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A Year in the Library (2009) 

A Year in the Library was an information display communicating how the library's physical and online resources have been used in the past year. In January 2008, instruments were installed throughout Gottesman Libraries to track the number of people visiting the library book stacks, cafe, reading rooms, and other public areas. The sensing devices, manufactured …

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Russell Hall: The New Library 

Building a new library for the rapidly growing college was delayed first by World War I and then again in 1919 by the purchase of the Bancroft apartment building on 121st Street and the Janus Court building on Morningside Drive. Janus Court was renamed in honor of Columbia University president, Seth Low. When plans were …

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Creating a library of the future 

This is our library: the Gottesman Libraries. The books are in the tower; the rest is in the adjoining Russell Hall. This is our space, and our community's space. You might say we (the library staff) merely preside over it. Or something. But of course we aim to do much more. We are trying to …

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