Revolution in the Rear View

We hope you enjoyed the collective efforts of the Library faculty in creating the exhibit that was featured during the 2018-2019 academic year, which centered on the most influential parts of the 1960s, a pivotal decade in so many areas.

Revolution in the Rear View: A Look Back at the 60s touched on themes of idealism and alienation, rebellion and backlash, peaceful protests and political assassinations. The display featured a selection of materials from and about the 1960s, including pop culture references to music, film, and television; books on the Civil Rights movement; reports of student demonstrations; examples of advances in technology; books on scientific and artistic achievements; notes on acid experimentation; political magazines from the era; biographical memoirs from global leftist movements; imagery from the Vietnam protests; and more. The exhibit was located on the main floor of the York College Library in the display cases outside the Library’s Administrative Office (3G05).

Off-Campus Access

Wall Street Journal Access Pass
The Library is delighted to present to all York College students, faculty, and staff full access to the digital version of the Wall Street Journal.

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 and the smartphone apps* for a period of 52 weeks from the date you activate it.

The library is now sponsoring BrowZine, a great new service that allows you to discover, browse and read the library’s top scholarly journals, in a fast and easy to use interface.

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.

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