Now that graduation is around the corner (hurray!), you may be wondering about your future access to library resources. Here's a summary of what you'll be able to use as an alum! Electronic Resources (Databases): this link provides a list of the databases you'll have access to after graduation. On-Campus Library Use: you can obtain […]
Category: Graduating Students
Congratulations, 2013 Graduates!
Congratulations on your graduation! Wondering what Columbia library privileges you'll have after graduation? Here's the scoop: Your Columbia UNI and password will continue to give you electronic access to library resources for a grace period of about 6 months after graduation (assuming you were registered during the spring semester). The Library Information Office (LIO) encourages you […]
Cookie Fest for CUJ12!
Congratulations, graduating class of 2012! Please stop by the Journalism Library on Wednesday, 5/9 for one last cookie from all of us in the libraries (byo Jawa Juice). It's been a *pleasure* to work with you, and we wish you all the best! Don't forget to let me know if you would like your tweets […]
Alumni Library Privileges
Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! Wondering what Columbia library privileges you'll have after graduation? Here's the scoop: Your Columbia UNI and password will continue to give you electronic access to library resources for a grace period of about 6 months after graduation (assuming you were registered during the spring semester). The Library Information Office (LIO) […]
New York Public Library
With many students set to graduate in the coming weeks, it’s a great time to point out the wonderful resources available to NYC residents through the New York Public Library. With over 80 branches located in three boroughs, NYPL is an easily accessible option for soon-to-be graduates after their time at Columbia is over. NYPL […]
World Bank Data Products Now Freely Available
Great news for current students, graduating students, alumni, and faculty! The World Bank has recently made their data products freely available without subscription through their new open data site (http://data.worldbank.org), with more than 2,000 financial, business, health, economic, and human development statistics. Most of these products were previously only available through subscription. What kinds of […]
2010 Census – be counted!
The Census counts every resident in the United States, and is required by the Constitution to take place every 10 years. The 2010 Census will help communities receive more than $400 billion in federal funds for things like hospitals, schools, bridges, tunnels, senior centers, and much more! The data collected by the census also help […]
Questions (and Answers!) From Orientation Library Sessions…
Q: What library services will I have access to after I graduate? Will I have access to Lexis Nexis and Factiva? A: For 3 months after graduation, all graduates will continue to have access to the same resources that were available to them when they were students. Columbia University alums are welcome to use the […]