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Occupy Wall Street Movement: Getting started

A guide to resources on the Occupy Wall Street movement, worldwide

Keeping Current With the Occupations Worldwide

Occupationalist has an interactive map and twitter feed, from the occupations worldwide.

The Occupy Archive has organised it's collections by location here.

Follow the occupations on Twitter using the hashtag #Occupy or #OWS

Occupy Streams is a conglomerate of video streams from all the occupations.

NYC Occupy Wall Street Movement

The General Assembly

NYCGA website - Begun in the Summer of 2011, The General Assembly of NYC continues to be the mechanism whereby decisions on the NYC Occupy Wall Street Movement are concensed upon - including the decision to Occupy Wall Street on September 17, 2011. The minutes of all OWS NYC GA meetings are posted here. Most of the working groups, committees and caucuses formed within the Occupation are represented here, and post their documents, announcements, meetings and events here. An OWS NYC Operational Spokescouncil was formed in October 2011 and the minutes of those meetings are posted here.

Other NYC Links

Occupy Guitarmy

OccupyWallStreetNYC on Twitter

Occupy Wall Street FaceBook Page also has a  Twitter feed

Occupy Wall Street NYC LiveFeed video on LiveStream

Occupy Wall Street Movement in the News


Getting Reference Help

When you do research for your classes, you shouldn't hesitate to ask a reference librarian for assistance.  

Feel free to stop by the reference desk on the 2nd floor of the library and talk in person to the librarian on duty.

You can also reach a reference librarian by phone at (212) 237 8246.

If you text your query to (646) 256 5199, a librarian will follow up right away (during business hours)

In addition, you can ask a question by email.

Or contact Ellen Belcher, the author of this guide