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
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
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 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
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Society, offers over 1,500 residential and business directories, organization records, urban guidebooks, and similar historical documents.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 . . . → Read More: Spring Break Workshops
This 30 minute webinar will provide an overview of several primary and secondary resources useful for research in the humanities including newspaper, ebook, and dissertation databases. Several full text journal databases will be discussed as well. Registration is suggested but not required
The webinar will take place on Friday, March 15 at 12.30 p.m. to . . . → Read More: Humanities Research Resources Webinar- Fri. 3/15, 12.30 pm
The Mina Rees Library will hold evening and afternoon webinars & workshops for GC students this Spring.Register here!
March Webinars Social Sciences Research, Wed, Mar 6, 6:00pm Humanities Research, Fri, Mar 15, 12:30pm Research in Health, Tue, Mar 19, 6:00pm Research in the Sciences, Fri, Mar 29, 12:30pm
Special Off-Site Collaborative March Workshop @ . . . → Read More: Register for Spring Webinars & 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