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
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
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
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Society, offers over 1,500 residential and business directories, organization records, urban guidebooks, and similar historical documents.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
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 not required. Wednesday, March 27, . . . → Read More: Spring Break Workshops
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
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
Thanks to the Student Tech Fee, the Mina Rees Library and IT have recently deployed a new USB [analog] tape deck and MAC Mini that has the ability to digitize [analog] audio cassettes. Learn more and how here and here.
The Graduate Center Library’s collection of vinyl LPs is now searchable online. Find the LP collection on the Library 2nd floor, 35th St side, near the Periodicals and Dissertation Assistant Office. Classical and ethnomusicology titles are heavily represented. See more about the library’s music resources.
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