Music Library Book Sale

The Queens College Music Library will hold a book sale October 30 between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm in the Atrium of the Aaron Copland School of Music. You’ll find books on music, scores, and recordings (CDs, DVDs, LPs, Cassettes, VHS tapes, etc.) Hard-cover books and scores will be $3.00, soft-cover $2.00, and recordings will be $.50 per LP/cassette, $1.00 per CD, $2.00 per DVD, and $.50 per VHS tape.
 
All proceeds fund the purchase of new books, scores, and recordings. Items in the sale are donations to the Music Library. Contact the Music Library at 718.997.3900 for additional details, or to donate materials. Please note that we are no longer able to accept donations of LPs.

NY Latin American Art Triennial

The QC Art Center welcomes fall and Hispanic Heritage Month with the New York Latin American Art Triennial. The program includes 7 art exhibitions throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens with the theme of “Progressive Transition,” and features over 100 Latino artists, local as well as from the Caribbean, Central America and South America.

Opening Reception on September 19, 6-8 PM.

Makerspace: ‘Busy’ is Our Middle Name!

The QC Makerspace is off to a roaring start this semester. The Makerspace is part of a 5 year, multimillion dollar grant from the National Science Foundation to incorporate its project-based learning into QC’s STEM classes, in order to improve undergraduate interest and retention in STEM programs. Congratulations to Head of Makerspace Nick Normal and his co-recipients!

The Makerspace also has a new team member, Student Aide Piphat “Filmy” Cheng. Filmy is in his final year studying graduate- level Photonics (Applied Physics), and is also a remarkable photographer.

All of us at the library welcome Filmy, and look forward to a great semester of new projects and events in the Makerspace. Stop by Rosenthal 101 and learn more!

 

Special Collections and Archives in the News

Annie Tummino and Rachel Kahn of QC Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives have published an article in The Academic Archivist, the blog of the College and University Archives Section of the Society of American Archivists (SAA). “Campus Unrest at 50: Commemorating the Legacy of Dissent at Queens College” is a wonderful introduction to the history and impact of student activism at Queens College in the 1960s, and a behind-the-scenes look at how the current exhibition is informing scholarship and instruction today. The exhibition is on view in Rosenthal Library through December 15, 2019, next to the Tanenbaum Room on Level 3.

 

 

NEW computers in the library

Vintage clothes? Unique and funky. Antique furniture? Could be gorgeous. But no one wants to use a ‘classic’ computer in the college library! Rosenthal Library is installing 75 brand-new computer workstations. Come down to the 2nd floor computer labs and check them out!

Free Access to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal

Students, faculty and staff can gain access to unlimited current articles from The New York Times website with a registered Academic Pass, courtesy of Queens College Libraries and CUNY.  First-time users must register for an Academic Pass with an active Queens College Email.

All CUNY students have access to The Wall Street Journal. Visit wsj.com/cuny and create an account with your active Queens College Email.