From the Archives: Five Columbia Library Collections that Amplify Uptown Black History
"From the archives: Five Columbia Libraries collections that amplify Uptown Black history. Dive into into the stories of globally celebrated trailblazers whose transformative work shaped Uptown history."
Columbia Spectator | Obama Presidency Oral History Project...
Columbia Spectator reports on the progress of the Obama Presidency Oral History Project, which aims to "document the presidency of Barack Obama, CC ’83, from the perspective of...'extraordinary people' affected by the presidency."
Ned Blackhawk, Winner of the 2023 National Book Award for Nonfiction, Speaks at Columbia
Ned Blackhawk, winner of the 2023 National Book Award for Nonfiction for his work, "The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History," speaks at the University's Lehman Center for American History.
ALA Announces the 2024 Class of Emerging Leaders
ReCAP and Borrow Direct supervisor Jennifer Loubriel joins the 2024 Class of Emerging Leaders from the American Library Association (ALA), which enables young librarians to "serve the profession in a leadership capacity early in their careers."
Twelfth Annual ‘Morningside Lights’ Floods Morningside Heights with Lanterns and Books
Columbia Spectator showcases the 12th annual Morningside Lights, the theme of which was the "Open Book," an idea recommended by Vice Provost and University Librarian Ann Thornton to celebrate libraries.
Teresa Harris Shares Her Vision for Leading Avery Library
In an interview with Columbia News, newly-appointed Director of Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library Teresa Harris "shares her vision for leading" the library, including "a strategy for digital collecting of architectural material."
Manuel Ramos Otero Residence | NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project
With images from the archives of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the NYC LGBT Historic Sites project highlights Manuel Ramos Otero, "widely regarded as one of the most important openly gay Puerto Rican writers of the 20th century."
Miller Theatre Presents the 12th Annual Morningside Lights: "The Open Book"
The 12th annual Morningside Lights, presented by the Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre, in partnership with the Libraries, returns with 'The Open Book,' an homage to the libraries that preserve access to knowledge and affirm our freedom to read.
What a New Oral History Reveals About Obama, and the Tradeoffs He Made
Upon the initial release from the Obama oral history collection, the New York Times reports on "the first of 470 interviews of Obama administration officials and others involved in the debates of the time," which "offer a fresh inside look at a consequential presidency."