Digital Humanities Center Hosts Film Night, Wednesday March 7

Tonight, Wednesday March 7 at 6pm the Digital Humanities Center will be hosting the first of a series of presentations of films created by users and staff of the DHC. This first evening, held in Butler 306, will feature five short films by DHC staff members Jason Alarcon, Kostas Antonopoulos, Michele de Caro, Rachel Israel, […]

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It’s (Streaming) Music to Your Ears

Like to listen to music on the go? Explore the Libraries' streaming audio databases. The Libraries offer several databases which feature streaming audio, in a wide variety of musical styles. One easy way to find these is the click on the "E-Resources" tab from the main Library Web page, and then select "E-Music". You can […]

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The Digital Humanities Center presents…

New Questions, Methods, and Collaborations Please join us for the next Digital Humanities talk with a presentation by Joan Lippincott, Associate Executive Director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Tuesday February 21, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:30pm | 523 Butler Library | Refreshments served Joan K. Lippincott is the Associate Executive Director of the […]

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The Digital Humanities Center Presents…

  Virtual Reality, VSim, and the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893: Is There Hope for the Technically Challenged? Please join us for the next in our Digital Humanities Speaker Series with a presentation by Dr. Lisa Snyder, Associate Director of the Experiential Technologies Center, UCLA. Tuesday Jan. 31, 2012 / 4-5:30pm / 114 Avery Hall […]

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This Week in Butler: Paper-Cutting Art Exhibition and Performances

 As part of this week’s Cinema China, Culture China festival, a Shanghai Paper-cutting Art Exhibition and daily performances by paper-cutting artists will be held on the third floor of Butler Library. The exhibition opens on Monday, October 17th and will remain on view through December. Performances by Paper-cutting artists Xi Xiaoqin and Shi Qinling will […]

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New Partnerships and Opportunities for Borrowing

MaRLI (Manhattan Research Library Initiative) Columbia full-time faculty and doctoral students may now borrow books from NYU or the New York Public Library (research collection).   Register for MaRLI as a Columbia scholar. MaRLI is a pilot project between Columbia, NYU, and the Research Collections at New York Public Library.  The project began in March 2011, and […]

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New Equipment and Software Available in Butler

Need to work on a Mac? Use Microsoft Word or Excel? Finish a graphic design project? There are new computers and software options available throughout Butler Library! In 300 Butler, in front of the circulation desk, 16 computer kiosks have been replaced with new computers that now include Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite – that includes […]

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Introducing Barbara Rockenbach, new Director of Humanities and History Libraries

Meet Barbara Rockenbach, the new Director of the Humanities and History Libraries at Columbia University. Rockenbach joins the Libraries from Yale University, where she served as Director of Undergraduate and Library Research Education. As Director of the Humanities and History Libraries (Butler and Music), Rockenbach will lead a group of experienced, dedicated librarians in exploring […]

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Congratulations Class of 2011!

The Butler Librarians congratulate the Class of 2011!  We wish you all success in your future endeavors. Remember, access to licensed electronic databases continues for a period of three months beyond the degree conferral date. Recent alumni will be able to enter the libraries for a period of thirty days after the date of graduation […]

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Network Upgrade in Butler

Over intersession CUIT upgraded the Butler Libary network on the second and third floors of the library to improve reliability, security and performance for both staff and public computing. Each network jack was upgraded from 10BaseT to 1000BaseT, and connectivity for wireless access points was improved as well. This effort was part of the campus […]

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