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."
Newly Processed and Updated Oral History Collections for September 2023
Newly-processed collections in the Libraries' Oral History Archives in September include the Cuban Voices oral history collection, which follows the transition to communist rule after the Cuban Revolution and events of the subsequent decades.
From Staging Plays in New York’s Chinatown Community Theatres to Fostering Talents in Sing Sing’s RTA Program: Joanna Wan-Ying Chan Papers
The personal papers of Joanna Wan-Ying Chan (陳尹瑩), a Chinese-American playwright and producer and a member of the Maryknoll Sisters, are now available to researchers through the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
Noteworthy Acquisitions, Digitization, and Conservation for 2023
Archivists, curators, and subject specialists highlight a number of noteworthy acquisitions, conservation projects, and digitization efforts that are underway in 2023, including the Fly Papers that are now held by the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
Avery Library Celebrates the Opening of Frank Lloyd Wright and the World: The Imperial Hotel at 100
Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library will participate in a landmark exhibition about the international influence of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, now on tour at several locations across Japan.
Oral History A-to-Z | B…is for Schlesinger Library’s Black Women’s Oral History Project
An A-to-Z guide to the Libraries' Oral History Archives: 'B' is for the Schlesinger Library’s Black Women’s Oral History Project, which memorializes women who had a significant impact on Black communities in the U.S.
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.
The Inquiring Eye: European Drawings from the Lola Szladits Collection
Candidates in the M.A. in Art History program collaborated with Art Properties in Avery Library to curate an exhibition, "The Inquiring Eye," that offers "a glimpse of different techniques" and reflects "a range of genres and purposes."
Columbia University Libraries Awarded Grant from the Arcadia Fund to Support Anticaste Archives Project
Arcadia awards the Libraries a grant to support a project, Anticaste Archives: Preserving Historical and Cultural Memory, that will develop a digital archive of materials created by communities in India related to anticaste advocacy.