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Recreating a Lost Yiddish Database
Tackling a unique preservation challenge, Michelle Chesner and Janet Gertz look back on what it took to digitize the Language and Culture Archive of Ashkenazic Jewry, making accessible hundreds of interviews and addressing the challenges of an endangered linguistic and cultural legacy. Read More »
Staff Profile: Carolyn Bratnober
“Academic librarianship is the ideal venue for me to blend my love of writing and learning, my passion for interreligious engagement, my commitment to accessibility, and my practice as a researcher.” - Carolyn Bratnober, Public Services Librarian Read More »
Activism in the Archives
The events and exhibits that commemorated the global revolutions of 1968 in Spring 2018 inspired Columbia students to engage directly with archival materials from the era and explore the legacies of young activists not unlike themselves. Read More »

For all of the changes in the information landscape and our expanding ideas about which materials have a place in our collections, what continues to be most valuable to us are the human interactions. The future of the library is long, and the continuum of that arc is our people.

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