New Directions in Libraries: Now and Low

Working from home (and via Zoom) means that we don’t get to see students rushing across campus to get to classes, clustered at reading room tables, or sitting on the steps of Low Library. Columbia librarians are discovering new and innovative ways to reach our now all-remote users, which is part of a long and […]

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Amelia Earhart’s Adventurous Side

Carrie E. Hintz Archivist Alright, so the images here are a bit fuzzy– but what they show is a young Amelia Earhart (1897-1937) perched on top of the domed roof of Columbia’s Low Library. Earhart attended Columbia University’s School of General Studies from 1919-1920 (and again, briefly, in the spring of 1925) intending to go […]

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