Columbia Historian Mae Ngai Reflects on Winning the 2022 Bancroft Prize

The scholars Mae Ngai and Mia Bay have won this year’s Bancroft Prize award, one of the most prestigious in the field of American history. The Libraries proudly administers this Prize, an honor for historians and by historians. Ngai, author of The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics, is Columbia’s Lung Family Professor […]

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Free Open Access Publishing with Cambridge University Press

Columbia University Libraries is pleased to announce that the NorthEast Research Libraries Consortium (NERL), of which Columbia is a core member, has signed a Read and Publish Agreement with Cambridge University Press (CUP) that will waive article processing charges (APCs) for open access articles that meet the following eligibility criteria: Have a corresponding author affiliated with Columbia University Be original research (eligible […]

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Exploring Black History in Archival Collections

In celebration of Black History Month, we invite you to explore a few newly-available collections and recent acquisitions in our Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML) that showcase the deep contributions of Black historians, thought leaders, and important figures in our archives. The RBML holds the papers of writer Amiria Baraka and an audio-visual collection […]

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Access The Wall Street Journal through Columbia University Libraries

Columbia University students, faculty, and staff have full access to content from The Wall Street Journal (WSJ.com) through the Libraries. The Libraries’ campus-wide site license enables current Columbia faculty, staff, and students to activate an WSJ.com Pass, which provides access to content on the WSJ website on desktop, laptop, and mobile devices. Access is limited […]

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Ongoing Workshops from Columbia University Libraries

Columbia University Libraries offers regularly-occurring workshops on key resources throughout the semester. These sessions are typically held via Zoom and are open to anyone at Columbia. They are held weekly at various days and times to make them easy to fit into your schedule, and are all one hour or less. Popular workshops include: Getting […]

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Columbia University Libraries Participates in a National Day of Racial Healing

January 18 is recognized as the National Day of Racial Healing, part of a larger movement for Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT), which is a political and cultural framework developed by Dr. Gail Christopher and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. TRHT is embraced by more than 300 organizations in the academic, artistic, civic, and faith […]

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How to Use the FLI Partnership Lending Library for Low-Income or First-Generation Undergrads

Are you teaching a course in the Spring and want to make sure your course materials will be available for your undergraduate students? Partner with the Libraries and help us make course materials available to all students through course reserves, purchasing, and the FLI Partnership Lending Library. For more support, contact undergrad@library.columbia.edu. The Columbia FLI […]

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Access The New York Times through Columbia University Libraries

  Columbia University faculty, staff, and students now have full access to content from The New York Times through the Libraries. The Libraries’ campus-wide site license enables current Columbia faculty, staff, and students to activate an NYTimes.com Pass, which provides access to content on the Times’ website on desktop, laptop, and mobile devices. Access is […]

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Exploring Podcasting and Journal Publishing with the Columbia Community

Written by Digital Publishing Librarian Michelle Wilson. This fall, the Digital Publishing program invites students and faculty across the academic community to partner with Columbia University Libraries to publish research through the Podcasting and Journal Publishing programs. The programs provide educational opportunities, access to technologies, and publishing services to professionally and impactfully share research stories […]

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