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Update on COVID-19 and the GTL

In compliance with New York State Governor Cuomo's stay-at-home executive order due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gannett-Tripp Library will be closed until further notice. Library staff will be available for research assistance online. Details are available on the GTL Help page, https://libguides.elmira.edu/Help

Interlibrary loan is available for articles only, but will be unreliable because many of our lending partners are also closed.

For information about EC's response to COVID-19, visit the Coronavirus Information page at https://www.elmira.edu/Student/Student_Support/Health_Center/Coronavirus_Information.html

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The Gannett-Tripp Library will be CLOSED until further notice.

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Secrets of the Serial Set

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Secrets of the Serial Set:

The Rise and Fall of Alcatraz"

This month, the GTL debuts a new feature, courtesy of the HeinOnline databases.

"Secrets of the Serial Set" is an exciting and informative monthly blog series from HeinOnline dedicated to unveiling the wealth of American history found in the United States Congressional Serial Set. Join us each month to explore notable events in U.S. history using the primary sources themselves. Grab a seat and prepare to be blown away by what the Serial Set has to offer."

"This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series by examining the history of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, one of America’s most notorious federal prisons."

You can view "Alcatraz" at this link: home.heinonline.org/blog/2020/02/secrets-of-the-serial-set-the-rise-and-fall-of-alcatraz/

The blog post contains links to primary documents from the Serial Set.  To view these materials, click on any link.

  • In the new page that opens, look for "Off-Campus/Remote Access".
  • Type "Elmira College" in the box, then click the "Login" button.
  • On the next page, enter your Elmira College e-mail and password, then click "Submit". 

If you encounter problems at any point, please contact the library at researchhelp@elmira.edu -- and let us know what you think of the "Secrets of the Serial Set"!

COVID-19 Resources

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Many publishers and content providers are offering free temporary access to electronic content during the pandemic crisis, to help support classes that are being taught online. Most of these materials are not accessible through Library Search -- you must access them directly through the GTL Databases page or specific links. Visit https://libguides.elmira.edu/covid-resources frequently for updates.

Image info:“Coronavirus.” [Coronavirus (COVID-19) - CG Illustration]  Yuri Samoilov, March 20, 2020, Flickr CC BY 2.0. https://flic.kr/p/2iFZkM4 

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Effective March 23, 2020, until further notice:

If you need research help, please use one of the following options.  

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Quick answers to frequently asked questions:
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GTL Phone   Research Help Phone:

(607) 735-1866

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(607) 953-6060

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Research Help Email: researchhelp@elmira.edu