“Lipstick Traces: Live”

In Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the 20th Century, Greil Marcus delved into the cross-currents, tangles, and whirlpools that made such vastly different movements as dada, lettrism, the Situationist International, and punk part of a single current. To mark the just-published 20th-anniversary edition of the book, Columbia University, in partnership with the ARChive of […]

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November Workshops

More free workshops from the Libraries this month! Here are just a few. Check the workshops website to see all of the workshops available, and register for one (or two). And, you can now subscribe to the workshops RSS feed to receive notices on upcoming workshops.     November 02, 2009 from 10:00 am to […]

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Happy Halloween from the Libraries

Photo credit: Flickr Creative Commons Happy Halloween! Check out these scary movies from the Butler Media Center today: American Werewolf in London Call number: DVD10625 Repulsion Call number: DVD10454 Lost Highway Call number: DVD10160   Sweeney Todd Call number: DVD8436   Cat People  Call number: DVD10490   Devils Call number: DVD10097   I Walked with […]

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Librarian Highlight: Amanda Bielskas

Subject specialties: Earth and environmental sciences Contact info: asb2154@columbia.edu Library: Geology and Geosciences Libraries @ Columbia Libraries since: 2007 Education Info: MLS, Long Island University, 1999; MA in Anthropology, CUNY Hunter College, 2008; BA in Environmental Geology, SUNY Plattsburgh, 1996 About me: "I’m fairly new to Columbia, but have been working in New York Libraries […]

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Libraries’ Podcasts on iTunes U

The Columbia University Libraries is now on iTunes U! You can Listen to podcasts of library tutorials, tours, events, and more Subscribe to Libraries podcasts RSS feeds to receive automatic updates when new podcasts are added Download podcasts, and take them with you The Libraries currently offers the following podcasts: Library Guides & Tours Library […]

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E-link Downtime

From 3:00am to 9:00am on Saturday, October 24th, the e-link  service is being upgraded and will be unavailable.  This service provides direct links from a citation in a database to the full-text of an article online.   We apologize for any inconvenience this downtime may cause. If you experience a problem, please fill out an […]

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Sign Up for Database Alerts

Did you know that you can set up alerts in the databases like  ProQuest, Science Direct, and Wilson Web? Alerts will let you know when new items which match your search criteria are added to these databases. Alerts can be a great way to increase the efficiency of your research process. Here are three examples.   […]

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Academic Commons

Looking for the latest research being produced at Columbia University? Browse Academic Commons, the University’s online repository. This fast-growing archive is freely accessible to all students, faculty, and staff. The Commons houses everything from articles and dissertations to journals and multimedia content. A range of departments are currently participating, including the School of the Arts, […]

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