New Columbia Digital Library Collections Website (Beta)

Columbia University Libraries / Information Systems is pleased to announce the beta launch of our new Digital Library Collections website. The new site combines into one platform the digital content and metadata from many of our digital special collections projects and online exhibitions. Until now, all of our digital projects’ content has been managed within […]

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Access The Libraries From Your Mobile Device!

There is now an even better, easier way to access all of the online features and resources Columbia University Libraries have to offer online! The new mobile site can be found at http://m.library.columbia.edu.  Bookmark the page on your phone to quickly reach: CLIO News & Events Library Hours Facebook & Twitter Ask A Librarian And […]

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Celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month and what better way to acknowledge African-American history than through scholarly research? The Libraries' are fortunate enough to house rare archives of many African-American men and women that made a difference in the course of history.  One such online exhibit,"The Unwritten History," features digital reproductions of more than sixty individual pages […]

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New Database Trial Round-up!

by Jessica Gentile, Social Media Intern Here are some new database trials to check out this week. Remember, access is limited to the trial period offered so be sure to note the end date for each database. Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice This resource contains primary source documents pertaining to subjects of slavery, abolition and […]

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Archives of the Council of City Churches of New York Available at Burke!

by Jessica Gentile, Social Media Intern The Burke Theological Library at Columbia University is pleased to announce the completed processing of the archives of the Council of Churches of the City of New York (CCCNY), Department of Church Planning and Research. CCCNY is the oldest ecumenical council in the United States and has records dating back […]

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New Database Roundup!

by Jessica Gentile, Social Media Intern Here’s a roundup of some of the Libraries’ newest databases and electronic resources. Christian Periodical Index Christian Periodical Index provides indexing for a wide variety of evangelical Christian journals, including Journal of Christian Nursing, Hymn, Bible and Spade, Discipleship Journal and many more. Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon: Artists of the world […]

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CLIO New Arrivals Now Publicly Available

by Jessica Gentile The Library Information Technology Office is now making CLIO New Arrivals publicly available on the main CLIO web page. This service allows you to search and discover new acquisitions from within the past three months by the Columbia University Libraries. You can search for resources by title, author and keyword as well as […]

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CUL Digital Collections: The Robert Biggert Collection of Architectural Vignettes

The Libraries is pleased to announce a new digital collection! The Biggert Collection contains over 1,300 items with architectural imagery spanning the dates 1850 to 1920, from more than 350 cities and towns in 45 states, as well as the District of Columbia and U.S. possessions. The collection’s billheads, letterheads, envelopes, checks, and business cards […]

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“Frances Perkins: The Woman Behind the New Deal” New Online Exhibit!

The Columbia University Libraries are pleased to launch a new online exhibition, "Frances Perkins: The Woman Behind the New Deal." Frances Perkins (1880-1965) is no longer a household name, yet she was one of the most influential women of the twentieth century. Government official for New York State and the federal government, including Industrial Commissioner of […]

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