Celebrate Open Access Week with a Friday Open Access Info Marathon
Location: Graduate Center, Room 9205
Author’s Rights Workshop, 10 am – 11 amPresenters: Stephen Francoeur (Library, Baruch), Ann Matsuuchi (Library, LaGuardia), and Maura A. Smale (Library, City Tech)
Progress Toward a CUNY Institutional Repository, 11 am – noonPresenters: Jill Cirasella (Library, Brooklyn), Stephen Klein (Library, . . . → Read More: Open Access Events Friday Oct. 26 @ GC
Join us online Tuesday October 23rd at 12.30 p.m. for an Open Access Week webinar sponsored by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and the Office for Scholarly Communication at Harvard University. The webinar, “How to Make Your Research Open Access (Whether You’re at Harvard or Not),” features Peter Suber and Stuart Shieber of . . . → Read More: How to Make Your Research Open Access
Over the past 11+ years, John Rothman has curated the Graduate Center’s Archive, now measuring about 340 linear feet — presidential papers, organizational documents, and paraphernalia. Arrange an appointment with him to explore any aspect of Graduate Center history. Longer story here.
JSTOR reports that excessive downloads, a violation of the GC-JSTOR license, are originating Graduate Center IP space. When download ceilings are reached, all downloads are temporarily (15 mins) halted. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused GC researchers, and we continue to work with the company to resolve the problem.
The Graduate Center Library will be closed all day Monday, Oct. 8 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.
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.
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
The magnificent spaces of the Bronx Community College’s newly opened library are featured in the Sept 2 New York Times. CUNY students and faculty may visit and borrow from any CUNY library.