The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


Mina Rees Library | New Summer Course + Fellowship Info Session on 5/23

Important updates

The Library is offering an exciting new course in Summer 2023 – Special Topics in Public Scholarship: Intricacies and Ethics of Scholarly Information. The course is being offered through MALS but is open to students in all GC degree programs. Please reach out to Prof. Jill Cirasella ( with any questions, and see full information here:


Open Knowledge Fellowship Info Session: 5/23 at 4pm, 9th Floor Conference Rooms

Interested in applying for the Open Knowledge Fellowship’s upcoming Summer 2023 cohort?

Join a lively Info Session on 5/23 at 4:00pm, featuring lighting talk-style presentations from former Open Knowledge Fellowship participants and CUNY faculty. The meeting will be in the 9th Floor Conference Rooms, 9205/9206. Refreshments will be served – you are encouraged to RSVP here!


New Microfilm Readers available in Library

Read more here, and feel free to reach out for assistance anytime.


Contact the Mina Rees Library:


Updated Spring Library Hours:

Monday-Friday: 9am-10pm

Saturday: 10am-8pm

Sunday: 12pm-8pm


Reference Desk Hours

Monday, Tuesday: 12pm-6pm

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 12pm-7pm


Drop-In Sessions


Zotero Drop-In Help

Mondays from 1pm-2pm


Zotero is an open source citation software enabling users to easily collect, organize, cite and share. These one-on-one sessions are great for consummate users who need troubleshooting assistance or for new users.


Data Management Drop-In

Tuesday 5/9, 2-3pm


Do you have reams of research data that you need to organize and document? Do you need to ensure that it is accessible to the public and/or preserved for the long term? Are you applying for a grant that requires you to create a data management plan? If so, then this drop-in session is for you.


Scholarly Publishing Drop-In Hour

Thursday May 18, 4-5pm


This drop-in session is for anyone with questions about scholarly publishing or other aspects of scholarly communication.


An Overview of Library Resources

Wednesday, May 10, 1-2pm


This workshop will cover many topics related to the Library, and how to make the best use of available services.


Seeking Grants & Funding? You are encouraged to check out the Library’s databases for finding opportunities:


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