New School Year, New Printing & Copying Procedure
The Hunter College Libraries acquired a new database called The HistoryMakers (login required), "an archive of filmed oral history interviews of contemporary African Americans who have shaped modern history and made significant contributions to history, politics, education, law, arts, science, business, the military, and sports."
We know that you need to find textbooks, articles, and more for your classes. We've got good news for you.
The Hunter College Libraries announce the launch of our new Reserves service. Thus far, the new system has garnered positive reviews, for its ease of use and improved access to materials.
We now have access to the full Life Magazine archive online. Find it in our Databases list under the letter L. It includes full page scans from the magazine from 1936-2000, with all the advertisements and all context indexed and searchable.
Visual researchers, take note! This is an excellent place for 20th Century American research.
A search for SPAM yielded this gem from 1940:
h/t to the CUNY Graduate Center librarians for pointing this out.
Our annual Library Day celebration was Thursday, April 20, 2017.
Early in the day we hosted Genna, a librarian from the 67th Street Branch (the closest one to the 68th Street campus) of the New York Public Library. She was here for a couple of hours signing people up for NYPL library cards and handing out free goodies and information.
The Hunter College Libraries asks all faculty to please help us recognize exceptional work done by Hunter students by participating in the library’s annual Paul LeClerc Competition for Best Research Papers. All departments and special programs in the college may participate.