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    7 hours ago

    Join us TUE 12/11 for an afternoon of FREE fun and games, music by the 's DJ Takachanbo, performances by Columbia Clefhangers, CU Raqs, Columbia Pops and.. our inflatable, life-sized snow globe, perfect for photos with friends! RSVP here:

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  2. 5 hours ago

    FYI: From now through Fri. 12/21, many 5th and 6th fl. reading rooms in are open 24 hrs., like the rest of the building. To check which of our libraries are open & when, visit:

  3. Retweeted
    Nov 28

    Attention fans & n00bs: we're providing access to back & neck rubs in the libe on Wednesday, December 5 from 6-8pm. There will also be sweet & savory snacks and hot bevs to help you defuse finals-related tension.

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  4. 12 hours ago

    came early to Columbia Libraries! Earlier this year, our Judaica collections were gifted nearly 200 new items, incl. print & handwritten materials that date to the 14th cen. Learn more about our new additions:

  5. Dec 3

    Press PAWS on your frantic finals schedule & de-stress w/ a few furry friends! This Fri. 12/7 from 10am - 11 on the main floor of (aka the NoCo library):

  6. Dec 3

    The final installment of the Libraries' Introduction to Minimal Computing in the Humanities series happens TOMORROW 12/4 at 3pm. Register:

  7. Dec 3

    Developer bridges academic disciplines in her work on the Libraries' scholarly technologies:

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    Dec 1

    "I [have] come back to people and just the strength, and also about not giving up. It’s just not giving up on them." ~ Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr with from 's

  9. Nov 30

    Thurs. 12/6, celebrates its recent acquisition of German architect & artist Karl Friedrich Schinkel's "Werke der hoheren Baukunst." Discussion by scholars Kurt Foster & Barry Bergdoll. Register to attend:

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    Nov 29

    AMERICAN EDEN talk this coming Monday eve , David Hosack's former med school. was Hosack's alma mater, his employer, & then owner of his botanical garden. I couldn't have written AMERICAN EDEN w/o the treasures (incl. archivists) of !

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    Nov 29

    Happy World Digital Preservation Day! Recently, the Library transferred the contents of over 2500 optical disks held in the Center for Biomedical Communications Collection. We hope to highlight more activities supporting in the coming year.

  12. Nov 29

    We join the international digital preservation community in celebrating World Digital Preservation Day to recognize the collections preserved, the access maintained & the understanding fostered by preserving digital materials:

  13. Nov 28

    Join the staff of Columbia Libraries! We're currently hiring a Research & Learning Technologies Librarian, plus several other positions. Learn more about the openings:

  14. Nov 28

    Why would an archivist change the name of a collection? A new exhibit from our addresses the reasoning behind changes to an archive:

  15. Nov 28

    Mon. 12/3, hosted by , "American Eden" author Victoria Johnson discusses former prof. & famed early American scientist, Dr. David Hosack. For more details & to register, visit:

  16. Nov 27

    REMINDER: Thurs. 11/29, our co-hosts a symposium in memory of diplomat Iuming Suez 史悠明. For more information & to register, visit:

  17. Nov 27

    For more than 170 yrs., has addressed the causes of economic disparity in . Their work has called attention to urban poverty through various means, incl. a significant collection of decades-old documentary photos:

  18. Nov 27

    Mon. 12/3, invites the community to celebrate the life & legacy of dance pioneer Arthur Mitchell, whose archives are held by our . Learn more about the "Harlem trailblazer":

  19. Nov 26

    Thurs. 11/29, "Symposium in Memory of Iuming Suez 史悠明," an evening co-hosted by our , , the Columbia Dept. of East Asian Languages & Cultures & Winnie & Michael Feng:

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    Enjoy a lookback at the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, complete with photos of Kermit, Snoopy and Betty Boop, by John Leland CC'81 in .


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