Library Widgets: Install the LibX Toolbar

The LibX Toolbar (Columbia University Edition) is a Firefox extension which provides direct access to the Libraries’ resources from any website. You can search CLIO, find articles or databases, and connect to Columbia-provided full text via Google Scholar from the LibX toolbar or the quick-and-easy right-click menu. You can also search CLIO from Google, Amazon, […]

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IM a Librarian

A quick reminder that our Ask Us Now IM service is offering extended hours this semester! Mondays, 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM Tuesdays, 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM Wednesdays, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Thursdays, 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM Fridays, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Just log in with your UNI and password to get […]

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Study Spaces

With 24,923 students on-campus, finding a comfortable place to study can be challenging. Luckily, there are 22 libraries offering a variety of study environments to suit your needs. Looking for something with lots of windows, quiet space, or room for a group? Need to be close to coffee? What’s open after midnight? Visit the Study […]

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CLIO Beta

 CLIO is sporting a new look – and new features! Try CLIO beta.   Here are a few of the new features and improvements: Keyword search is now the default search, and Keyword search results are now sorted by relevance Links to Google Books appear when available (see below) You can add a note when […]

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You Spoke, We Listened: New Extended Hours at the Engineering Library!

Beginning  Sunday, October 4, the Engineering Library will be open until 3:00 AM on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays during the academic year. Check the hours website for a daily schedule.   We received many constructive comments from the Libraries’ 2009 Online Survey, and students requested longer hours at the Engineering library. We are thrilled […]

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Book History Colloquium: “Writing About Coffee, Reading in Cafes: Literature and Coffeehouses in Early Modern France” with Thierry Rigogne

Update: This event has been postponed due to illness. We will post the new date and time as soon as we have more information. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.   Well before Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, Parisian cafés have shared a strong affinity with literature. In the seventeenth century, it was books, […]

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Try a Workshop: October

The Libraries offers free workshops to help you build research and technology skills. Here’s a selection of what’s coming up in October. Adobe Photoshop, Part I: A brief tutorial on this basic image manipulation tool, covering workspace, tools, and some basic functions. EndNote Bibliographic Software: The classic bibliographic citation software, still the best choice for […]

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