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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Constitution Day at Columbia University

The John Jay Papers, contain many letters that Jay wrote just prior, during, and just after the Constitutional Convention met in Philadelphia in 1787. Jay, then serving as Secretary of Foreign Affairs for the Confederation, kept American diplomats serving abroad, such as John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, informed of the news, while frustrated that the […]

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IM a Librarian – new hours!

Since 2001, students and faculty have been able to IM a librarian at Columbia. This year, we’re extending our hours, thanks to feedback from students. 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   […]

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Find Articles

Classes have only been in session for four days, but it’s never to early to start your research. The Libraries’ new Find Articles tool lets you search multiple database at the same time. Find Articles has lots of great functionality to help you search efficiently, and this quick introduction will get you started. You can […]

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