Reminder of Temporary Book Access Services

Cleaning and repair work in the stacks is progressing. The dehumidification process mentioned in an earlier blog post has finished. Unfortunately, all subsequent cleaning and repair work was delayed by a necessary asbestos abatement process, but is now again in progress. Once all cleaning and repair is done the books that had to be shipped […]

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Toshi Ichiyanagi to receive the Order of Culture

  The Japanese government announced on Oct. 26 (Friday) that it has selected five people to receive the country’s top cultural award this year, including composer Toshi Ichiyanagi, 85. Toshi Ichiyanagi, notable Japanese composer, was born in. Kobe, Feb. 4, 1933. He studied composition with Kishio Hirao and piano with Chieko Hara. He pursued training […]

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Staff news: Lauran Hartley at the Rubin Museum

Tibetan Studies Librarian, Dr. Lauran Hartley, moderates a discussion focusing on Tibetan women writers with Tenzin Dickie and Tsering Lama at the Rubin Museum of Art (New York City) on January 3, 2018. The event launched a new anthology of Tibetan short fiction: Old Demons, New Deities (O/R Books, 2017), from which both writers read […]

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Introduction to East Asian Library Resources

We are offering special sessions to acquaint you with resources and services in all our Asian languages. Come and find out about all the wonderful resources we have available, learn the basics of identifying and using them, and get up to speed for your next research project or paper.  No sign-up necessary.  All sessions will […]

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Fall 2017 Library Orientation

For two weeks we will be offering daily orientation sessions, including a tour of the library. Do join us and find out who we are and what services we offer. No sign-up necessary. Monday, August 28                         3:00-4:00 PM Tuesday, August 29                         3:00-4:00 PM Wednesday, August 30                   3:00-4:00 PM Thursday, August 31    […]

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TBRC Library & Search-Engine Workshop

  WORKSHOP ON THE TIBETAN BUDDHIST RESOURCE CENTER (TBRC) LIBRARY & SEARCH ENGINE MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2-3:30pm KRESS ROOM, C.V. STARR EAST ASIAN LIBRARY (300 KENT HALL) COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Jeff Wallman from Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center (TBRC) will conduct a 90 minute workshop on the use of the TBRC Library website and search engine.  Jeff […]

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