Welcome New Students

CLIO (Columbia Libraries Information Online) is our unified discovery system which provides a single search interface to four different sources: the library catalog; a large database of articles, dissertations, and ebooks; Academic Commons, our institutional repository; and the Libraries website.  A search for john jay revolution will return the following results.  Click directly on a […]

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Searching Government Documents in CLIO

It is now easier to search and browse government documents in CLIO (e.g. congressional hearings, executive reports, population projections). When using the catalog, there are two new formats in the Format facet on the left: US Government Document and NY State/City Government Document. The US Government Document format is restricted to information from federal government […]

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New Library Location Search

The latest CLIO release, 7.10.8,  introduces a library location keyword search in both the Basic and Advanced Catalog Searches, a feature requested by many Columbia librarians. Some use cases: A scholar in Avery would like to find books about hospitals in the Avery collection, but the “Avery” location facet only limits to material physically located […]

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Working with Search Results

Following on September’s update which targeted improvements to record emailing and printing, October’s CLIO release also focuses on what happens after a search is complete. We’ve improved support for Zotero in the following areas: better handling of e-book records additional publication details have been added (place, year) improved support for music, sound and video recordings […]

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