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The Secret Life of the University Libraries

Someone once said that the books in Butler were like candles during sex; they didn’t do much, but they set the ambiance. These books remain, largely, an untapped treasure trove of knowledge. Bwog Senior Staffer Nikki Shaner-Bradford interviews Columbia’s librarians about what they do and the resources they keep watch over.  The organization of academic life […]

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Paint Away Your Angst In The Barnard Library Tonight

Clear your social calendars, because Barnard’s Library Paint Night is here! Channel your more foolhardy, artistic, and sensitive past self (pre-Columbia/Barnard) by picking up a brush and leaving your mark on campus. There will be three designated walls on the second floor of the library for you to explore your talents, so get ready and […]

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Overheard: They Just Don’t Get It

Earlier today, a fire alarm shattered the sacred silence of Butler library. As bleary-eyed ref room denizens shuffled out, a fireman’s words reminded us of the harsh reality.  Fireman: (to students leaving the library) “It’s a Saturday! Why are you guys in there on a Saturday?” Burned. Safety via Wikimedia Commons

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Library Hopping: So You Don’t Become Part of Butler’s Permanent Collection

Your Butler: the fluted columns, the intellectual legacy, the perfect study spot. Unfortunately that serial sniffler surrounded by a fortress of textbooks thinks so too. The Panopticonesque 209 is for people who want to be seen studying, not actually get any work done. But Butler’s just so purdy, you say. Excuses, excuses. Aesthetics certainly don’t make […]

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Get Carded at Barnard—For Free!

Head over to the Wollman Library today to satisfy both your intellectual and glucose-based hungers. In collaboration with the New York Public Library, Barnard will be hosting a library card sign-up from 10:30 until 12:30 pm on the library’s 1st floor. There will also be free cupcakes while supplies last! According to a Twitter exchange, […]

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