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Chant Manuscripts
Chant Manuscripts Partner: Susan Boynton- Music Department
Medieval manuscripts, oftentimes secured tightly in library preserves, are being digitized and scholarly research is being brightly lit up with images, audio, and digital analysis on this site. Supported by a Hybrid Learning Award from Columbia University's Office of the Provost. The media is available to the web-connected world thanks...

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Access: Open to all
Released: May 2015

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Living and Learning: The History of Education in New York City
Living and Learning: The History of Education in New York City Partner: Bette Weneck- Teachers College, Center on History and Education (CHE).
Living and Learning: The History of Education in New York City is a collaboration between Professor Bette Weneck of Teachers College, Center on History and Education (CHE) and CCNMTL. The Living and Learning project supports Professor Weneck's course, The History of Education in New York City, which considers the social...

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Access: Private
Released: February 2015

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Edward M. Kennedy Prize
Edward M. Kennedy Prize Columbia University Libraries
The Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History is given annually through Columbia University Libraries to a new play or musical of merit that "...enlists theater's power to explore the past of the United States, to participate meaningfully in the great issues of our day through the...

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Access: Open to all
Revised: September 2014
Released: April 2013

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Social Work Video Commons
Social Work Video Commons Partner: Ann McCann Oakley / Ron Thompson- School of Social Work
The Social Work Video Commons provides a portal to important video resources and creates a faculty forum around these resources. In spring 2007, five core videos for the foundation course Social Work Practice II were made available to faculty in an environment where they can tag the videos with keywords,...

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Access: Columbia only
Revised: September 2014
Released: January 2007

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Epistolae
Epistolae Partner: Joan Ferrante- Arts and Sciences
Epistolae is a collection of letters to and from women during the 4th to 13th centuries. This website is open to the public, offering scholars and students a growing repository of texts, translations, and background information about women engaged in correspondence in the Middle Ages. The letters, originally written in Latin, are translated to English and linked to biographical sketches of the women who wrote or received them.

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Access: Open to all
Revised: January 2014
Released: February 2000

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The PoLAR Hub
The PoLAR Hub Partner: Stephanie Pfirman- The Earth Institute - Columbia University and Barnard College
The Polar Learning and Responding (PoLAR) Hub is a website that provides up-to-date information and resources on climate change at the Arctic and Antarctic poles. Amidst a proliferation of media coverage of climate change - which moves quickly but often misinterprets the underlying scientific research - The PoLAR Hub will...

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Access: Open to all
Released: September 2013

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Getting Ready for School
Getting Ready for School Partner: Helena Duch and Kimberly Noble- Mailman School of Public Health
Research shows that young children who are better prepared for school tend to have better results in school and better health outcomes. Socioeconomically disadvantaged children frequently lack access to early childhood education programs, and so they tend to have a poorer grasp of skills necessary for success in school. Getting...

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LEADERS
LEADERS Partner: Catherine Crowley- Teachers College
LEADERS is an online resource designed for practitioners, educators, and families that provides current research, law and policies, and clinical practice to identify and treat disabilities. A primary focus of the resource is to ensure that children and adolescents who are bilingual, minority, or from lower income homes receive competent...

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Access: Open to all
Released: February 2013

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Learn.jtsa.edu
Learn.jtsa.edu Partner: Marc Gary, Charlie Schwartz- The Jewish Theological Seminary
Learn.jtsa.edu is a website of The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) that provides public access to a vast array of resources from one of the world's leading centers of Jewish learning. The site integrates a number of deep and engaging Jewish educational resources for individuals, rabbis, teachers and communities to use...

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Released: October 2012
Archived, no longer available.
Mapping Yiddish Theater
Mapping Yiddish Theater Partner: Jeremy Dauber, Alyssa Quint, Nancy Friedland- Germanic Languages, Columbia University Libraries
Mapping Yiddish Theater is a unique collection of information and artifacts that illuminate theaters, productions, and persons connected to Yiddish theater in New York City. The project represents a working collaboration between CCNMTL, Columbia University Libraries, faculty partners, and a range of students at Columbia -- all in support of...

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Released: TBA
In development.
Mathkids
Mathkids Partner: Herb Ginsburg- Teachers College
Mathkids is a collection of videos produced for Professor Herb Ginsburg's "Development of Mathematical Thinking" curriculum at Teachers College, Columbia University showing children engaging in mathematical learning activities. This course covers topics ranging from children's informal understanding of basic mathematical concepts to the implications of developmental psychology for formal pedagogy...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: September 2012

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PRIME
PRIME Partner: Alexander Karp and Erica Walker- Teachers College
PRIME (Problem Solving in Mathematics Education) is an online community that provides strategies and discussion forums for urban teachers of K-12 mathematics. The PRIME website features over 100 math problems that can be easily downloaded and re-purposed by teachers to meet individual classroom needs. Public and private forums on the...

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Access: Open to all
Released: April 2012

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Inclusive Classrooms Project
Inclusive Classrooms Project Partner: Celia Oyler and Britt Hamre- Teachers College
The Inclusive Classrooms Project website supports K-12 teachers striving to make their classrooms and their practices more accessible for all students, including those commonly left out of traditional classroom environments. The website features the first-person stories of practicing New York City teachers who enacted inclusive practices, as well as lesson...

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Access: Open to all
Released: December 2011

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Frontiers of Science Public Repository
Frontiers of Science Public Repository Partner: David Helfand and Darcy Kelley- Columbia College
The Frontiers of Science (FOS) Public Repository is a free resource for college educators seeking materials for undergraduate science instruction. The exemplary teaching materials on the site were generated for use in Columbia University's innovative core course, Frontiers of Science. The project was spearheaded by CCNMTL's faculty partners, professors Darcy...

