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110th Birthday of Count Basie

The York College Library is celebrating the 110th birthday of longtime Southeast Queens resident William James "Count" Basie, who was born on Aug. 21, 1904.

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A Library Exhibit: What Do You Collect?

A Library Exhibit: What Do You Collect?

From baseball cards and playbills to tobacco tins and typewriters, York Library's faculty and staff display their prized collections in the Library’s latest exhibit. Display cases are located on the Library’s main floor just outside the Library’s Administrative Office.

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LibWire: The library's newsletter

We are excited to announce the Spring 2014 issue of LibWire. Click to view the featured articles.

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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.

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Chronicle Access

Access to the Chronicle of Higher Education is now by IP address rather than by username/password.

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Jane Austen Exhibit

The Library celebrated the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

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Library Tutorials

On the library website, you will now see a "How do I...?" link

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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.

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Research Methods Online (SAGE)

The library now subscribes to Research Methods Online (SAGE). Please click to get more information.

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Tips for Better Assignments

Ten tips from the Library on how faculty can create better assignments for their students.

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Google Scholar

Did you know that you can use Google Scholar to retrieve articles from some of the York Library's databases?

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Copyright Basics

There are two recently developed resources that can help with basic information about copyright issues on college campuses.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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Portraiture by Mary Hatch

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.

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Another Major Donation to the Library

Another Major Donation to the Library

The Library had a special reason to be thankful during Thanksgiving week, when economist and author David H. Levey donated 55 boxes of academic books to our collection.

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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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