Monthly Archives: September 2015

Fall 2015 Hours

8d22997r Welcome to all the new and returning students. Starting Tuesday, September 8th, the library will be open the following hours:

Monday-Thursday: 9am-Midnight
Friday: 9am-7pm
Saturday: 10a-6pm
Sunday 11am-11pm

Please enjoy your three day weekend and we look forward to seeing you soon!

New Data: Gallup Analytics

Check out our newest data resource at Columbia Libraries: Gallup Analytics.

Gallup Analytics puts Gallup’s best global intelligence in users’ hands to help them better understand the strengths and challenges of the world’s countries and regions.  Users can access Gallup’s U.S. Daily tracking and World Poll data to compare residents’ responses region by region and nation by nation to questions on topics such as economic conditions, government and business, health and well-being, infrastructure, and education.

To Access:

Email us at to schedule a time to use this database. Access is available Monday through Friday in the Digital Social Science Center, Lehman 215.

What You’ll Find:

Build and export your own datasets, by selecting polling results across multiple geographies, years, and variables.

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Visually explore relationships between different polling variables.

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Get a quick snapshot overview of a particular geography or set of countries.

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For more information on how to use Gallup Analytics, contact us at


Come Tour Our Library!

Start your year off right with a tour of Lehman Library, on the 3rd Floor of the SIPA Building at 118th & Amsterdam. We’re home to the Digital Social Science Center, Global Studies Division, and Center for Digital Research & Scholarship (CDRS).


Friday, September 4, 10 – 11 am
Tuesday, September 8, 10 – 11 am
Wednesday, September 9, 10 – 11 am
Thursday, September 10, 12 – 1 pm

Come meet our team of librarians and see our awesome map room, browse our collection of international newspapers, find the best study spaces, and learn the story behind the statue that lives on our main floor.


Special DSSC Hours

Students & Faculty: We’re so excited to welcome you back to campus!
We’re out and about at Department Orientations and First Year Welcome Events, and will have modified hours the rest of this week.

Thursday, Sept 3, 2:30 – 5:00 pm
Friday, Sept 4, 3:00 – 5:00 pm

If you need assistance, please email us at

Classes start Sept 8 and we’ll be back to our regular hours, Monday through Friday, 11 am to 5 pm. See you soon!