIS and Research Metrics

Don’t delay! Register now for the following workshops taking place on Tuesday, Oct. 22 both classes will be taught by visiting librarian Meg Smith.

Intro to ArcGIS- This workshop will introduce the ArcMap user interface and the fundamentals of interacting with spatial datasets in ArcGIS mapping software. RSVP Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4.15-5.15 pm Research Metrics . . . → Read More: Workshops Oct. 22 – ArcGIS and Research Metrics

Trial: Global Issues in Context

All of CUNY has a one year trial to Gale’s Global Issues in Context. This resource includes “background information and explanations of the impact of issues and events, expert perspectives analyzing issues from cultural, religious, political, social, economic, scientific and health standpoints, full-text international magazines, academic journals and news sources, primary sources (such as legislation . . . → Read More: Trial: Global Issues in Context

Closed Nov 28th & 29th

The Mina Rees Library is closed on Nov 28th and 29th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Print Quotas Removed

Based upon a decision made by the Student Tech Fee Committee, the Office of Information Technology has removed print quotas for student printing in the library and student lab areas.

IT has started the transition to a quota-free system and expects to complete this project by November 4th. The use of release stations inside . . . → Read More: Print Quotas Removed

ArcGIS, Data Mgt, and Research Metrics Workshops

Register now for the following workshops taking place in October and November! All classes will be taught by visiting librarian Meg Smith.

Intro to ArcGIS- This workshop will introduce the ArcMap user interface and the fundamentals of interacting with spatial datasets in ArcGIS mapping software. RSVP for either session Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4.15-5.15 pm Thursday, . . . → Read More: ArcGIS, Data Mgt, and Research Metrics Workshops

Workshops at the NYPL Schwarzman Bldg

Archives, Rare Books and Databases for Scholarly Research:

An Orientation to Resources at the New York Public Library

This fall NYPL will offer two one-hour instructional course aimed at graduate research focusing on fulltext databases not otherwise available at the CUNY Graduate Center, as well as helping researchers to locate items . . . → Read More: Workshops at the NYPL Schwarzman Bldg

Closed Monday October 14

The library will be closed Monday, October 14, for the Columbus Day holiday. The library is open regular hours Saturday October 12, Sunday October 13, and Tuesday October 15.

Trials: Intelligence Resources from Brill

The Graduate Center has two trials for two databases that relate to U.S. Intelligence, through November 6:

Cold War Intelligence Online: The Secret War Between the U.S. and the USSR, 1945-1991 This collection of 2,360 formerly classified U.S. government documents (most of them classified Top Secret or higher) provides readers for the first time with . . . → Read More: Trials: Intelligence Resources from Brill