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Resource Spotlight – Ashley Jester

Please welcome Ashley Jester, the new Data Services Coordinator in the Social Sciences Libraries!  Ashley holds a PhD from Stanford in Political Science with advanced specializations in international relations, organizational behavior, and political economy.  She's here to assist you with your research, from the initial steps of background research and finding data to analysis and interpretation of data.  She's great with Excel, STATA, SPSS, R, and you can find her staffing the reference desks at the Digital Social Science Center (DSSC) and Data Services in Lehman Library.  She's also available for individual/small group consultations…AND she thinks journalism students are super-cool, so don't hesitate to call upon Ashley!

ashley.jester@columbia.edu, (212) 854-0514

Bloomberg Basics

lehman2009-03-09dsc_43911Bloomberg Basics will teach the basic navigation and searching skills necessary to begin using Bloomberg.  Instruction sessions are offered at the Digital Social Science Center in Lehman Library, and be sure to check out the Bloomberg Help Guide for navigation commands and tips.

  • October 7th, 10am ~ 11am
  • October 21st, 10am ~ 11am
  • November 4th, 10am ~ 11am

Register here – space is limited!  Can’t attend to one of the sessions above?  Request an individual or small group consultation.

Still Room! Bloomberg Basics Training

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There’s still room to sign up for Bloomberg Basics training in the Digital Social Science Center in Lehman Library! 

Bloomberg Basics will teach the basic navigation and searching skills necessary to begin using Bloomberg.  Instruction sessions will teach the basic navigation and searching skills necessary to begin using Bloomberg and are offered at the Digital Social Science Center in Lehman Library.

Can’t attend to one of the sessions above?  Email journalism@libraries.cul.columbia.edu to request an individual or small group consultation.

To view all library workshops and training, go to the Library Workshops & Research Help page.

Sustainability Information Expo

Sustainability InfoInterested in learning about resources related to sustainability?

Come join the science and social science librarians at the Sustainability Information Expo, Thursday, 2/3 11:30am-1:30pm in the Lehman Social Sciences Library.  Join the fun – talk to librarians about data/GIS, government, social science, business, science information resources related to sustainability.  Free lunch and raffle prize!

Questions?  Email dssc@libraries.cul.columbia.edu.

Bloomberg Basics

lehman2009-03-09dsc_43911This session will teach the basic navigation and searching skills necessary to begin using Bloomberg.  Instruction sessions are offered both in the Business & Economics Library and in Lehman Library, and be sure to check out the Bloomberg Help Guide for navigation commands and tips.:

Bloomberg at the Business & Economics Library:

  • January 29, 11am ~ 12pm FULL
  • February 12, 11am ~ 12pm FULL
  • February 26, 11am ~ 12pm
  • March 19, 11am ~ 12pm
  • April 2, 11am ~ 12pm  
  • April 16, 11am ~ 12pm

These sessions will be in the 1st Mezzanine reading room.  Space is limited – please email business@libraries.cul.columbia.edu to reserve your spot.

Bloomberg at the Digital Social Science Center, Lehman Library:

These sessions will be in 321A at the DSSC in Lehman Library.  Space is limited – please register at the links above.

Have You Been to the DSSC?

The Digital Social Science Center (DSSC) is located in Lehman Library in the School of International and Public Affairs on Amsterdam and 118th St.

It’s a great new space featuring computer workstations with 30 inch monitors, scanners, color printers, collaborative study areas, and presentation practice rooms.

Subject specialist librarians in the Social Sciences (including Journalism!) will be available to assist with software and equipment as well as reference and research. Check out DSSC hours and come join us!