Category Archives: Widgets & Tools

News On-the-Go

Picture 17Own a mobile device?  Check out the following mobile editions of your favorite broadcast news sources to watch your news on-the-go:

LibX for Columbia University Libraries

Have you used the Columbia University Edition of LibX?  It’s a Firefox extension, providing direct access to Columbia’s resources and allowing you to conveniently search the Columbia University Libraries online catalog, CLIO, and follow embedded visual cues in Google Scholar, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and The New York Times Book Review.  Just look for the crown!Picture 7

If you haven’t tried LibX, it’s a great time to start! This is a fantastic tool and will save you lots of time in searching. And if you have any questions, please feel free to drop by the Journalism Library or send email to widget-help@libraries.cul.columbia.edu.

Installation instructions:
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/services/tools/libx_tool/install.html

User guide:
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/services/tools/libx_tool/guide.html

Columbia on iTunes U and YouTube EDU

butler2008-redbullColumbia University has audio and video content available on iTunes U and YouTube EDU!  Course lectures, workshops, events, Library Essentials videos, and much more – click above or bookmark the following links:

http://itunes.columbia.edu

http://youtube.com/columbia

Grab your earbuds and join us!

New CLIO

Have you seen the new CLIOPicture 5With extra built in functionality, like book covers with search results, permanent URLs for each item, and the ability to text or email a title, location, and call number for an item, it’s a must-see!

Feeling nostalgic?  You can still get to CLIO Classic

Let us know what you think about the new CLIO send feedback!  For questions, please check CLIO Help or ask a librarian.

You spoke, we listened! Email subscription to Journalism Library Blog

You spoke, we listened!  You can now subscribe to the blog via email.  Simply enter your email address and click "Subscribe" at the option on the left side of the blog, below the search box.  Thank you for your feedback and suggestions!  Stay tuned for more improvements to the Journalism Library services…

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Follow your favorite news sources on Twitter!

Follow some of your favorite news sources on Twitter!  Here are just a few – and don’t forget to follow the Journalism Library on Twitter at JournalismLib:

BBC – http://twitter.com/bbc
MSNBC – http://twitter.com/msnbc
New York Times – http://twitter.com/nytimes
NPR – http://twitter.com/npr
Reuters – http://twitter.com/reuters