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June 2020

Using Scrivener for Scholarly Writing

Tuesday June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
online

Word processor, notebook, research storage: Scrivener is the digital equivalent of welding a typewriter to a file cabinet. With Scrivener you can open PDFs, image files, even videos within the program you use to write, allowing you to move fluidly from research materials to manuscript. It can be extremely useful…

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Mina Rees Conversation Series | Brian Mercado & Karen Zaino 

Thursday June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Brian Mercado (Sociology) and Karen Zaino (Urban Education) participated in the Open Pedagogy Fellowship, hosted by the Graduate Center Library in Spring 2020. In this conversation, they will discuss teaching with Open Educational Resources, the student experience, and the challenge of finding open resources within their disciplines. The Mina Rees Conversation Series is a…

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Sharing Summer: Share Your Scholarship in CUNY Academic Works

Wednesday June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
online

Since COVID-19 sent us all home, have you had trouble accessing some of the scholarship you’ve needed for your teaching, learning, and/or research? Indeed, something COVID-19 has made us even more aware of is the vital importance of barrier-free public accessibility of scholarly and pedagogical works. You need easier access…

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Mina Rees Conversation Series | Micki Kaufman and Stephen Klein

Thursday June 25 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Micki Kaufman and Stephen Klein will be in conversation about Kaufman’s project, Quantifying Kissinger, and issues of historical analysis through a digital humanities framework. *This event will be held over Zoom – please RSVP below! Access link will be emailed to registrants on the day of the event. Micki Kaufman is currently a doctoral…

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July 2020

Mina Rees Conversation Series | Sarah Lamdan

Thursday July 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Sarah Lamdan (CUNY School of Law) will be in conversation with Emily Drabinski (Interim Chief Librarian), about Lamdan's work with privacy as it relates to the "invisible, sprawling data surveillance industry" integral to policing. They will discuss the role of big data in surveillance, tracking, and deportation, and strategies to…

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Library Remote Resources: An Overview and Q & A

Tuesday July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Mina Rees Library faculty will provide a short overview of the current Library services in a remote environment, followed by a Q & A session. * Please RSVP below - Zoom link will be emailed the day before.* We'll cover these topics: Overview of Library services Reserves: How do I…

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Mina Rees Conversation Series | Christopher Wilde

Thursday July 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Christopher Wilde, co-founder of the Queer Zine Archive Project (QZAP), will discuss his extensive work developing a collection of zines and creative work by LGBTQ zinesters. The mission of QZAP is "is to establish a "living history" archive of past and present queer zines and to encourage current and emerging…

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An Introduction to OER and Open Access

Monday July 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This workshop is an interactive look at Open Access (OA) and Open Educational Resources (OER). We'll talk about how to best integrate OA and OER into your research, publishing, and teaching practices. If you're at all curious about the meanings or history of these terms - this is the workshop for you!…

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Finding Open Resources

Monday July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

If you're having trouble finding free, open resources that you can integrate into an online course - this workshop is for you! We'll cover the basics on where to search, and provide individualized, hands-on assistance in locating electronic materials. This workshop is open to GC students and faculty, and may…

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Mina Rees Conversation Series | Benjamin Saunders

Thursday July 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Benjamin Saunders (Long Island University) will be in conversation with Kate Angell (Adjunct Reference Librarian) and Elvis Bakaitis (Interim Head of Reference) about his work on the topic of right-wing authoritarianism and public perceptions of the "Stop, Question, & Frisk" policy of the New York City Police Department. Saunders' work…

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