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Re-Charge at the CSI Library ! We now have phone charging stations! Charging cables for phones and laptops are also available for loan at the Circulation /Reserves Desk!
CUNY Life Skills and Ausome Tech Reception and Art Exhibit    Join us for the CUNY Life Skills & Ausome Tech reception celebrating our partnership with CUNY LEADS featuring the work of local artists with autism  June 27, 2024- July 26, 2024, Building 1L (CSI Library rotunda, gallery space)
Check out the New Generative AI Faculty Guide at or use slide link to visit guide.
New library research guide: On Islamophobia and Anti-Arab Racism. Visit guide at
Open Educational Resources (OER) saved CSI students $1,621,135 in textbook costs from 2017 to 2023. Click this slide to learn more about OER and Zero Textbook Courses (ZTC).
New online resource from the library: America's News by NewsBank A comprehensive collection of 3700 U.S. news sources, including the Staten Island advance! Click to access (CSI login required if connecting from off-campus).
Introducing Gale Primary Sources - Archives Unbound, a new database at the CSI Library! Use it to find primary source materials in American History and related fields. Click to access (CSI login required for off-campus users). (Images in slide include: FBI File on Eleanor Roosevelt; Federal surveillance of African Americans, 1920-1984; American Indian movement and Native American Radicalism; Liberation Movement in Africa and African America; and International Climatic Changes and Global Warming.)
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Stop AAPI hate (Illustration by @amberchia12)
Banned and Challenged Books: Click to Learn More
CSI Library's website on Race Matters and Social Justice
Need help with your research? Chat with a Librarian online through our ask-a-librarian service.
Check out our Digitized Student Publications!
Take our online CC Clue library tutorial now! Click this slide to take the tutorial.
National Geographic Virtual Library Magazine Archive Browse the full text of magazines, or search a variety of images such as maps, charts, portraits, engravings, or diagrams Learn more here! URL:
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Citation Help Guide
Use the linked form to get help from a subject specialist librarian.
Internet Archive Scholar searches over 25 million research articles preserved in the Internet Archive, from digitized copies of 18th century journals to Open Access conference proceedings and pre-prints. Click for more info.
Sign up for free access to the New York Times Online
Explore Our FDLP Government Documents Collection

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