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January 30, 2013

Seneca Village Exhibit Opens

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January 28, 2013

King’s Speech

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Martin Luther KingMultiple comments on the Martin Luther King 1963 commencement speech post requested the text of his remarks. It is now available here.

January 17, 2013

Stand Where King Stood

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aa_king_subj_eWhen Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to CCNY to give the commencement speech on June 12, 1963, graduation exercises were held in Lewisohn Stadium.  These days, the North Academic Center occupies the site where Lewisohn Stadium stood. So every time you enter the NAC to attend a class, study in Cohen Library, or meet up with your friends, you stand on the site where Dr. King addressed the 3,541 graduates of the Class of 1963 (and a total audience of 16,000) 50 years ago. As President Lisa noted yesterday in her email about Dr. King’s birthday, his speech talked about human progress only being possible through the hard work of individuals.  His words are just as relevant today as they were then, so when you next enter the NAC, pause a moment to think about how we can all work together to further Dr. King’s dream.

January 16, 2013

NEH Muslim Journeys Grant

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The Libraries have received one of 842 grants of the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf, a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities Bridging Cultures initiative. The grant provides twenty-five books and three films, along with a companion website with digital resources.

January 14, 2013

Facing the Flu Epidemic

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Learn more about how to care for loved ones with the flu, including people at high risk (children, seniors, and people with chronic conditions). Start by getting vaccinated, practicing healthy habits like covering your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, and washing hands regularly.  Visit www.flu.gov for more information.

January 9, 2013

New Resource: Credo Reference

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alienJust added to our resources! Whether you are just starting your project, looking to add some interesting images to your final draft or building a bibliography, Credo Reference has something for you.

Credo Reference offers:

  • Tools to quickly map your paper topic
  • Citable sources for your bibliography
  • Answers to your research questions
  • Thousands and thousands of images, charts, graphs, diagrams and more

January 8, 2013

Music Library as ‘sacred space’

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music-libraryA Hostos English professor muses

January 1, 2013

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