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Did you know that Merriam Webster within the last year added 530 new words and new meanings to its dictionary, not to mention over 4,000 other revisions to definitions, etymologies, pronunciations, and dates of first-known use? Language is a living breathing thing that reflects the beauty of our changing humanity, from politics and law, to games and sport, through to race and identity -- indicative of interests and trends in pop culture; psychology; business and finance; linguistics; and ...
You might be interested to learn that Teachers College, Columbia University has a rich history of involvement in Afghanistan. Our faculty first went there in 1954 to re-organize the Ministry of Education; create and provide new textbooks in both the Dari and Pashto languages; and train teachers -- a significant
Note: This post is part of an ongoing project on Autotaggging [1] TCR content that is being done by the research team.Previous posts in the series1- A case for Autotagging - Does Machine learning know better about your work than you? Link [2]
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Here are some library-centered events as part of [ärk’töbər], NYC's Architecture and Design month.Oct 3: 3-5pmThe Evolution of Library Space - Queens Library at ElmhurstOct 5: 3-4pmNYPL STEM Saturday
We're happy to share a collection of photographs from the Learning Theater event held on September 21, 2019.The collection can be found on Pocket Knowledge at the following link:
American Artists, American Art, a collection of children’s books curated by Simone Schloss from the Curriculum
Data privacy or information privacy is a branch of data security concerned with the proper handling of data – consent, notice, and regulatory obligations. To protect data privacy, companies are now required to determine what data privacy acts and laws affect their users. For instance, we must know where the data originated (country and state), what personally identifiable information it might contain and usage methodology. The data privacy regulations include 
How could one not go to the opera in Vienna to hear Mozart? Although I am no buff in this field, I couldn't pass up the opportunity many years ago to see the Marriage of Figaro, an opera buffa in four acts, at the very Bergtheater where it premiered on May 1st, 1786. Prior to the performance one sunny Spring day, we visited librarians at the University of Vienna, intent on setting up a book exchange program with our respe...
The Data Science Institute at Columbia University hosted an interactive workshop to share practical, concrete strategies for introducing data science into the elementary and secondary school classroom.  
Summer time tends to be a period where quite a number people take their vacations and also make other necessary reservations. However, for some students the library is normally their vacation spot. Here is a report from our library for the summer 2019 semester. This report highlights data for room reservations as well as library traffic. Li...