Library News Archive
Earth Day at York
To celebrate Earth Day (April 22), the York College Library has put together an exhibit of books and posters to raise public awareness about environmental problems.
Extended Library Hours During Final Exams
Library Extended Hours during Spring 2018
Faculty and Staff Art
The Library's latest exhibit showcases the art and handiwork of York's faculty and staff.
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.
LexisNexis Academic is Now Nexis Uni
The LexisNexis Academic platform has migrated to the new Nexis Uni interface.
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.
The Library is pleased to announce that Kanopy, an online video streaming service, has been added to the collection.
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.
The New Jim Crow
A new exhibit in the Library in conjunction with the York College Common Reader Program invites individuals to respond to this year’s common reader book, Michele Alexander’s The New Jim Crow, and post comments on a wall in the Library.
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.
Big Books from the Library’s Oversized Collection
During Spring and Summer 2017 (and early Fall), the Library exhibited books with strange or whimsical titles or subjects, from the collections of York’s faculty and staff and the Library.
We hope you enjoyed the collective effort that created the Library’s recent culinary-related exhibit, which was on display from the middle of Summer 2016 until early Spring 2017.
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.
OneSearch is here
Would you like to search for books and e-resources at the same time? CUNY has a new discovery tool that searches electronic resources as well as the online catalog without having to perform separate searches on different platforms.
Library Faculty Member's New Book
Professor Di Su's third book was recently published.
A Life of Colors
During Spring and early Summer of 2014, the Library showcased paintings by York librarian Anamika Megwalu.
On the library website, you will now see a "How do I...?" link
Research Methods Online (SAGE)
The library now subscribes to Research Methods Online (SAGE). Please click to get more information.
Free Gartner Resources
Gartner can be used for technology related research and to find reports and case studies on the latest technology trends. Faculty and staff can utilize it to analyze industry trends, explore best practices, and validate technology decisions.
Library Faculty Member's Book
Prof. Scott Sheidlower has co-authored a new book.
Did you know that you can use Google Scholar to retrieve articles from some of the York Library's databases?
Pictures by Rosalie Orlando Hatch were on exhibit in the Library during Spring 2010. Click on the link to learn more about her.
Access to the Chronicle of Higher Education is now by IP address rather than by username/password.
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.