Have you ever gone looking for a book in the Burke circulating collections, only to be met with a shelf so tightly crammed that retrieving the text you need feels like tug of war? Books can crowd! There never seems to be enough room! You’ve seen it in your homes, in your offices, in […]
Alums CAN Access the Library!
‘Tis the season of graduations—from our college undergraduates to the newly-minted PhD’s, this month has been full of brilliant now-former students becoming a part of the extended alumni network. As alums, you continue to have access to the Columbia Libraries System, in modified ways. Do not fear—your access to beloved library materials does not end […]
Circulation Team Re-Orientation: New Year, Fresh Start
The Burke Library is of course a world-renowned research library and serves as the steward of rare volumes, sacred objects, and archives of Union Theological Seminary and Columbia University. But the Burke is also home to a thriving circulating collection; thousands of books, bound periodicals, microforms, and audio-visual materials change hands at our front desk […]