Friday, June 1, 2012

Milton Glaser on Creativity

"Creativity is a verb, and it is a very time consuming verb.  It’s about taking an idea in your head, and transforming that idea into something real.  And that’s always going to be a long and difficult process."

- Milton Glaser, as quoted in Jonah Lehrer’s Imagine: Call no. BF408 .L455 2012, Manhattan Library

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

JP Rangaswami: Information is Food

"...'There is no such animal as information overload, there is only filter failure.' I put it to you that information, if viewed from the point of food, is never a production issue; you never speak of food overload. Fundamentally, it's a consumption issue. And we have to start thinking about how we create diets within ourselves, exercise within ourselves to have the faculties to deal with information, to have the labeling to be able to do it responsibly..."
                                 -- JP Rangaswami


Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Do you need to study in a group?

The Manhattan Library has 3 group study rooms available to students, located on the 3rd floor of 1855 Broadway.  You can reserve a room for up to 2 hours.  A minimum of 2 students must be present.

Find out more, or reserve a room, by visiting the circulation desk located on the 2nd floor of the library.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Faculty: Complete the Online Survey and Win a Kindle Fire!

The Library Systems Committee of the Academic Senate requests that all faculty complete the Faculty Survey of Library Resources & Services. The purpose of this survey is to gain faculty feedback to assist the library in improving services and resources. As an incentive, the library will be giving away two Kindle Fires to two randomly selected faculty members who complete the survey.

Watch your inbox for an email for the survey or click here to access the survey.
We thank you in advance for your participation.  If you have any questions, please contact Jeffrey Feinsilver ( or Yuko Oda (

May the odds be with you!

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

What's Hot in Science: Best of 2011

Pubget is a search engine for life science PDFs. Pubget makes scientific research easier by simplifying the process of finding, managing and analyzing scientific papers.
To access the top 20 papers of 2011 viewed in Pubget click here.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."
                                                  --  Mark Twain

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

World News Digest Trial

The NYIT Library is pleased to offer a trial of World News Digest: World News Digest brings together and enhances nearly seven decades of news from the renowned Facts On File World News Digest in print. This archival record of domestic and international news is updated weekly and contains more than 1 million internal hyperlinks and convenient new features such as tabbed search results. It covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940.

This is currently a trial. If you would like to submit feedback please contact us via email.
Link: Go to this database!
Trial period: February 1, 2012 - March 1, 2012
Publisher: Facts on File