No Website or Remote (Proxy) access on Sunday, June 30.

Due to IT maintenance, the library website and proxy service, allowing remote access to databases, will not be available on Sunday, June 30th. Please remember to use the CUNY Office of Library Services site:

and to directly access the catalog at:


Use our backup site.

We apologize for any inconvenience that . . . → Read More: No Website or Remote (Proxy) access on Sunday, June 30.

New Locations for Equipment

As many patrons have noticed, to provide better service and support, the library has moved the bookscanners closer to the 2nd floor Helpdesk and has moved the media (AV/digitization) equipment to the tables/carrels between the bookscanners and microfilm scanners, north of the reference desk.


Floor-map indicating location between Reference Desk and Helpdesk

Digital Studio/Media . . . → Read More: New Locations for Equipment

Restoration of Web Services

Thanks to the incredible diligence, over this past weekend, of the Graduate Center IT staff, all library web services (website and remote access (proxy service) to databases) has returned to normal. The library staff apologizes for the outage and hopes that it was not too much of an inconvenience. Thank you for your patience.

Remote Access to Databases is Currently Unavailable

Because of an IT outage, the proxy service which allows for remote access to databases is currently unavailable. IT and the Mina Rees Library will try and restore as soon as possible, but while this service is still out you can remotely access many databases, using your library barcode, from the central CUNY Office of . . . → Read More: Remote Access to Databases is Currently Unavailable

GC Library’s Open Access Statement

New Web of Science Databases

CUNY Catalog Down 10 hrs May 26, 6 pm

The CUNY public catalog will be unavailable Sunday, May 26th after 6 pm until Monday, MAY 27th 4 am for scheduled maintenance. No searches, renewals, or CLICS requests will be available during this time. GC library databases will be available during this time. Apologies for any inconvenience.

DSC Spring Comfort Stations in the Library

Gioia Stevens Joins the Mina Rees Library

Prof. Jill Cirasella Joins the Graduate Center Library