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Tech You Can Take

The Science & Engineering Library now offers a collection of technology devices and kits through a newly-launched tech lending program, fueling student experimentation and sparking faculty interest for classroom integration. Read More »

Performing the Library
Inspired by library spaces and collections, School of the Arts students conceptualized an original series of performances, exhibitions, and readings in partnership with Nancy Friedland, Librarian for Film Studies and Performing Arts. Read More »
7 Million New Items
Through the launch of a Shared Collection Service developed in partnership with Princeton University Library and The New York Public Library, Columbia added over seven million items to its catalog this month. Read More »
Staff Profile: Ben Armintor
Ben Armintor discusses his role in open source software for libraries, his journey from anthropology student to web developer, and how enabling greater public access to Columbia’s rich collections is one of the best parts of his job. Read More »
Featured Faculty Work: Brinkley Messick
Professor Messick discusses his recently published "Sharīʿa Scripts: A Historical Anthropology," for which he utilized Columbia Libraries’ Arabic-language collection, works by previous leading Columbia scholars, and the Butler stacks. Read More »

The Libraries joined Professor of History Matthew J. Connelly in support of the Freedom of Information Archive, the world’s largest database of publicly accessible declassified documents, to facilitate the dissemination of this information worldwide.

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