March 31, 2010

Enjoy Spring Break

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Spring Break library hours: 9 am – 5 pm

March 19, 2010

Research Resources for Staff

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Introduction to Research Resources for Staff, Monday, March 29th, Noon-1 p.m., Cohen Library first floor, room 1/340. Sign up by calling 212-650-6089.

March 9, 2010

CCNY Joins IDS Project

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The CCNY Libraries are now part of the Information Delivery Services Project, a mutually supportive resource-sharing cooperative within New York State. There are currently 51 member libraries with collections totaling more than 32 million volumes, all dedicated to sharing their collections with all our users. One of the major goals of the IDS Project is to reduce the turnaround time from request to delivery. Nearly 82% of all article requests are in the user’s hands within 48 hours.

March 8, 2010

This Book Is Overdue!

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Read Pagan Kennedy’s review of Marilyn Johnson’s book from The New York Times Book Review, March 7th issue.


How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All

By Marilyn Johnson

272 pp. Harper/HarperCollins Publishers. $24.99

Read the April 27th Inside Higher Ed blog posting by Joshua Kim, “Some Takeaways From ‘This Book is Overdue'”

March 6, 2010

Bookmarked — an adventure in Cohen Library

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by Lucas Corcoran

An opinion piece in this week’s issue of The Campus.

It is a Wednesday; I have a three hour break between classes, and to avoid actual school work I decide to go on an adventure to Cohen Library. My plan is to go on an expedition through the literature stacks, wrangle a volume of poetry, and spend my afternoon steeped in metaphor. Read more…[signup required]

March 5, 2010

Latinos in the U.S.: ¬°Presente!

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This current Cohen Library exhibit highlights the diverse Latino immigrant groups that have contributed to the rapidly growing Spanish-speaking demographic in the U.S.  It runs through June 10 in the Cohen Library Atrium.

March 4, 2010

CCNY Women Make Art

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Opening reception for the 2010 exhibition is today, March 4, from 5 -7 p.m., Cohen Library Archives & Special Collections Gallery, 5th floor. The exhibition will be on on view through March 25.

March 1, 2010

Sci-Tech Database of the Month

Filed under: Digital Resources — Tags: , — pam @ 6:22 am

City College provides access to all of the scholarly journals published by the American Chemical Society (ACS), one of the leading publishers of peer-reviewed research journals in the chemical and related sciences. All ACS journals are in the database, including those which have undergone title changes or ceased publication. The full range of years of publication is available, from the late 1800s to the present. Click on the ACS Publications logo to access this database.

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