Archive for 2009

Going Beyond Google by Jane Devine and Francine Egger-Sider

December 23, 2009 | News

Learning to extract meaningful information from the deep Web is the subject of Going Beyond Google: the Invisible Web in Learning and Teaching (London Facet, 2009).

Dr. Michael Adams Wins Library Journal’s 2009 Audio Reviewer of the Year award

December 17, 2009 | News

Dr. Michael Adams, Reference Librarian, CUNY Graduate Center is honored as LJ’s 2009 Audio Reviewer of the Year.

CUNY Librarian Seamus O’Scanlain (Scanlon) Receives Award

December 7, 2009 | News

CUNY librarian Seamus O’Scanlain (Scanlon) received the prestigious Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian prize for his service to the City College of New York.

Grace-Ellen McCrann, City College’s Innovative Librarian and Author, Dies

December 4, 2009 | Archive

From the first day that Prof. Grace-Ellen McCrann joined the library faculty at CCNY she made an impact.

The Office of Library Services’ Goals for the 2009-1010 Year

November 13, 2009 | News

In September 2009, the Central Office of Library Services (OLS) announced its priorities for the academic year.

CUNY Initiates Exchange Program with Chinese University Libraries

November 9, 2009 | News

CUNY is in the process of establishing an exchange of library faculty with both Shanghai Normal and Shanghai University in China.

EBSCO Integrated Search: Reducing Search Time, Improving Search Results:

October 19, 2009 | Announcements

The Office of Library Services is pleased to announce EBSCO Integrated Search. This robust federated search engine simplifies access to material in CUNY’s online databases by letting you customize your search criteria.

Turkish Scholar Visits York College Library

October 17, 2009 | Archive, News

By Hope Young, Associate Professor, York College

Many researchers, journalists and scholars have made special trips to the York College Library over the years to access its unique newspaper resources.

Marsha Clark: The Philosophical Librarian

October 14, 2009 | News

“I saw the card catalog disappear and transform into an electronic version. I’ve gone from typing to photocopying catalog cards to using no cards at all,” says Ms. Clark. “But in the end, the reason we’re all here is not just about software, servers, and connectivity. It’s to get information to the users.”

CUNY Joins the International Federation of Library Associations

October 14, 2009 | News

In September 2009, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) welcomed Curtis Kendrick, university librarian and head of the Office of Library Services, as its newest member.