Intermittent CUNY Catalog Issues

This issue seems to have been resolved:

Sorry for the inconvenience, but intermittent CUNY Catalog issues are being reported throughout the CUNY system and the catalog may not be available.

WordPress Workshop is Full

Due to popular demand, the WordPress workshop on March 6th is full. We are planning a second workshop, so please check back with us soon. Thank you.

Bookscanner Issues

Update (2/4/2014 @ 10am): All email issues (see below) are resolved, however one of the scanners is non operational.


The problem below appears resolved. However might recur, so the library and IT department are investigating potential solutions to prevent the issue from occurring again.


Due to a technical glitch, the bookscanners . . . → Read More: Bookscanner Issues

Website & Proxy Service Outage 1/30

Status update (8:40am): All web-services are completely restored. Thank you for your patience this morning.




Due to critical server maintenance, there will be a short outage of the library website and proxy service (enables remote access to electronic resources) on Thursday, Jan 30th at 8am. The IT Department and Library hope to . . . → Read More: Website & Proxy Service Outage 1/30

Website 1/12/2014

Due to an IT service day, the library website and proxy service (for remote access to electronic resources) will not be available most of Sunday, January 12, 2014.

Access the CUNY Catalog.

Access a subset of the GC’s databases via this list of CUNY e-resources. (Note: This list includes only those databases that are . . . → Read More: Website 1/12/2014

GC & GC Library Closed 1/3/2014=> Snow Day

Due to severe weather conditions, the Graduate Center and Graduate Center Library will be closed on January 3rd, 2014. Be safe.

ILL Update(s)

ILLiad, our ILL system, was recently updated. If you had a bookmark or shortcut to the ILL logon page, please update your hyperlinks to:


If you request ILLs via WorldCat, there is a temporary bug (which should be fixed soon!) When you click on the “Request through Interlibrary Loan” button your request . . . → Read More: ILL Update(s)

ILLiad Upgrade

Status update @ 1:30pm:

ILLiad, the ILL requesting service, should be running normally. Thank you for your patience during this service outage.


Original Posting @ 6am:

ILLiad, the software that powers ILL (Interlibrary Loan) requests, is being updated on December 10th. During the upgrade process, patrons will not be able to make requests. The . . . → Read More: ILLiad Upgrade


Because of licensing issues, RIPM & RISM are temporarily unavailable. We hope to restore access as soon as we have renewal confirmation.

Library Closed Nov. 28 and 29th, 2013

The Graduate Center Library will be closed on November 28th and 29th, 2013 for Thanksgiving.