Library News Archive
CUNY Login Replacing Barcodes for Remote Access
The Library has transitioned from the use of the barcode to the CUNY Login for off-campus access to databases. (It's the same login used for Blackboard and CUNYfirst.)
Goodbye Catalog Hello OneSearch
The CUNY classic catalog (CUNY+) will disappear after July 2020. Fortunately, OneSearch can provide access to even more resources than the classic catalog could.
Library Book Return
The Library now has an outdoor book drop for returning items outside the entrance to the loading dock on 160th Street.
New Guide for Anti-Racism and BlackLivesMatter Resources
The Library has a new research guide which focuses on anti-racism and Black liberation.
Library Statement of Support
The York College Library's statement of support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Check out our new Ebooks
The Library has purchased hundreds of new Ebooks in ProQuest's Ebook Central.
Pictures by Rosalie Orlando Hatch were on exhibit in the Library during Spring 2010. Click on the link to learn more about her.
Did you know that you can use Google Scholar to retrieve articles from some of the York Library's databases?
Library Faculty Member's Book
Prof. Scott Sheidlower has co-authored a new book.
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.
Research Methods Online (SAGE)
The library now subscribes to Research Methods Online (SAGE). Please click to get more information.
On the library website, you will now see a "How do I...?" link
A Life of Colors
During Spring and early Summer of 2014, the Library showcased paintings by York librarian Anamika Megwalu.
Library Faculty Member's New Book
Professor Di Su's third book was recently published.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Big Books from the Library’s Oversized Collection
The New Jim Crow
During the 2017-18 academic year, the Library hosted an interactive exhibit in conjunction with the York College Common Reader Program, which invited individuals to respond to that year’s common reader book, Michele Alexander’s The New Jim Crow, and post comments on a wall in the Library.
The Library is pleased to announce that Kanopy, an online video streaming service, has been added to the collection.
Faculty and Staff Art
During Spring and Summer 2018, the Library showcased the art and handiwork of York's faculty and staff.
LexisNexis Academic is Now Nexis Uni
The LexisNexis Academic platform has migrated to the new Nexis Uni interface.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to scan with your phone
Did you know that you can make PDFs with your phone?