Did you know that librarians teach classes in information literacy and research? LIBR 100 is a one-credit course for students who are interested in improving their research skills and gaining an understanding of the flow of information and information sources. When students learn the skills taught in LIBR 100 they are better equipped to evaluate information, critical in a time when it is difficult to distinguish reliable information from misinformation.
Hunter College Libraries staff and faculty are all still working hard to provide access to our services and resources.
Our Ask-a-Librarian service is busier than ever and available 24/7 - Hunter Librarians are online an ready to help. When Hunter and CUNY librarians are unavailable, a worldwide consortium of academic librarians are online and help you and also refer your questions to us for follow up.
When in doubt, Ask A Librarian!
Beginning March 14, all CUNY libraries will suspend regular overdue fines and recall overdue fines on books. This is to reduce the need for borrowers to return books to campuses or to negotiate fine payments in-person during the period affected by coronavirus closures.
Reserve fines will remain unchanged.
Good news, folks!
In the spirit of making our book collection more accessible, both to the Hunter community and to CUNY as a whole we have, effective immediately, increased our number of renewals from two to five.
Do you ever wonder what to do if Hunter College Libraries does not have a book that you're looking for? If you have exhausted a search for a book in Hunter College Libraries catalog, you can see if any of the CUNY college libraries have a copy. If so, you can request the book through CUNY Libraries Inter Campus Service (CLICS) to be delivered to Hunter College.
You're Invited to WSJ's Student Editor Summit!
From The Wall Street Journal:
"As part of our commitment to inspiring the next generation of editors and journalists, The Wall Street Journal is hosting our Student Editor Summit on Friday, March 22, 2019.
Join us at the WSJ headquarters in New York City for workshops, talks, and a newsroom tour with the Journal's top reporters. Learn what it takes to deliver factual, ethical news and analysis, which you can apply at your college newspaper.