Emily Holmes Appointed Director of Preservation at Columbia University Libraries

Vice Provost and University Librarian Ann D. Thornton is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Holmes as Director of Preservation at Columbia University Libraries. Holmes, who assumed the role of Director on February 1, will provide leadership for Columbia’s Preservation division, including conservation, digital imaging, audio and moving image digitization, emergency and disaster preparedness, […]

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Just Launched: Secrets of Craft and Nature in Renaissance France

Columbia University Libraries is delighted to announce the publication of Secrets of Craft and Nature in Renaissance France: A Digital Critical Edition and English Translation of BnF Ms. Fr. 640. This interactive digital resource offers a new way to read and explore a 16th-century manuscript and learn about the art and science of early craft […]

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Copyright Education in Libraries, Archives, and Museums: A 21st-Century Approach

Columbia University Libraries co-published with Ithaka S+R a summary report about a roundtable held in Summer 2019 on copyright education in libraries, archives, and museums. The report is the latest effort by a group of copyright experts and educators, led by the Libraries’ Copyright Advisory Services, to strengthen and sustain copyright education in cultural institutions. […]

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Columbia University Libraries’ New and Noteworthy Acquisitions

From seventeenth-century Japan to twentieth-century New York, the Libraries’ latest acquisitions span place and time, bridging countries and cultures and furthering the Libraries’ mission to support a global community of scholars. Here is a selection of new and noteworthy holdings from the Libraries’ special collections and archives and digital resources in women, gender, and sexuality […]

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Just Launched: Web Archive of Independent News Sites on Turkish Affairs

Columbia University Libraries is pleased to announce the launch of the Web Archive of Independent News Sites on Turkish Affairs. Developed by librarians within the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the archive documents and preserves online news outlets about Turkey that are not controlled by the state. These sites provide opposing views and news about events […]

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Just Launched: Independent Documentary Filmmakers from China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan Web Archive

Columbia University Libraries is pleased to announce the launch of the Independent Documentary Filmmakers from China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan Web Archive, curated by Luo Zhou, Chinese Studies Librarian at Duke University, and Joshua Seufert, Chinese Studies Librarian at Princeton University. Chinese independent filmmakers from mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong have long been crucial […]

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Just Launched: Geologic Field Trip Guidebooks Web Archive

Columbia University Libraries is pleased to announce the launch of the Geologic Field Trip Guidebooks Web Archive. Curated by Amanda Bielskas (Columbia University), Brittany Wofford (Duke University), Jane Quigley (Dartmouth College), and Emily Wild (Princeton University) — under the auspices of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation — the Geologic Field Trip Guidebooks Web Archive aims […]

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Just Launched: Stonewall 50 Commemoration Web Archive

Columbia University Libraries is pleased to announce the launch of the Stonewall 50 Commemoration Web Archive, comprised of web content captured in June and July 2019 commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. Stonewall is one of the key events in the history of civil rights and the single most important event in the […]

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Just Launched: Literary Authors from Europe and Eurasia Web Archive

Columbia University Libraries is pleased to announce the launch of the Literary Authors from Europe and Eurasia Web Archive, comprised of captured website content related to literary authors (of both fiction and non-fiction essays), translators, critics, and publishers from Europe and Eurasia. Curated by Anna Rakityanskaya (Harvard University), Thomas Keenan (Princeton University), Robert Davis (Columbia […]

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Just Launched: #MeToo and the Women’s Rights Movement in China Web Archive

Columbia University Libraries is pleased to announce the launch of the #MeToo and the Women’s Rights Movement in China Web Archive, comprised of captured website content from women’s organizations and individuals in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Curated by Chengzhi Wang, Chinese Studies Librarian at Columbia University, and Xiao-He Ma, Librarian for the Chinese […]

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