We’ve broken 14,000 items in Academic Commons!

11.12.2014

                    It’s official: Academic Commons, Columbia’s open digital repository that we run here at the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, has just this minute posted its 14,000th item! To be clear: this means there are now 14,000 research items produced at Columbia that are openly accessible […]

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METRO Interviews CDRS and BLAIS About Open Access Movement Film

11.05.2014

After the release of our short film Open Access Movement: a philosophy, a dance, a practice, a joint production of the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS) and Barnard Library and Academic Services (BLAIS) that explores the concepts of open access through movement, the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO)’s Davis Erin Anderson interviewed the creators […]

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The Story Collider: Science and Narrative

11.01.2014

Event |  The Story Collider: Science and Narrative Monday, November 10   As part of Columbia’s new Art of Communication event series, which centers on communication skills in today’s teaching, lecturing, and research environments, the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship is proud to be a co-organizer of a day of events with The Story […]

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Screening of Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

10.11.2014

On Thursday, October 23, at 6pm in Barnard College’s Lehman Auditorium (202 Altschul), located in Altschul Hall, we are hosting a screening of “The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz,” which will be followed by an in-person Q&A with director Brian Knappenberger. The screening is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored […]

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Open Access Week at Columbia: October 20-26

10.11.2014

Hey Columbia – it’s nearly time for Open Access Week! Open access research is online, freely accessible, and has relatively few or no restrictions on reuse. Open Access Week (October 20-26), a global event now entering its 8th year, promotes open access as a new norm in research and scholarship. To celebrate, we’ve organized a […]

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Musings of a CDRS Summer Intern

10.07.2014

This is a guest post from Summer ’14 Center for Digital Research and Scholarship intern Arden Kirkland. Her work can be explored at ardenkirkland.com. She can be followed on Twitter @ArdenInRed. Last spring, I was looking for the perfect summer internship to bring together all that I had learned so far in my studies for […]

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