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March 2020

Dissertation + Thesis Deposit Info Session (online)

Wednesday March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Graduate Center students: are you planning to deposit your dissertation or thesis soon? The library’s Dissertation Office is holding evening information sessions that will cover: overview of the deposit procedure; document and file preparation; copyright issues; citation & plagiarism; and embargoes (access restrictions). Sessions are designed to address common concerns…

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CANCELED: Archival Research: The Basics

Thursday March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Please note: This workshop has been canceled. Please join us for “Archival Research: The Basics.” We’ll explore the fundamentals of archival research in this workshop, including defining what archives are and how they are arranged. We’ll also discuss where and how to look for sources and go over what to…

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Dissertation + Thesis Deposit Info Session (online)

Friday March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Graduate Center students: are you planning to deposit your dissertation or thesis soon? The library’s Dissertation Office is holding evening information sessions that will cover: overview of the deposit procedure; document and file preparation; copyright issues; citation & plagiarism; and embargoes (access restrictions). Sessions are designed to address common concerns…

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[Science Research Series] Open Access Publishing and Institutional Repository Use (online)

Tuesday March 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
online

This workshop will introduce the idea of Open Access Publishing and Institutional Repositories. We will talk about how you can use these tools to both publish and publicize your own research, and also how you can use them to find work that other scholars have made available. This workshop is…

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Understanding and Negotiating Book Publication Contracts (online)

Tuesday March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
WebEx

Do you want to publish a book? Do you want to understand the basics of copyright law, negotiation, and publication contract terms before you agree to a book deal with a publisher? If so, this workshop is for you! The workshop will cover the clauses that frequently appear in publication…

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April 2020

CANCELED: Archival Research: The Basics

Wednesday April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Please note: This workshop has been canceled.  Please join us for “Archival Research: The Basics.” We’ll explore the fundamentals of archival research in this workshop, including defining what archives are and how they are arranged. We’ll also discuss where and how to look for sources and go over what to…

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CANCELED: Pop-up Salon: Privacy 101

Thursday April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mina Rees Library, First Floor,

We invite students, faculty, and the general public to participate in The Graduate Center’s new Pop-Up Salons. Held in the front area of the Mina Rees Library’s first floor—at the corner of 34th Street and Fifth Avenue—this spring’s Pop-Up Salons focus on threats to privacy in our technological world and…

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What to Know Before You Submit to a Journal, or Sign Its Contract (online)

Tuesday April 7 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 pm
online

When you publish a journal article, you sign a copyright agreement. Do you know what you’re agreeing to when you sign it? Different journals have different policies: Some journals require you to relinquish your copyright. (You then have to ask permission or even pay to share your article with students…

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Finding E-book Access in a Shifting World

Monday April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
online

You can't go to the library. That chapter you were planning to scan, the reserve book you won't be able to look at--are those materials out of your reach entirely? Maybe not. Journals, academic publishers, even some mainstream corporate publishers are relaxing their access, expanding e-book offerings, in some cases…

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[Science Research Series] Predatory Publishers (online)

Tuesday April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
online

This workshop will introduce the idea of predatory publishers, and teach you how to recognize and avoid them. These skills will be useful to you as both researchers and as publishers. This workshop is geared to science students and faculty, but is open to all. This workshop will be offered…

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