October 6, 2008

Wanted – Exhibit Designer

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Part-Time Position Opening

The Libraries curate and install exhibitions scheduled throughout each year. We are looking for a part-time person to join our exhibits team.

•    Good design sense and attention to detail
•    Experience with layout and design
•    Expertise in Adobe InDesign (or Quark) and Photoshop in a Mac environment
•    Printing/plotting experience
•    Not afraid of power tools
•    Adept at measuring and cutting
•    Good communication skills

√    15-20 hours per week
√    salary commensurate with experience
√    good fringe benefits

Please contact the Library Office at 212-650-7271 to schedule an interview. Bring your resume and portfolio when you come.


September 24, 2008

Alumni Borrowing Now Available

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The City College Libraries and the Alumni Association have agreed to extend library book borrowing privileges to members of the Alumni Association. A valid CCNY Alumni Association membership card and photo ID are necessary to borrow.  For more information, call 212-650-7155.

Thank you!

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Your hurricane relief donations are on their way!

September 18, 2008

Help Victims of Hurricane Ike in Haiti — Donate by Sept. 23!

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The City College Librararies, the Haitian Students Association and the Dominican Students Association are accepting donations for the victims of Hurricane Ike. The following items and/or any monetary donations will be collected in Cohen Library, Science/Engineering Library and NAC Rotunda and sent to Haiti through the Governor’s Office and the Brooklyn Armory.

  • Bottled water — 6 pk or case
  • Bags of rice and beans
  • Sterno canisters
  • Tarps of any size, preferably 10×10 feet or larger.
  • 100 foot rolls of nylon cord
  • Toothbrushes, toothpaste, mild soaps
  • New hand towels
  • New underclothes — childrens sizes.

Monetary donations may be given to Denisse Pena, Treasurer, Dominican Students Association, room 4/102 from 9 – 5.

Please limit your donations to the items above, and Thank You/Gracias/Merci!

July 30, 2008

Web 2.0

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New applications

July 28, 2008

“Why Structures Fail” Updated

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“Why Structures Fail” has been updated with the addition of video content about the profiled disasters.

The exhibit may be viewed in the atrium during all Cohen Library operating hours.

July 24, 2008

Last Days to See MUJER!

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The City College Libraries, the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute, The City College and MercaSID invite you to view this exhibit highlighting the lives and achievements of Dominican women. 125 poster-size photographs and biographical profiles, as well as audio interviews and videos highlighting their lives and struggles will be on display on the Amsterdam Plaza, Amsterdam Avenue @ 137th Street through Sept. 30.

July 22, 2008

“Why Structures Fail” in the New York Sun

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In July 1981 the catwalk collapsed at the Hyatt Regency in Kansas City.

In July 1981 the catwalk collapsed at the Hyatt Regency in Kansas City, killing 114 people.

Our current Cohen Library exhibit, “Why Structures Fail: Challenges to Engineering Design,” is discussed by Oliver Schwaner-Albright in an article entitled “Design Challenge: Fend Off Disaster” in today’s New York Sun. Check it out at:


Townsend Harris in Today’s New York Times

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Times reporter and CCNY alumnus, Clyde Haberman, accompanied the Shimoda delegation on their visit last Wednesday to Green-Wood Cemetery and to City College. His column in today’s paper describes that visit, and quotes Library Archivist Sydney Van Nort as well. Check it out at:


July 14, 2008


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Matt Harding‘s latest video. Watch and be happy.

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