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Grad Students, finish your semester right!

April 29, 2009

Bobst Library offers a number of ways to support grad students during the busy end-of-the-semester crunch:

Extended Hours: The stacks are open for study until 3AM during final exams, May 2-13. Lower Levels are open 24/7.

Expanded Seating: We will be offering extra seating in selected areas of the library.

FREE Coffee: Get complimentary coffee during finals after 6pm at the snack bar on Lower Level 1.

FREE Stress Management Assistance: The Student Health Center will be offering sessions on relaxation and self-hypnosis to improve concentration and reduce anxiety. May 5th from 10am to 12pm and May 7th from 2:30 to 4:30 in seminar room 1-17A (next to the circulation desk opposite the elevators, around the corner from the Elmer bust)

Reference Assistance: The reference desks are open as usual (1st floor: Mon-Thurs 10am-9:45pm, Fri 10am-6:45pm, Sat 11am-6pm, Sun 1-7pm), and you can always IM a librarian (screen name: AskBobst) Mon-Wed from 10am-midnight, Thurs 10am-11pm, Fri-Sat 11am-6pm, and Sun 1pm-10pm. For more info on Ask-a-Librarian, go to:


New York Times Closes TimesSelect; Last 20 Years Of Archives Open

September 25, 2007

No more TimesSelect Analysis on

Free access to TimeSelect for .edu

March 20, 2007

The New York Times is now offering complimentary subscriptions to TimesSelect to students and faculty of institutions of higher learning.

1. Go to the TimesSelect Complimentary University Subscription page

2. Enter your .edu email address; follow the confirmation link.

TimesSelect content includes:

* Op-Ed Columnists: From Brooks to Rich
* News Columnists: From Business, New York/Region, Sports and The
International Herald Tribune
* TimesSelect Newsletters
* Archives: Access up to 100 articles each month from the NY Times’
1851 – Present archive

New Online Full Text News Sources

February 15, 2007

For NYU students, faculty, and staff.

To connect from off-campus, see: Connecting from off-campus.

# PressDisplay

Instant access to over 350 newspapers from around the world. Includes page images, RSS feeds, and even audio versions of news stories for listening online or on mobile devices. Pages and articles may also be downloaded.

# Latin American Newsstand

A selection of full-text Latin-American newspapers and newswires covering international and Latin-American regional topics. View titles.

# World News Connection

Monitor non-U.S. media sources. View sources