Avery Drawings on the Road, Pentagon Papers and More!

by Jessica Gentile

Here’s a round up of the latest happenings at Columbia’s Libraries.

Avery Library

Avery Library’s drawings and archives are on the road. Museums across the country, including the San Diego Museum of Art, University of Virginia Art Museum and more, are displaying works on loan from Avery in their current exhibitions.

The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals has expanded its online access and now offers greater full-text articles from scholarly journals via a DOI system.

Digital Social Science Center

The Digital Social Science Center reports on the fortieth anniversary of the Pentagon Papers. To remember these historic documents, the National Archives and Record Administration has released the complete, unredacted version of the papers -all 47 volumes and 5,000 pages of them- in digital form.

Journalism Library

Columbia’s Journalism Library presents key facts from the FCC’s latest report, The Informational Needs of Communities: The Changing Media Landscape in the Broadband Age.

Science and Engineering Libraries

The Science and Engineering Libraries have subscribed to two more databases  – PHYSICSnetBASE, which provides full-text handbooks covering topics such as physics, mechanics, astronomy and other related subject areas and ERGONOMICSnetBASE, a searchable database that covers a multitude of topics that relate to human productivity and comfort.

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