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THE LIBRARY IS OPEN ONLINE! While our physical spaces remain closed, the CCNY Libraries team is working remotely to make library resources and services available online.

Remote Resources and Services for Fall 2020

HOLIDAY CLOSURE: CCNY Libraries virtual services will be closed November 26-November 29.

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FIQWS - Self and Other in Literature Freshmen Inquiry Writing Seminar

Claudia Rankine in New York City, 2014

Claudia Rankine in New York City 2014.. Photo by John Lucas   

Start with a Web Search for Subject Information

Start with a basic search on the New York Times website to find current items about your subject.

Use the site operator [nytimes.com: Claudia Rankine] to quickly locate your subject on the New York Times (or any other) website.

Use 6 Google Tricks That Will Turn You Into an Internet Detective from the New York Times for more search tips to speed your web searches

Search in OneSearch, CUNY's Discovery Tool 

Once you have identified some Subject Terms to go with your main subject, plug that information into OneSearch.

Watch the 6 minute video below to review how OneSearch works.