The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

GC Events

Mina Rees Library – Upcoming Workshops & Events

Zotero Drop-in Session

Monday May 9th, 1pm-2pm


Zotero is 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 new users who prefer a more informal approach.


Event: A Conversation with the Center for Black, Brown, and Queer Studies

Tuesday May 10th, 4pm-5pm


Join us for a discussion of the work of The Center for Black, Brown, and Queer Studies with Caitlin Gunn (Pedagogy Lab Director), and Sarah Clinton-McCausland (Instructional Design Librarian).

The Center for Black, Brown, and Queer Studies (BBQ+) is an independent center founded in 2019, started as an initiative based out of the Harvard Divinity School’s Science, Religion and Culture program. Their Pedagogy Lab supports open access scholarship, Open Educational Resources, and curriculum for Black, Indigenous, Ethnic, and Area Studies – we’ll talk about how these areas intersect, and the future of open resources within these subject areas.

This event is generously supported by a Doctoral Enhancement for the Curriculum Grant through The Publics Lab, funded by the Mellon Foundation.


Scholarly Publishing Drop-in Session

Tuesday May 10th, 1pm-2pm

This drop-in session is for anyone with questions about scholarly publishing or other aspects of scholarly communication. Topics you can stop by to discuss include (but aren’t limited to): article or book publication contracts, open access (how to find OA scholarship, how to make your scholarship OA), research metrics (Journal Impact Factor, h-index, altmetrics, etc.), / ResearchGate, and much more.


Data Management Drop-In Session

Tuesday May 10th, 2pm-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.


Useful Research Guides:

Grants & Funding – Includes multiple databases relating to grant opportunities and funding sources.

Technology in the Library – There are scanners, printers, microfilm readers, and more!

Currently enrolled Graduate Center students have access to free, unlimited printing in the Library.

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