Daphne Koller, Coursera Co-Founder, To Speak At Columbia Library April 16

Daphne Koller, Stanford University professor and co-founder of massively open online course (MOOC) platform Coursera, will speak at Columbia University on Tuesday, April 16 at 2:00PM in 203 Butler Library. Sree Sreenivasan, Columbia’s Chief Digital Officer, will introduce the talk. The event is free and open to members of the Columbia community with a valid […]

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Quatercentenary of the House of Romanov

Kempner Gallery February 14th – June 28th, 2013 The exhibition Quatercentenary of the House of Romanov features objects drawn from various collections held by the Bakhmeteff Archive and the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Columbia University. It consists of books, correspondence, original charters, maps, photographs, posters, personal documents, ephemera, and books and other possessions […]

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Scholarly Societies in the Humanities: New Models and Innovation

Tuesday, March 5, 12 pm Faculty House, Third Floor In an era of networked communication, how can scholarly societies in the humanities remain vital and relevant to their members? Which service models can sustain societies when inexpensive communication tools are easily accessible to individual scholars? Join in a discussion on these questions with Kathleen Fitzpatrick […]

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Comics at Columbia: The Golden Age

A panel discussion to celebrate Columbia University Libraries' Golden Age Acquisitions Thursday, March 7th, 2013 – 6pm Butler Library, Room 523 Denny O'Neil:  comic book writer and former Batman editor Larry Tye: author of Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero Jay Emmett: former Warner Communications executive Al Jaffee: legend Moderated by Paul […]

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Book Treasures for Tractors: The Dispersal of Libraries in Soviet Russia

2012/2013 Book History Colloquium at Columbia University Edward Kasinec Book Treasures for Tractors: The Dispersal of Libraries in Soviet Russia 523 Butler Library, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m The destruction and displacement of cultural treasures has often followed in the wake of political and social revolution. Kasinec’s presentation treats the Soviet government-sponsored sales of art, books, […]

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Cultural Change in the Digital Humanities: Balancing Access, Participation & Security

Tues, Feb.  19  ~  Noon – 1:30 PM 203 Butler Library SPONSORS:  Columbia Libraries Digital Humanities Center and Digital Program Division Free and open to the public. No RSVP required. Arienne M. Dwyer Visiting Professor of Digital Humanities, CUNY Graduate Center Professor of Linguistic Anthropology, University of Kansas Co-Director, Institute for Digital Research in the […]

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Workshop: Enhancing Access to Oral History, February 14 at 6PM

Columbia Center for Oral History, the Oral History Master of Arts, and the Digital Humanities Center Presents: Search, Explore, Connect: Enhancing Access to Oral History Thursday, February 14th, 2013 6pm – 8pm 523 Butler Library Free and open to the public. No registration required. The digital age has greatly enhanced opportunities and possibilities for a […]

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