Rosenthal Library

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QC Exhibit Highlights the Memory of Those in Belgium Who Resisted Nazi Occupation

On the sixth floor of the Rosenthal Library, Queens College is currently hosting an exhibit titled, “Resistance and Memory in Belgium, 1940-1945: Multiple Narratives.” The exhibit highlights the story of human beings who resisted Nazi occupation in Belgium during World War II. Stemming from a variety of backgrounds, the individuals display the courage it took, […]

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Iraqi Jew reads from memoir about struggles in 1960s

Dr. Cynthia Kaplan Shamash, who was one of the last remaining Jews in Iraq, read a section of her memoir that explained how her people were brutally treated during the 1960s. She read from “The Strangers We Became: Lessons in Exile From One of Iraq’s Last Jews” on March 3 in the Benjamin Rosenthal Library, […]

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Library offers convenience through Mediascape rooms

Large glass doors, luxury couches, smooth chairs, a wide roundtable and a 36-inch TV. This is not a fantasy, it is a Mediascape room at the library. In 2008, the Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library announced it would renovate all six floors after its look began to falter since its opening in 1988. The entire project […]

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A variety of resources for use at Rosenthal Library

The Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library consists of six floors filled with many resources for students and faculty to use. Specifically, the library holds over 900,000 books, 1,000 scholarly articles and 92,000 periodicals. Moreover, there are computers and study rooms available on each floor. The Multimedia Common room, found on first floor, provides free electronic rentals […]

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Conference looks ahead and draws lessons from Civil Rights Movement

The Africana Studies Program and the National Congress of Black Women hosted a symposium reflecting on the Civil Rights Movement as well as ways for black youths to progress in terms of education on Oct. 23 at Rosenthal Library 230. The forum was broken up into two parts. The first half dealt with the issue of […]

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Securing the Library

Students without Q-Cards have been blocked from entering the Benjamin Rosenthal Library since Oct. 1 switchover to the turnstile entrance system. Security at the library’s entrance will turn away students without Q-Cards and direct them to the One Stop Service Center, in the Dining Hall, to exchange their old identification cards for new ones. The […]

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