The Bluest Eye Opening Reception Book Party

When: Thursday, February 22 – from 12:00 pm – 1:50 pm
Where: North Hall Library, Room 314


The Library Department, in partnership with Womxn Up! and the Social Justice Network, is delighted to host BCC Reads for Spring 2024! The Bluest Eye, by distinguished author Toni Morrison is the book selected. Learn more about Toni Morrison, themes in The Bluest Eye, upcoming events, and the American Library Association grant that made this possible

Human Services Research Overview  

When: In-person Monday, March 11 – from 2:00 pm – 2:40 pm; Zoom Wednesday, March 13 – 6:00pm – 6:40pm
Where: North Hall Library, Room 210

This workshop will guide students through the research process for Human Services’ needs. Students will become familiar with library and online resources that specialize in areas of human services. Students will apply learned searching techniques to Google Scholar, and OneSearch. This workshop will provide the skills necessary to successfully fulfill research assignments and conduct relevant research in the Human Services field.

eSearch for Research

When: Wednesdays, April 7th & 24th; May 1st & 15th – from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: North Hall Library, Room 210

In this workshop, participants will gain exposure to the research databases available through the BCC Library. Using these databases promotes information literacy as students learn how to retrieve scholarly and peer-reviewed journal articles efficiently and effectively. Participants will also learn how to: access the library’s resources when off campus, create bibliographies using APA and MLA citation styles and identify credible resources for the research they will be required to do throughout their academic careers.

The Cryptography of Research Assignments (Faculty Workshop)

When: TBA
Where: North Hall Library, Room 210

Help your students understand how to decode and untangle the rudiments of their research assignments and questions, by engaging in a set of exercises aimed at helping students better understand how to approach their research questions. Why do students struggle with research assignments will be part of the discussion as well as instructional modelling and critical thinking mediations.

Resource sharing 101: Leveraging library systems for student success

When: TBA

Where: North Hall, Room 120

Having the necessary reading materials is critical to student performance in their respective courses.  This workshop is geared towards understanding the role of library systems and its impact on information accessibility.  Students will learn how to distinguish between library collection types and item availability within OneSearch, CUNY Libraries’ main discovery tool.

Contact Us

North Hall Library, 2nd Floor

Spring 2024 Hours


Phone: 718-289-5431

Information Desk: 718-289-5100 x3598

Reference Desk: 718-289-5974

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