Students and faculty at the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies are served by the Mina Rees Library at The Graduate Center. The Graduate Center Library provides students with an easy, quick way of accessing computer-based library materials through its internet-based resources. These include electronic research databases and an E-Reserve system where professors can post class related content.

In addition to the Graduate Center Library, students of the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies with a valid CUNY SLU ID have access to the 20 libraries of The City University of New York system. To enter any of the libraries, including the Graduate Center Library, students must present their SLU ID Card along with a valid picture ID.

Mina Rees Library at The Graduate Center, located at 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th St.

Mason Brown
Science Resources, and ASRC Librarian

Accessing Electronic Resources

About Online Resources and Services

 The Graduate Center’s Mina Rees Library is open online and ready to meet the research and teaching needs of our students and faculty. The library provides access to many library resources and services through the library website.

All library databases, e-journals, and e-books are available remotely. Interlibrary loan is available for journal articles and book chapters.

Robust reference assistance is available by email and 24/7 chat via the library website, and subject librarians are available for phone or video research consultations. Additionally, the library will be offering online workshops on Zotero, open access, book publication contracts, and dissertation, thesis, and capstone project deposit. Keep track of library events on the library calendar.

Library Workshops

Check the library’s events calendar for upcoming workshops on citation management tools (Zotero), scholarly communication, and other research topics.