Library Closed Wed Feb 12 & Mon Feb 17

The Graduate Center Library and the Graduate Center building will be closed Wednesday, February 12, 2014 for Lincoln’s birthday and Monday February 17, 2014 in observance of President’s Day. All CUNY libraries are closed February 12 and February 17, and no CUNY classes are held on those holidays. See Graduate Center calendar and the Library . . . → Read More: Library Closed Wed Feb 12 & Mon Feb 17

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.

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.

Wayback Machine for Shutdown Gov’t Sites

A government shutdown evidently involves bringing down web sites featuring public data. Use the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine to find archived data from the government, or anywhere.


Sept 18 Dissertation Deposit Deadline

The Fall 2013 Dissertation Deposit Deadline is has been extended to Wednesday, September 18th to accommodate late-scheduling depositors. Please contact the Dissertation Assistant at the earliest possibility to schedule your appointment.

Archives closed Sept. 16, 18, 23

The Graduate Center Archives will be closed Monday Sept. 16, Wednesday Sept. 18, and Monday Sept 23rd. Archivist John Rothman will return to his Monday & Wednesday schedule Sept. 25th.

GC Database Access Problems and Solutions

We have experienced instability in the GC EZProxy server since May 23, for reasons not yet determined or resolved. Should your attempt to connect to GC Databases fail, try using the CUNY Proxy Server for access to CUNY-wide databases. Use your 14-digit CUNY library barcode number as the login and pwd. Or login to Citrix . . . → Read More: GC Database Access Problems and Solutions

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.

A Special Collection: Activist Women’s Voices

The Activist Women’s Voices Oral History Project and Archive project is underway. Librarian Shawn(ta) Smith with AWV interns Yasreen Ijaz (Spring 2012 – Fall 2013) and Erika Herzog (Spring 2013) and volunteer Rita Basmagian (Spring 2013) are reformatting the collection of cassette tapes to digital formats both to perserve the 1980 and 1990s interviews and . . . → Read More: A Special Collection: Activist Women’s Voices

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.