Welcome to a new semester!

Another September, another academic year! A warm welcome from all of us at Starr Library to all new students, faculty, scholars and staff, and an equally warm welcome back to all ongoing students, faculty, scholars and staff.  We look forward to another exciting year full of interesting activities, events, and challenges. Very shortly we will […]

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November 7, 2014 Mo Yan lecture: a report

Dec. 18, 2014 Jim Cheng Director, C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University Almost two years ago, on Dec. 11, 2012, immediately after the New York Times reported that Mo Yan received the Nobel Prize in Literature, Jim Neal, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, asked me if we could invite Mo Yan […]

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Library Orientation sessions this week

Library Orientation C.V. Starr East Asian Library 300 Kent Hall Come and learn about the Library’s resources and services!   Wednesday Oct. 29, 2014           2:30 PM            East Asian Studies  (with Ria Koopmans-de Bruijn) Thursday Oct. 30, 2014               11:00 AM          Japanese Studies  (with Sachié Noguchi) Thursday Oct. 30, 2014               […]

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Tibetan language related talk and discussion

  Tibetan in Digital Communication: Corpus Linguistics and Lexicography Dr. Nathan W. Hill Lecturer in Tibetan and Linguistics, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London Thursday, October 30, 2014 ~ 4:00 – 5:30 PM 523 Butler Library, Columbia University DESCRIPTION:  Dr. Nathan W. Hill is co-investigator on a three-year research project “Tibetan […]

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HathiTrust Digital Library now offers 80,000 Japanese volumes

The HathiTrust Digital Library is "an international community of research libraries committed to the long-term curation and availability of the cultural record.  Through their common efforts and deep commitment to the public good, the libraries support the teaching and learning activities of the faculty, students or researchers at their home institutions, and the scholarly needs […]

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