Access all CGS publications online, for free
    January 22, 2013

    The Member Library is a new membership benefit* that provides free electronic access to all CGS publications. Any administrator, faculty or staff member associated with a CGS institution may access our publications in PDF format** (login required). Take advantage of this new benefit by viewing, downloading, or printing PDFs of your favorite titles.


    The move to electronic publishing will allow CGS to reduce the costs of publishing hard copy books, processing orders, and maintaining inventory. Best of all, electronic publishing makes it easier for CGS members to access and share data, information and best practice guidance with their graduate communities.


    For those who still wish to order print versions of publications, CGS will offer access to print-on-demand editions through an external provider.


    In the coming months, we will continue to sell hardcopy publications based on availability of stock while printing is gradually transitioned from the Online Store to a vendor offering professional-quality printing at low rates. Your orders for print-on-demand publications will be fulfilled directly by the print vendor.


    For questions about the Member Library or the availability of hard copies for sale, please contact us at


    * This service is provided for institutional members (US, Canada and International) and sustaining members.


    ** Copyright restrictions apply. Please do not distribute copies outside of your member institution.




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