The City Tech Library, in partnership with the Faculty Commons, is pleased to invite all faculty to a library workshop. Learn to design web pages for instructional use, including layout and navigation, color and graphics, and developing effective content. We will look at beginner HTML and other online alternatives.
This workshop will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 1-2pm in Rm. A441 (small library classroom). RSVP to Prof. Maura Smale at email@example.com or 260-5748.
Daylight Savings begins today, March 10, so remember to set your clocks forward!
The library has added a few more titles to the media collection:
The Tree of Life (Blu-Ray & DVD) – DVD 2935
Continue reading “Capturing the Friedmans, the Hunger Games, and More Added to Library Media Collection”
We’ve decided to bring back the online version of the Chicago Manual of Style!
from the publisher:
Completely searchable and easy to use, The Chicago Manual of Style Online provides recommendations on editorial style and publishing practices for the digital age. Now offering the full contents of the 16th and 15th editions, it is the must-have reference for everyone who works with words. Continue reading “Chicago Manual is Back!”
By Prof. Darrow Wood, Chief Librarian
In the summer of 1987 we moved into our new space in the Atrium, but in some ways we were soon to be obsolete. We had 150,000 books, 700 journal and magazine subscriptions, and a monster card catalog into which clerical staff filed hundreds of 3 x 5 cards every day. We were eleven faculty librarians whose jobs scarcely changed year to year, except when someone retired. We had a full-time clerical staff, ten people strong, and we employed dozens of part-timers, most of whom were our own students. The new library was built to acquire and conserve. Change was barely on the horizon, so it seemed.
Continue reading “City Tech Library Reflections: Past, Present, and Future”
Interview by Prof. Bronwen Densmore
The Ursula C. Schwerin Library is pleased to introduce its newest faculty member, Professor Ian Beilin. In December, Ian took some time to answer a few questions about his life before coming to City Tech as well as some of the things he’s observed during his first semester here. Continue reading “City Tech’s Newest Librarian: Ian Beilin”
By Prof. Anne Leonard
Faculty members often seek material for their research and teaching that is not available in the City Tech Library’s print and online collections. Access to circulating books held at other CUNY libraries is facilitated via CLICS (CUNY Libraries Inter-Campus Services), which permits faculty, staff and students to request books owned by one CUNY library for delivery to another using the library barcode number on their college ID cards. Continue reading “Acronyms to the Rescue! Or, How ILL, CLICS, MaRLI and ALB Can Help Your Research”
By Prof. Monica Berger
The dilemma: I am preparing a definitive annotated bibliography of the scholarly monographic literature on popular music. I need access to approximately 500-600 scholarly monographs on popular music. I could use interlibrary loan or visit the New York
Continue reading “More about MaRLI”
The City Tech Library, in partnership with the Faculty Commons, is pleased to offer faculty workshops by request. While our drop-in faculty workshops are popular, we understand that it can sometimes be difficult to fit a workshop into our busy schedules. Any City Tech faculty or staff member may request a workshop from the menu below. Workshops will be held for a minimum of five people at a mutually convenient date and time, and can be scheduled in one of the library’s electronic classrooms or another location. Continue reading “Faculty Workshops by Request”