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Newly appointed to the position in March, the Special and Digital Collections Librarian has supported research inquiries regarding primary source material in both digital and physical format, prepared and strategized for the migration of digital repository platforms, processed digital collections, and amended catalog records f...
Lift every voice and singTill earth and heaven ringRing with the harmonies of Liberty
This June to celebrate Pride Month, we are featuring 10 books at Gottesman Libraries in Queer and LGBTQ+ studies published in the last 5 years. This recent collection spanning topics including history, psychology, media studies, politics, and education represents the possibilities in research and learning continuing to develop in the discipline. Click through the title of each book to find ...
Budget, Finance and ReportsWorked with Thomas Tavares in the Bursar’s Office to replace the PayPal. account that has been used by the library and TC Record. The Paypal account was used by the library to collect fines, and other fees. PayPal kept a percentage of the payment and it was not the appropriate way of collecting fees from patrons. Now the library is using Cashnet, which is software supported by the College.
A couple of months ago I was invited to present on archival resources pertaining to marginalized individuals, peoples, or countries for Ami Kantawala's course, Historical Foundations of Art Education. Preparation required deep thinking into primary sources held at the...
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Here at TC, May and June bring both the stress of finals and the excitement and relaxation of the beginning of summer. During this time, it’s imperative that we remember to take care of ourselves so we can not only survive the end of the school year, but get a true recharge and reset with the beginning of the summer break. Taking advantage of the summer, when wor...
In Spring 2022 the Gottesman Libraries experienced renewed opportunity and growth; we built offerings and resources with increased collaboration and integration, while maintaining services still impacted by the pandemic. We kept the Library open, robust, and vibrant for our patrons, onsite and off, despite staffing shortage...
Even before the advent of the digital age, educators, researchers, and learners of all kinds looked for ways to open up access and availability of educational methods and resources. For example, the book
The Ziegfeld Collection: International Artworks of Adolescents from the 1950s: A Celebration, Department of Arts and Humanities, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1999, Courtesy of Teachers College, Columbia University. Technical Services Spring Report, 2022
On June 2nd, 1924, the United States Congress passed the Indian Citizenship Act which granted citizenship to all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the country. However, associated privileges, including the right to vote, were determined by state law and took decades to advance. The granting of citizenship applied to roughly 125,000 ...