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

LGBT Life

As of July 2013, all of CUNY subscribes to LGBT Life with Full Text, offering text from 149 LGBT journals, magazines, and newspapers, as well as 167 books.

LGBT Thought and Culture

The Graduate Center has a trial through July 17 to LGBT Thought and Culture, a collection of books, periodicals, and archival materials documenting LGBT political, social and cultural movements. Documents range from letters, speeches, interviews, and ephemera covering the political evolution of gay rights as well as memoirs, biographies, poetry, letters and works of fiction . . . → Read More: LGBT Thought and Culture

LGBT Life Trial

All of CUNY has a trial of LGBT Life through May 23. The database provides text from more than 120 lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual journals, magazines, and regional newspapers, as well as more than 150 books. Several other ongoing database trials will end soon.

Spring Break Workshops

Join the Mina Rees Library this week with Spring Break workshops:

Tuesday, March 26th, 6pm Research in Health WebinarTo join the webinar, click this link and ‘Enter as Guest’ This 30 minute webinar will provide an overview of several resources that will help students find information from books, journals, and dissertations. Registration is suggested but . . . → Read More: Spring Break Workshops

Social Sciences Research Video

The Research in Social Sciences webinar supplies a brief overview on researching databases in the areas of Social Science.

Running Time: 29:07 View the Webinar here.

Webinar feedback is welcome.

Also, for more instruction on subject-specific resources, RSVP for additional upcoming webinars in Humanities, Health, and the Sciences.

Humanities . . . → Read More: Social Sciences Research Video

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

Orientation to Resources at the NYPL 2/27 & 3/27

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 & 3/27

Video Library Trial

The Graduate Center has a trial through May 30 to Filmakers Library Online, a collection of 913 documentaries covering such topics as anthropology, dance, demographics, economics, education, environment, family, fine arts, health, history, literature, medicine, musicology, poltiics, psychology, race and culture, religion, science and technology, sexuality and gender, sociology, war, and women’s issues.

Electronic Books from ebrary

As of January 25, CUNY has access to 46,000 scholarly books in all disciplines from ebrary. In addition to finding these books through author, title, subject, and keyword searches in the CUNY Catalog, it may be beneficial to browse ebrary directly to see what types of books are available. For example, the 5,723 titles under . . . → Read More: Electronic Books from ebrary