SimplyE, a mobile app for ebooks, comes to Columbia

Columbia University Libraries is pleased to announce the launch of SimplyE for Columbia, a free mobile app that brings together ebooks from our collection and makes them accessible all in one place. Initially developed and launched by the New York Public Library, SimplyE helps Columbia’s Libraries improve the reading experience and makes available ebooks from […]

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Declassified government documents held in the Libraries’ collections are now significantly easier to search and discover

Columbia University Libraries and the History Lab are pleased to announce an important milestone in a multi-year project to significantly improve the discoverability of declassified government documents held in the Libraries’ collection via the Freedom of Information Archive (FOIArchive). Integration of the U.S. based collections of the archive in the Columbia Libraries’ catalog now enables […]

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Columbia University Libraries and the Center for Teaching and Learning Announce “From Books to Bytes” Instruction Modules

In partnership with the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), Columbia University Libraries is pleased to announce the availability of “From Books to Bytes: Navigating the Research Ecosystem,” a set of online resources that define the research lifecycle and provide students with practical research strategies. The six-part video series, intended for Columbia-affiliated students, guides viewers […]

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Five Ways to Get Started at the Libraries

Welcome to Columbia University Libraries! Whether you’re learning remotely or on campus, as a first-year student or returning, we are here to support you. Here are five easy ways to get started at the Libraries: Browse Collections Access millions of our collections online through CLIO. To request scans of print materials, look for the “Scan” […]

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Writing Resources for Master’s Projects

Working on your second draft and can't quite get the story to flow? Trying to tighten up your writing, or hammer out some grammatical details? These resources have you covered! (Call numbers are in bold below. All books are located in the Journalism Library or online.) Feature Writing Feature and magazine writing, by David Sumner […]

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CNTS Dataset on Domestic Conflict Events (International Coverage)

In addition to the wealth of data that is publicly available through federal, state, or local government sources, at Columbia you have access to a number of other rich datasets. You can access these datasets through the Numeric Data Catalog and the Spatial Data Catalog, which are maintained by the DSSC Data Service at Lehman […]

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Winter Break: Some Project and Thesis Tips!

Over the winter break, no doubt most of you will be hard at work on the first draft of your master’s projects and theses! Here are some ways to get help before your draft is due, along with some helpful resources and strategies for getting that draft done. Normal 0 false false false EN-US ZH-CN […]

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Viewing Past Master’s Projects & Theses

Master's projects/theses from past students are viewable in print at the Journalism Library and Lehman Library. Here's a guide to their location, based on year of completion. type year location MS projects 2011-2013 Journalism Library MS projects 2010 and earlier (back to 1957) Lehman Library (International Affairs Building) MA theses 2010-2013 Journalism Library MA theses […]

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Master’s Project/Thesis Resources

Getting started on your master's project or thesis? Here at the Journalism Library, we have lots of resources to help you get started! If you'd like to look at master's projects/theses from past students, you can access the 2010-2013 ones in Journalism. The 2009 and earlier projects/theses are located on the second floor of Lehman […]

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