Kanopy Streaming Video at City Tech

The City Tech library has recently subscribed to the Kanopy Streaming service. This database provides students and faculty access to more than 26,000 films. Many films and documentaries from the Criterion Collection, First Run Features, Kino Music and Kino Lorber are available in a Netflix-like streaming format.
For more information, feel free to contact Junior Tidal, Web Services and Multimedia Librarian at jtidal@citytech.cuny.edu.

IEEE Xplore, New in the Library!

The library is very excited to now provide IEEE Xplore Digital Library as part of CUNY’s STEM library resource package.

IEEE Xplore Digital Library includes more than 30% of the world’s current literature in electrical engineering, electronics and computer science. Included in this package:

  • Twenty-five full years of journals, conference proceedings and standards from IEEE and IET (back to 1988), plus select content dating as far back as 1872.
  • Full-text for more than 3 million documents
  • 166 IEEE journals, magazines and transactions
  • 26 IET journal and magazines, plus more than 20 IET conference titles
  • Proceedings from over 1,200 IEEE and IET conference titles
  • Over 2,500 approved and published IEEE standards

Advanced searching tutorial
Great Video Tutorials and Transcripts and User Guides from IEEE:

Nature Journals Package–New in the Library!

The library is very excited to now provide the¬†Nature Journals package¬†as part of CUNY’s STEM library resource package.
The Nature journals package that CUNY is now subscribing to was customized just for us. In addition to Nature: The International Weekly Journal of Science, we now subscribe to 28 other titles–all available on the Nature Platform:

  • Nature Biotechnology
  • Nature Cell Biology
  • Nature Chemical Biology
  • Nature Chemistry
  • Nature Climate Change
  • Nature Communications
  • Nature Genetics
  • Nature Geoscience
  • Nature Immunology
  • Nature Materials
  • Nature Medicine
  • Nature Methods
  • Nature Nanotechnology
  • Nature Neuroscience
  • Nature Photonics
  • Nature Physics
  • Nature Protocols
  • Nature Reviews Cancer
  • Nature Reviews Drug Discovery
  • Nature Reviews Endocrinology
  • Nature Reviews Genetics
  • Nature Reviews Immunology
  • Nature Review Microbiology
  • Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology
  • Nature Reviews Neurology
  • Nature Reviews Neuroscience
  • Nature Structural & Molecular Biology
  • Scientific American.

Nature: International Weekly is available from 1997 to the present while the other journals are available with a four year rolling backfile to the present.

Get Free Access to the New York Times

The New York Times online edition is¬†available to all CUNY students, faculty and staff! CUNY’s subscription¬†entitles all people with a cuny.edu email domain to acquire a subscription to the digital NYTimes so¬†you must register using your City Tech email.
Once you have created an account, access from anywhere will simply require your NYTimes login. Your subscription via CUNY will be active for a year from the date you create it.
For Users:
An NYTimes Academic Pass provides you with full access to NYTimes.com and the NYTimes.com smartphone apps* for the period of time designated by your institution.  Your school has set your pass to be good for 52 weeks from the date you activate it.
*Does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords or The New York Times Crosswords apps. NYTimes apps are not supported on all devices. Access to archived articles within the date range 1923-1980 is limited. You must have a valid email address from a participating school. Other restrictions may apply.
Get Started: Go to nytimes.com/passes.
1.¬† ¬†Click on “Register” to create a NYTimes.com account using your school email address.
2.¬† ¬†At the bottom of the Welcome page, click “Continue.”
3.¬† ¬†If your email address is from an eligible school, you will then see “Check your email.” Look for our message, Confirm Your Email Address, which should arrive within 15 minutes.
4.   Click on the link in our confirmation email. This will simultaneously verify your eligibility and grant your Academic Pass, which will provide access to NYTimes.com for your campus designated period.
5.   If you don’t get our confirmation email, check your spam filter.  If you still do not receive it, send an email from your school email account to edu@nytimes.com
IMPORTANT: If you wish to subscribe to a CUNY academic pass and you already have a subscription (or have registered) with NYTimes Digital and you used your CUNY email on that subscription, you should change the email address on that subscription (to any email address that does not have a CUNY domain)  and then use your CUNY email to get the academic pass.
Returning Users
Once you have followed the steps for first-time users and activated an Academic Pass provided by your school, it should allow you full access for 52 weeks (364 days) with no further action on your part.
However, if for any reason while on NYTimes.com you are served the message that you are reaching the limit of free articles on the site, do the following: Make sure you are logged in to NYTimes.com with your school email address. Go to  nytimes.com/passes.   Your pass should again be active.
Smartphone Apps
Your Academic Pass includes access to The New York Times via the NYTimes smartphone apps. To download your smartphone app, visit:  nytimes.com/mobile. Once you have registered and selected your Academic Pass, you can then access  nytimes.com from anywhere at any time during the life of that pass from most web capable devices.

New eResources! Nursing Reference Center Plus/Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Nursing Reference Center Plus
This is an evidence-based nursing collection that includes videos, care plans and other content beyond journal articles.
Poetry & Short Story Reference Center
This collection was acquired in part to replace Grangers. It includes the actual texts of poems, short stories, and plays as well audio recordings and videos of poetry and plays. There are also some “explications” of poems as well as ebooks relating to poetry, short stories, and drama.

EasyBib Password Reset

Students: If you haven’t logged into EasyBib for a while and you need a password reset, you may have difficulty getting into your account again. Please contact Prof. Monica Berger at mberger@citytech.cuny.edu. Once I update your status on the backend of EasyBib, you must log in the same day.

Students–Have you tried Credo?

CREDO is a user-friendly reference source geared to students to help them get background information on their topic. It consists mostly of shorter encyclopedia articles but also has some in-depth summaries.
CREDO recently revamped its platform. Learn more about the platform upgrade.

New ebook collections and other resources in the library!

Our ebook collections are getting bigger and better than ever!¬†Not all of our recently acquired ebooks are available via the catalog but you can browse them directly. Here’s a ¬†list of our new collections:

And don’t forget we just got: