Library News Archive

York College Library Archive of Announcements
Library Extended Hours During Finals
Thanks to special funding from the Division of Academic Affairs and the Division of Student Development, the Library will be open on Sundays and have extended evening hours during the month of December through Final Exams, from Dec. 1 through Dec. 20.
New York Times Digital Academic Pass
The Library is proud to present to all York College students, faculty and staff an 'Academic Pass' to the digital version of the New York Times. The Academic Pass provides you with full access to NYTimes.com and the NYTimes.com smartphone apps* for a period of 52 weeks from the date you activate it.
Post your research in Academic Works
CUNY now has an open access institutional repository, CUNY Academic Works, which collects and provides online, public access to the scholarly work produced by York College faculty and the CUNY community.
Like Water For Chocolate
In conjunction with York College’s Common Reader Program, the Library’s latest book display of circulating titles showcases Laura Esquivel’s books, including the 2016-2017 Common Reader selection Like Water for Chocolate, works in English and Spanish by contemporary Latin American women writers, and books about Mexican history.
What’s Cookin’?
Enjoy the collective effort that created the Library’s latest exhibit.
Signed by the Author
During Spring 2016, the Library showcased autographed books from both the Library's collection as well as from the collections of York's faculty and staff.
What is a Cultural Anthropologist?
During Fall 2015, the Library featured an exhibit of books, photographs, field notes, maps, pottery, and artifacts collected over 40 years of anthropological investigation by Dr. William T. Divale.
A Life of Colors
During Spring and early Summer of 2014, the Library showcased paintings by York librarian Anamika Megwalu.
Chronicle Access
Access to the Chronicle of Higher Education is now by IP address rather than by username/password.
Jane Austen Exhibit
The Library celebrated the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.
Library Tutorials
On the library website, you will now see a "How do I...?" link
A Family's Keepsakes
During Fall 2012 and early Spring 2013, the Library hosted an exhibit featuring Katharine Elizabeth Pettit’s letters, photographs, papers and documents. Mrs. Pettit Beach (1890-1978) of Venango County, Pennsylvania, had the foresight to save things that many of us would and do discard every day.
Research Methods Online (SAGE)
The library now subscribes to Research Methods Online (SAGE). Please click to get more information.
Tips for Better Assignments
Ten tips from the Library on how faculty can create better assignments for their students.
Google Scholar
Did you know that you can use Google Scholar to retrieve articles from some of the York Library's databases?
Copyright Basics
There are two recently developed resources that can help with basic information about copyright issues on college campuses.
Library 3H Room number changes
Now that the Library has moved out of the 3H corridor, it can be confusing for those looking for the rooms with the 3H designation that have remained within the Library, such as the Information Literacy Classroom (formerly 3H09).
One Entrance/Exit for the Library
Everyone must enter and exit the Library through the 3rd floor G-wing doorway only. Anyone wanting to go to the 3H corridor (e.g., Academic Achievement/Tutoring Center, the 3H classrooms, or the CUNY Peace Officer Academy) should enter directly through the 3rd floor H-wing doorway.
New Exhibit
Pictures by Rosalie Orlando Hatch were on exhibit in the Library during Spring 2010. Click on the link to learn more about her.
Portraiture by Mary Hatch
During Fall 2009, the York Library exhibited works by Mary Hatch, featuring portraiture in ink, marker and wax rubbing on paper and wood. Click on the link to read more about it.
The Library Receives a Major Donation
York Library is grateful to receive approximately 1,600 volumes from Mr. David Levey, who is the Chairman of the Lehman College Foundation. Mr. Levey was persuaded to make the donation by his daughter, Dr. Tania Levey of York’s Social Sciences Department (Sociology program). Please click to read more about it.
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