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GC October Library Workshops and New “Scan & Deliver” Service

October Workshops: October brings a wide variety of library workshops about archives, data, grants, and authors’ rights.  To learn more and sign up, follow the links below or go to


NY Archives Week 2014

An Intro to Archival Research Workshop
Tuesday, Oct 7th, 1pm – Graduate Center Library room C196.05

A Day in the Library (Behind the Scenes) Research Tour @ NYPL’s Schwarzman Building
Tuesday, Oct 7th, 6:30pm – Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 5th Avenue at 42nd St.

New-York Historical Society Open House
Thursday, Oct 9th, 3pm – New-York Historical Society (170 Central Park West at 77th Street)


Workshop Series: Data for Social Research

Part 1: Finding Data – Wednesday, Oct. 15th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Part 2: Analyzing & Visualizing Data – Wednesday, Oct. 22nd, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Part 3: Mapping Data – Wednesday, Oct. 29th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

All data workshops take place in the Graduate Center Library, room C196.03.


Intro to Grants & Funding Research (webinar)
October 14th, 1:00pm – 2:00pm

A brief overview of the resources available at the CUNY Graduate Center will be provided. Participants will leave the webinar with the knowledge to incorporate grants and funding searches into their academic routines. To access the webinar, login as a guest on Adobe Connect.



You Know What You Write, But Do You Know Your Rights?
Understanding and Protecting Your Rights As an Author

October 21st, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Room C196.05, Graduate Center Library

When you publish a journal article, you sign a copyright agreement. Do you know what you’re agreeing to when you sign it? How can you find out a journal’s policy? How can you negotiate your contract to make the most of your rights as a scholar, researcher, and author? Come learn how to preserve your rights to reproduce, distribute, and display the work you create.


Scan and Deliver: Did you know about Scan and Deliver, the pilot service in which we scan and send you print materials held in the GC library? Make these “document delivery” requests the same way you would make an interlibrary loan request, through your GC ILL account. We can copy articles and book chapters, but not more than one chapter of any one book because of potential copyright issues. We also cannot copy items that are on reserve. To learn more, see


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