JSTOR users at institutions that also subscribe to Artstor may encounter a colorful surprise: some search results on JSTOR are now displaying image results from the Artstor Digital Library.
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:
image by flickr user A L, https://flic.kr/p/6f8t8e
Start finding those overdue library books! From November 14-23, CUNY Libraries are offering an Overdue Book Amnesty period. What does that mean? It means you can bring back your overdue books without having to pay your fines!
by Dr. Louise Sherby, Hunter College Archives & Special Collections
On May 19, 1887, the Queen of Hawai'i, Queen Kapi'olani, was on a trip from Hawai'i to London for Queen Victoria's celebration of her golden jubilee. On her way, she stopped in New York City and visited the Normal College (what we now know as Hunter College).
Photo by J.J. Williams, Hawai'i State Archives
By Cheryl Branche, MLS, MD and Ajatshatru (A.J.) Pathak, MLS, MPH, Health Professions Library