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PRLS 5710 Research Seminar in Puerto Rican & LatinX Studies

Prof.Reynaldo Ortiz-Minaya OER.

Library Research

Use the Brooklyn College Library and CUNY-wide library resources for student research on Final Paper Projects.

Contact Librarian Beth Evans, the subject specialist Puerto Rican & LatinX Studies.

Watch an hello message from your course librarian and check out some quick tips for using the library.

I look forward to working with the class.

Beth Evans

Brooklyn College Library

bevans@brooklyn.cuny.edu

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Helpful Information on Accessing Resources Remotely

To access some items you need to login with your Brooklyn College ID and others you will need to enter a password given to you by your professor.

The following icons will let you know what you will need to do to access the items. 

If an item has no icon, then you don't need to do anything to access it.

Off-campus access. You will be prompted to enter your Brooklyn College ID and login.Off-campus access. You will be prompted to enter your Brooklyn College ID and login.

Password protected iconPassword protected item.  You will be prompted to enter the password given to you by your Professor.

Need assistance with off-campus access? Go to the library's Library Remote Access page for assistance and instructions.

Newspaper Icons

NYTimes logo.Clicking takes you to cuny nytimes account sign-up.Items located on the NYTimes site, access with free CUNY account..

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The Brooklyn College Library's electronic resources (e.g. journals, ebooks, databases, etc.) are available to registered students, faculty, and staff when off-campus, including while abroad. If you would like to connect from off-campus you will need to authenticate yourself. Click here to Authenticate yourself now.

Instructions
If you are a student:
  • User ID = your 8-digit CUNY EmpID
  • Password format = FLMM/DD/YY
  • FL = your CUNYfirst official First and Last initials (upper case)
  • MM/DD/YY = your 6-digit birthday with the SLASHES
  • Example: If your name is Jalil Doe and your birthday is November 21, 1998, your password would be JD11/21/98

Don't know your EMPLID? Check under My Info in the BCWebCentral Portal

If you are Faculty or Staff:

  • User ID: is found before the @ sign of your BC Email (e.g. jalil.doe01 of jalil.doe01@brooklyn.cuny.edu).
  • Password: is your BC Email Password.

If you need to request a Brooklyn College email account, use this account request form.


For further assistance go to the library's Ask a Librarian page, or use this form. If you want read more on Library Remote Access, .

Brooklyn College remote authentication screen.

All CUNY members have free access to The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and the Chronicle of Higher Education.

  • Use CUNY.edu email to sign up.
  • Faculty & staff renew every year.
  • Students have access until graduation.
    • renewal requires working CUNY.edu address.  

NY Times: Anyone who initiates an account will have an active subscription for one year from the date she/he creates the account. If you already have an annual subscription to the NYTimes, you can cancel it and will receive a refund. However, if you only have a monthly subscription, the New York Times will not issue a refund for that month.

Newspaper Icons

NYTimes logo.Items located on the NYTimes site, access with free CUNY account..

Wall Street Journal logo (wsj initials).Items located on Wall Street Journal site, access with free CUNY account..