LGBT Magazine Archive

The LGBT Magazine Archive provides full text, cover to cover access to a variety of publications ranging from the Advocate to Transgender Tapestry, and includes French, English, and Scottish publications. Other Columbia University Library databases supporting LGBTQ*  research: Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History & Culture since 1940; Independent Voices LGBT Life with Full […]

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Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities

Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities is a new full-text database of primary source material useful for researching 19th-and 20th-century women’s history, with a focus on sexuality and reproductive freedom; women and the labor movement; international peace activism; and second wave feminist movements.  It also includes a collection of European periodicals, and a collection […]

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International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day and 1968: The Global Revolutions, an exhibition in our Rare Book and Manuscript Library,  here are some recent full-text databases for researching women in 1968-1970. Independent Voices, a database of underground and alternative magazines and newspapers.  Includes feminist, Black American, campus underground, GI Press, Latino, LGBT, Native American, and right-wing […]

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Building the Contemporary Composers Web Archive (by Samantha Abrams)

Building the Contemporary Composers Web Archive by Samantha Abrams, Web Resources Collection Librarian, Ivy Plus Libraries Ever-evolving, the Contemporary Composers Web Archive is an extension of an existing collaborative collection development agreement between Ivy Plus Libraries and music librarians at Brown University, the University of Chicago, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Harvard […]

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Welcome to the Libraries!

We all look forward to this time of year, when we welcome and introduce our university community to the extensive resources available in the Libraries. Here are some of our upcoming events and orientation sessions. “Getting Your Bearings” for Graduate Students The Libraries will be offering five “Getting Your Bearings” sessions to introduce graduate students […]

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Borrow Direct Loan Period Expanded to 16 Weeks

From the Libraries Spotlight Blog: We heard you! The expanded 16-week loan period for materials requested via Borrow Direct begins July 1, 2017. The new loan period will be 16 weeks – a full semester – with no renewals. This is a change from our current 6-week loan period plus one 6-week renewal. Thank you for your feedback. You help to […]

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Featured Resource: NAACP Papers

The NAACP Papers database (ProQuest) was added to Columbia’s resources in Fall 2016. It consists of six modules reproducing a wide range of primary source materials from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). “Nearly two million pages of internal memos, legal briefings and direct action summaries—the most widely used collection in […]

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Recently Added Resources

The following online resources have become newly available to Columbia University researchers since September 12, 2016. We hope that you may find something of interest here. Arcanum digitheca Archives unbound has been enhanced by the addition of the following modules: General George C. Marshall’s mission to China, 1945-1947 Political relations and conflict between republican China […]

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Women’s Magazine Archive

The Women’s Magazine Archive  provides full-text access to popular women’s interest magazines.  Collection 1 has just been published and includes Better Homes and Gardens (1925-1978) , Good Housekeeping (1885-2005), Ladies Home Journal (1886-2005), Parents (1949-2005), Redbook (1903-2002), and the Canadian magazine Chatelaine (1928-2005).   These publications chronicle women’s roles and family life with articles on […]

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