Workshop Oct 29 – Historical Documentation

Using Historical Diplomatic Documentation in the 21st Century: A Workshop from the Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State

When: Tuesday, October 29th, 4-5pmWhere: Where: Graduate Center C-Level, Room C415B

What: This workshop will demonstrate how to utilize the Foreign Relations of the United States official documentary history series to conduct research on the . . . → Read More: Workshop Oct 29 – Historical Documentation

Workshops at the NYPL Schwarzman Bldg

Archives, Rare Books and Databases for Scholarly Research:

An Orientation to Resources at the New York Public Library

This fall NYPL will offer two one-hour instructional course aimed at graduate research focusing on fulltext databases not otherwise available at the CUNY Graduate Center, as well as helping researchers to locate items . . . → Read More: Workshops at the NYPL Schwarzman Bldg

1,265 New Palgrave Connect Books

CUNY’s Palgrave Connect holdings has grown from 2,740 to 4,005 scholarly electronic books published from 2010 to the present.

Palgrave Connect Business and Management includes 447 titles.

Palgrave Connect Economics and Finance includes 372 titles.

Palgrave Connect Education includes 164 titles.

Palgrave Connect History includes 515 titles.

Palgrave Connect Language and Linguistics includes 107 titles. . . . → Read More: 1,265 New Palgrave Connect Books

New Digital Collections

As of June 3, all of CUNY subscribes to two new digital collections. Nineteenth Century Collections Online offers primary sources dealing with East-West diplomacy; British politics and society; British theater, music, and literature; European literature; photography; science, technology, and medicine; and the status of women. Slavery and Anti-Slavery consists of books, pamphlets, periodicals, manuscripts, Supreme . . . → Read More: New Digital Collections

Routledge Reference Collection

The Graduate Center has electronic access to 275 reference books published by Routledge:

Routledge Education Online include such titles as Handbook of Education Politics and Policy, Handbook of Research in the Social Foundations of Education, and The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia.

Routledge History Online includes Encyclopedia of the Ancient World, Historical Dictionary of the Elizabethan . . . → Read More: Routledge Reference Collection

New Databases

The Graduate Center has recently added the following resources.

American History in Video has over 1,600 hours of historical video from commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.

Filmmakers Library Online includes over 1,000 documentaries about race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal . . . → Read More: New Databases

New Database Trials

The Graduate Center has a trial through May 31 to Gateway to North America: People, Places,and Organizations of 19th Century New York. This resource, drawn from the collections of the New York Historical Society, offers over 1,500 residential and business directories, organization records, urban guidebooks, and similar historical documents. There are also trials through May . . . → Read More: New Database Trials

Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers

As of March 27, the Graduate Center subscribes to Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers. This database includes complete runs of 48 newspapers, as well as partial runs of 131 more, specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth-century Britain. Includes national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or . . . → Read More: Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers

Orientation to Resources at the NYPL 2/27

The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at 42nd St. and 5th Ave. is an historical research library to which Graduate Center scholars have full and complete access. Books and specialized periodicals in the Library’s general collection support research in both American and European history, anthropology, political science, and other research interests in . . . → Read More: Orientation to Resources at the NYPL 2/27

Complete Oxford Handbooks Trial

The Graduate Center subscribes to the business and management, philosophy, political science, and religion portions of Oxford Handbooks Online but has a trial through March 6 to the complete database, including the sections on archaeology, classical studies, criminology and criminal justice, economics and finance, history, law, linguistics, literature, music, and psychology. Cambridge Companions Online and . . . → Read More: Complete Oxford Handbooks Trial