Meet Kaneisha, who collaborates with Columbia’s First-Generation, Low-Income (FLI) Network to provide access to course materials from the Libraries’ collections

Q: What was your transition from in-person work in Butler Library to remote work like? Describe your typical day while working from home. I’m not sure I had a transition from in-person work in Butler Library to remote work in New Jersey. We transitioned to full remote work until further notice just two or three […]

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Meet Alex and Moacir, who host a weekly, open livestream on Twitch to build collaborative, digital projects with Columbia faculty and students in real time

Q: You launched a remote version of the Libraries’ Studio initiative. For readers who aren’t familiar with your in-person programming, what was the goal of Studio Butler and Studio Lehman? In 2013, the Libraries’ Digital Humanities Center, along with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Teaching Center, established “Studio@Butler,” which they described as a […]

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Meet Eamon, who helps faculty, staff, and students connect directly with expert librarians remotely through the Ask a Librarian service

Q: What was your transition from in-person work to remote work like? Describe your typical day while working from home. It was a very abrupt transition! I had the chance to get some items from my office before remote work began, but I started working from home on March 16 and didn’t set foot on […]

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40% of Columbia’s print collections are now temporarily available in digital format following the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service announcement. Here’s how to access those materials.

HathiTrust, a partnership of academic and research institutions offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world, announced an Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) this week. The service will allow students, faculty, and staff from eligible member libraries (including Columbia University) to have online reading access to materials that are currently […]

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