Sponsoring a Research Assistant
In order for Research Assistants to borrow materials from the GC Library on a sponsoring GC faculty member's library account:
How it Works
Setting Up a Proxy Account
|CLICS (Request Books from Other CUNY Libraries)||Yes|
|Loan Period||8 weeks|
|Renewal Limit for GC Books||Varies|
|Renewal Limit for Other CUNY Books||On-site access; off-site access if network account is obtained|
|Database Access||Yes, with proxy account|
|Printing||$0.15/page; free if network account is obtained|
|Special NYPL Borrowing Privileges||No|
Technology in the Library
Consult our Technology in the Library Guide for information about computers, printers, scanners, microfilm readers, equipment loans, and digital media equipment in the library.
Find out how to place books and media on reserve, how to access items on reserve, and where to go for help with Blackboard in our online Reserves Guide.
NYPL & MaRLI: Manhattan Research Library Initiative
GC researchers are granted special borrowing privileges at the New York Public Library research libraries. You may also apply online through MaRLI for borrowing privileges at Columbia University and New York University.
Learn about CUNY Academic Works, an open access institutional repository dedicated to collecting and providing worldwide access to the research, scholarship and creative work of the City University of New York in our Academic Works Guide.
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