Monthly Archives: August 2018

Library Orientation Fall 2018

Welcome to Columbia to all new students, faculty, and scholars, and welcome back to all returnees!

As we do each year, we are presenting a number of options to get you acquainted with Starr Library, and get you started with your library needs:

Every weekday (except Labor Day) starting Monday, August 27 through Friday, September 7 we offer one-hour orientation sessions, including a tour of the library, with Ria Koopmans-de Bruijn

Come find out how Starr Library works, and what services are available to you. Join us and learn to find your way around!  No advance sign-up necessary.  All sessions start at 4:00 PM at the library’s front desk.


Orientation sessions to introduce resources in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Tibetan are scheduled for the last week of September as follows:

Tuesday, September 25, 2:00-3:30 PM, Chinese Studies Resources, with Chengzhi Wang

Wednesday, September 26, 2:00-3:30 PM, Japanese Studies Resources, with Sachie Noguchi

Thursday, September 27, 2:00-3:30 PM, Korean Studies Resources, with Hee-sook Shin

Friday, September 28, 1:00-2:30 PM, Tibetan Studies Resources, with Lauran Hartley

No advance sign-up necessary. All sessions will be approximately 90 minutes, and take place in our Kress Seminar Room.