New Databases

As of July 2 the Graduate Center has access to several new electronic resources. The 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers represents the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media, charting the development of newspapers, the free press, and the concept of news and totaling almost one-million pages and approximately 1,270 titles. National . . . → Read More: New Databases

Trial of 9,120 Electronic Books

In addition to the 300 electronic books the Graduate Center receives through Palgrave Connect, there is a trial of the complete collection of 9,120 books in all academic subjects through April 19. The trial includes the Statesman’s Yearbook Archive 1864-2004.

Downloading E-books to E-Readers

Two of the vendors from whom the Graduate Center licenses electronic books have made downloading to mobile devices possible. Downloading books from the EBSCO eBook Collection requires creating a free My EBSCOhost account. (Click the Sign In button at the top of the search screen.) See EBSCO’s list of available devices and additional instructions.

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E-Book Survey

In a continual effort to understand students’ progressing usage of e-books and their e-book needs, ebrary is re-doing their 2008 Global Student E-book Survey, which was created by over 150 librarians.

Interested in participating?

The 2011 Global Student E-book Survey questionnaire is available today here and will remain open through October 7.

New Electronic Books

As of May 9, the Graduate Center has access to 302 additional electronic books in education, literature, languages and linguistics, and social sciences. These resources are available through Palgrave Connect Education, Palgrave Connect Language and Linguistics, Palgrave Connect Literature, and Palgrave Connect Social Sciences. In addition, access to reference books in American and English literature . . . → Read More: New Electronic Books

Black Drama and Women’s Manuscripts

As of May 5, the Graduate Center subscribes to Black Drama, offering 1,462 plays, as well as photographs and other materials related to productions, and Manuscript: Women’s Diaries and Letters, over 69,000 pages of personal writings by American women from the eighteenth, ninteeenth, and twentieth centuries from the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society.

. . . → Read More: Black Drama and Women’s Manuscripts

Black Drama and Women’s Manuscripts

As of May 5, the Graduate Center subscribes to Black Drama, offering 1,462 plays, as well as photographs and other materials related to productions, and Manuscript: Women’s Diaries and Letters, over 69,000 pages of personal writings by American women from the eighteenth, ninteeenth, and twentieth centuries from the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society.

. . . → Read More: Black Drama and Women’s Manuscripts

New and Trial Electronic Resources

As of April 25 the Graduate Center subscribes to Oxford Handbooks Online, a collection of 90 Oxford University Press titles in business and management, philosophy, political science, and religion. Oxford Handbooks Online may be searched together with Oxford Scholarship Online. As of April 25, all of CUNY subscribes to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, offering the . . . → Read More: New and Trial Electronic Resources

New and Trial Electronic Resources

As of April 25 the Graduate Center subscribes to Oxford Handbooks Online, a collection of 90 Oxford University Press titles in business and management, philosophy, political science, and religion. Oxford Handbooks Online may be searched together with Oxford Scholarship Online. As of April 25, all of CUNY subscribes to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, offering the . . . → Read More: New and Trial Electronic Resources

Literature and Philosophy Texts

CUNY has a trial through April 30 to Past Masters, collection of primary texts by philosophers and literary figures from Aristotle, Jane Austen, and Francis Bacon to Ludwig Wittgenstein, Mary Wollstonecraft, and W. B. Yeats. The texts are scholarly editions from university presses.