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 […]
Government shutdown got you down?
Has the US Government shutdown caused the web sites you need to cease to function? WELL, our very own Data Services department has helped us out! You can find everything you need from the links on this page:http://library.columbia.edu/locations/dssc/alt-data.html. Aren't they amazing? […]
Schedule a Research Consultation
Mid-semester is quickly approaching! Writing a research paper? Need help finding sources? Set up an appointment with a librarian HERE – or use the "Schedule a Research Consultation" option under the Ask Us tab on the library homepage. A librarian will gladly meet with you to discuss suggestions for finding books, articles and online sources. […]
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
Ever wonder about Columbia's exciting historical newspapers collection? So much journalism history is right at your fingertips, including titles like The (New York) Sun from which the famous declaration to eight-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon was written in 1897. You can find this letter to the editor in The Sun in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, […]
Winter Break at the Libraries: What You Need to Know
Winter break is a time most students leave campus, but if you are student, PhD candidate, visiting scholar, or faculty member still at Columbia, here are some tips for making the most of intersession: Hours: During intersession, which runs 12/24-1/16, many of the Libraries are closed on Sundays and some Saturdays, as well as University […]
Tips for Study Days and Finals!
The Libraries are here to support you throughout the end of the semester! Here’s how: Extended hours in Graduate Rooms in Butler from December 13-23. Stressbusters will be in Butler 203 on Wednesday, December 14, giving backrubs, tips for reducing stress and more. Librarians will also be on hand to answer questions and hand out […]
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 […]
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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Did you know Columbia University Libraries is on Facebook and Twitter? Like us on Facebook and check out pictures, keep up-to-date on news, learn about events and workshops held around the libraries. Follow us on Twitter for quick updates on campus, news, and more. Tweet about the libraries and we might even retweet you! […]