Shawnta Smith,   evening reference librarian

Welcome Shawnta Smith to the CUNY Graduate Center Reference staff! Shawnta works most Monday thru Thursday evenings 5 pm to 8 pm during the Fall 2011 term. Shawnta welcomes reference questions in person and on chat,  and she also works on interlibrary loan requests. Stop by the new 1st floor reference desk to say hello!

Shawnta Smith,   evening reference librarian

Welcome Shawnta Smith to the CUNY Graduate Center Reference staff! Shawnta works most Monday thru Thursday evenings 5 pm to 8 pm during the Fall 2011 term. Shawnta welcomes reference questions in person and on chat,  and she also works on interlibrary loan requests. Stop by the new 1st floor reference desk to say hello!

Primary Documents Trials

The Graduate Center has trials through October 20 to several electronic resources offering American and British primary documents, periodicals, images, and maps:

Defining Gender,  1450-1910 Eighteenth Century Journals Empire Online Jewish Life in America,  1654-1954 Literary Manuscripts from the Berg Collection Victorian Popular Culture.

Adjunct Position Available

The Mina Rees Library (CUNY Graduate Center) seeks an Adjunct Reference Librarian. The position is available immediately; up to 12 hrs/week; early evenings (some flexibility).

Primary responsibilities include Interlibrary loan, electronic and reference desk services and teaching graduate level workshops. Will also provide some support to collection projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

For Instructor, an MLS from . . . → Read More: Adjunct Position Available

Center for Research Libraries

The Graduate Center has joined the Center for Research Libraries, which acquires and preserves newspapers, journals, documents, archives, 800,000 dissertations, and other traditional and digital resources from a global network of sources. Most of the materials acquired are from outside the United States, and many are from the emerging regions of the world: Africa, the . . . → Read More: Center for Research Libraries

Center for Research Libraries

The Graduate Center has joined the Center for Research Libraries, which acquires and preserves newspapers, journals, documents, archives, 800,000 dissertations, and other traditional and digital resources from a global network of sources. Most of the materials acquired are from outside the United States, and many are from the emerging regions of the world: Africa, the . . . → Read More: Center for Research Libraries

E-Reserves temporarily unavailable on July 10th

Due to routine server maintenance,E-Reserves will be temporarily unavailable on the morning of July 10th.

The library staff is sorry for any inconvenience that this downtime may cause you.

New Reference Desk location

The Mina Rees Library Reference Desk is now located on the 34th street side of the library’s first floor. The Reference Desk phone number is unchanged. [The 2nd floor Reference Desk will become the new home of the IT Help Desk on Friday, June 17th.]

Our Ask-A-Librarian service will be adding a new text reference . . . → Read More: New Reference Desk location

Free E-books: National Academies Press

As of today all PDF versions of books published by the National Academies Press will be downloadable to anyone free of charge, including a current catalog of more than 4,000 books plus future reports produced by the Press. See complete press release for further information.

Free E-books: National Academies Press

As of today all PDF versions of books published by the National Academies Press will be downloadable to anyone free of charge, including a current catalog of more than 4,000 books plus future reports produced by the Press. See complete press release for further information.