Primary Sources for Latin American and Latino Studies

Thursday, February 7, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Room 9204

Latin American and Latino archives are rich and sometimes mysterious places. CUNY and NYPL librarians and archivists assemble at the Bildner Center February 7 to highlight their collections and to share tips and strategies with researchers.

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Zotero on Your Laptop

Monday, February 11, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

C196.05 (in the library’s concourse level)

Join us for a hands-on introduction to managing citations with Zotero, a free and open source research tool that makes organizing your research and creating bibliographies a breeze.

Please bring a laptop with you, and make sure you can install software on it, so our instructors can help you get started on your own devices.

  • Learn about the basics of Zotero
  • Install Zotero on your laptop
  • Create a Zotero account
  • Place citations into your Zotero account
  • Create a Bibliography using Word plug-in

For beginners.

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Welcome to the Library!

Tuesday, February 19, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm


This overview of the Graduate Center Library will include:

  • an introduction to the library website,
  • subject specific databases,
  • resources beyond the GC library,
  • sample search queries,
  • citation management instruction overview, and
  • archival and primary source subject-specific searching.

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Research for Masters’ Students

Thursday, February 21, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

In this workshop we will discuss research at a graduate level. Topics to be covered include:

  • How to search for resources,
  • Choosing a topic,
  • Evaluating sources,
  • Paper formatting.

Attendees will come away with strategies for taking their research to the next level.

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