New Equipment and Software Available in the Libraries!

Need to work on a Mac? Use Microsoft Word or Powerpoint? Finish a graphic design assignment?  There are new computers and software options available throughout the libraries! In 300 Butler, in front of the Circulation desk, 16 computer kiosks have been replaced and the new computers now include Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite – that includes […]

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Check Out the Digital Humanities Center!

by Jessica Gentile, Social Media Intern The field of digital humanities has been around for decades, but with recent advancements in digitization and internet technologies, it’s quickly emerged as one of academia’s most exciting areas. It’s even being hailed as the "next big thing" by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Columbia’s Digital Humanities Center (DHC; […]

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There’s a New Way to Find Articles

Reference Librarian Sarah Witte recently posted on the Butler Library blog about a new way to conduct article searches. This very fast “webscale discovery service” searches journals and newspapers, in both full-text and citations. The functionality allows you to limit the results by article type, publication date, subject term, and even language. To get to this feature, […]

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Get More From Google Scholar with the Libraries

You can access the full-text journal and database content provided by Columbia University Libraries directly from Google Scholar. Just type the title of a journal article into Google Scholar and then link directly to Columbia’s full-text via "e-Link@Columbia."     If you’re on campus and you search Google Scholar, you will automatically see the "e-link @ […]

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CU Libraries on YouTubeEDU

The Columbia Libraries are now on the CU YouTube channel. Watch our Library Essentials video tutorials, an overview of our recent exhibition on the Andrew Alpern Collection of Drawing Instruments, seminars from the Oral History Workshops, the CDRS scholarly communication series Research Without Borders, or check out Murder in the Stacks. Subscribe to the Columbia University Channel […]

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