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Our Work: The development team at Gottesman Libraries has continued to support the library and various digital endeavors at Teachers College during the Spring 2021 semester. Some of the outcomes are listed here:Library Website/App/BlogMade UX/UI enhancements across the website, app, and blog to provide patrons/users a better user experience.Adding new APIs to automatize the updating of News Cafe Book Display and Staff Picks.Updated text editors and enable ALT text input for images....
I'm always interested to see how concepts or terms are represented, or not represented, by Library of Congress Subject Headings, the official indexing language used to catalog books in most academic libraries, and I find it striking that there is no LCSH (see above) directly correlating to the idea of collaboration as such. Although the word or some version of it appears in a numbe...
Student comment: I like my school, its classroom and my classmates. So I made this picture.Teacher comment: I have no technique teaching. Yet encouraged him to finish his aim. He spent more than ten hours to do [so].The Gottesman Libraries Education Program of Spring 2021 conti...
The recap below provides an overview of a busy semester behind the scenes in Technical Services at Gottesman Libraries. Course Reading List fulfillment, resource fulfillment via the materials request process, and the coordination and fulfillment of Digital Delivery documents only skim the surface of Simone Schloss’s contribution to the TC Community this ...
The phrase I've chosen as the theme of my Fall Semester report is taken from the title of a recent poetry anthology,* edited by Alice Quinn, a faculty member at Columbia's School of the Arts. The collection, happily, is available as an
In a recent article for Deem Journal on cooperative housing and cities, author Joal Stein opens with a quote from
Ziyin and I continued to support the library by keeping our applications updated and running. Following is a brief list of updates and additions to our eco-system.Library Website: Our main product continues to get regular updates, including -Monthly Cafe and Staff Picks virtual book displaysA new URL for the library blog (https://blog.library.tc.columbia.edu/)Updated Library hours and calendar displays
The Gottesman Libraries remained virtually open, with continuing provision of digital resources and services to meet the needs of students, faculty, and scholars, and it physically opened September 1st, with regular business hours under a
Bryson Library, Teachers College. General View. Summer Session. (1920) (Courtesy of Teachers College, Columbia University, Historical Photographs of Teachers College collection)It seems to me impossible, when not completely absorbed in the present apparently endless world health crisis, and distracted by the impossibility to plan for the post-pandemic future with an...
The dev team continues to support the library and college by adding new and exciting features to our tech-ecosystem and keeping all our systems and services running and updated.Library App Relaunched: Our biggest push this semester was updating the TC Library app and relaunching it on the App Store and