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Access: Open to all
Released: November 2010

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Engaging Digital Tibet
Engaging Digital Tibet Partner: Gray Tuttle- East Asian Language and Cultures
This project offers students the ability to work with Tibetan source materials and participate directly in Tibetan history scholarship in an online environment. CCNMTL developed this project in partnership with Gray Tuttle, an assistant professor of modern Tibetan studies in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, to allow...

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Access: Released: May 2010

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Mapping the African American Past
Mapping the African American Past Teachers College, Creative Curriculum Initiatives, Hofstra University
Mapping the African American Past (MAAP) is a public website created to enhance the appreciation and study of significant sites and moments in the history of African Americans in New York from the early 17th-century through the recent past. The website is a geographic learning environment, enabling students, teachers, and...

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Access: Open to all
Revised: February 2010
Released: February 2008

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Black Radical Archive
Black Radical Archive Partner: Professor Brent Edwards- Department of English and Comparative Literature
The Black Radical Archive represents a unique platform for engaging students in the curation of rare archival materials. Its online repository, created by CCNMTL for English Professor Brent Edwards' course Black Radicalism and the Archive, houses images of archival materials that Professor Edwards and his students selected from the Columbia...

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Access: Private
Released: January 2010
Harlem Health History
Harlem Health History Partner: Samuel K. Roberts- Department of History
The Harlem Health History project was created to enhance students' historical research on health-focused social movements in an African American community. The project offers students in Professor Samuel Roberts' course, "History of African American Health and Health Movements," a repository of digitized primary source materials about health and public policy...

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Access: Private
Released: September 2009

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Columbia on YouTube EDU
Columbia on YouTube EDU CCNMTL
Columbia on YouTube EDU gives faculty, students, and the public access to Columbia-produced videos of lectures, events, and promotional content on the popular YouTube platform. Launched in September 2009 and managed by CCNMTL, the University's channel enables instructors and administrators to publish and share videos online for educational, promotional, and...

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Access: Open to all
Released: September 2009

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Amistad Digital Resource
Amistad Digital Resource Partner: Manning Marable- Institute for Research in African American Studies
The Amistad Digital Resource is a multimedia website that shares hundreds of rare and iconic photographs, audio and video clips, oral history interviews, maps, and descriptive text explaining significant themes and key events in African American history, from slavery to the 21st century. Funded by a grant from the Ford...

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Access: Open to all
Released: June 2009

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Project Vietnam
Project Vietnam Partner: WGBH- Project Vietnam provides Columbia University students unique access to heretofore inaccessible material from the landmark 1983 documentary Vietnam: A Television History, co-produced by Boston's public television station, WGBH. Funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Project Vietnam is a partnership between CCNMTL, WGBH, and the...

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Access: Private
Released: March 2009

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Jazz Studies Online
Jazz Studies Online Partner: John Szwed- Arts and Sciences
Jazz Studies Online is a Web site developed by the Columbia University Center for Jazz Studies, in association with the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS) and the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL), and with funding from the Ford Foundation. Jazz Studies Online is a...

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Access: Open to all
Released: September 2008

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Columbia on iTunes U
Columbia on iTunes U CCNMTL
Columbia on iTunes U offers Columbia schools, departments, faculty, and student groups the ability to contribute and access podcasts on a Columbia-managed iTunes U site, accessible through Apple's popular iTunes desktop media player. The platform was launched by CCNMTL in September 2008 and continues to gain popularity. Podcasting is a...

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Access: Open to all
Released: September 2008
Southside Chicago Documentation Project
Southside Chicago Documentation Project Partner: Sudhir Venkatesh- The Center for Urban Research & Policy
The Southside Chicago Documentation Project (SCDP) is a web-based environment for students in Columbia's Urban Research Workshop to conduct social science research on South Side black communities in Chicago. The project is centered on a digitized collection of the South Street Journal, a local newspaper that was once a powerful...

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Access: Open to all
Released: April 2008

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Harlem Heritage Project
Harlem Heritage Project Partner: Manning Marable- Arts and Sciences
The Harlem Heritage Project is an online resource that allows students to gather digital assets pertaining to their individual projects and presentations in Professor Manning Marable's graduate course, Harlem Heritage: A Community History, 1900 to the Present. Students in the course study Harlem's rich history through four lenses: Politics, Social...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: November 2007

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World Theater
World Theater Partner: Amy Trompetter- Barnard College
The World Theater website was born of the spectacular appeal and wealth of codified information located in aural and visual media resources for improving teaching and learning of world theater. Students use the website to pursue original research from primary materials, design comparative analyses by quoting concrete examples of performances,...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: October 2007

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Podcasting at Columbia
Podcasting at Columbia A repository of audio and video podcasts of Columbia University courses and events. It also features a growing library of articles examining some technical and pedagogical aspects of podcasting, as well as how-to's and product reviews.

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Access: Open to all
Released: January 2007

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Harlem Digital Archive Film
Harlem Digital Archive Film Partner: James Neal, Manning Marable- Columbia University Libraries
Created in collaboration with Intelligent Television, this short film addresses the potential of a Harlem Digital Archive to allow researchers, educators, and documentarians to draw from Columbia University's extensive collections of Harlem-related material to create interesting new works. The promotional piece debuted at the "Culture, Commerce, and Public Media: A...

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Access: Open to all
Released: June 2006

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World Leaders Forum Transcript Archive (2005)
World Leaders Forum Transcript Archive (2005) World Leaders Forum
This subsite of the WLF provides fully-searchable transcripts of the World Leaders Forum Fall 2005 with links to the video recordings of the introductions, presentations, and audience Q&A by Pervez Musharraf, President of Pakistan; Jalal Talabani, President of Iraq; Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, President of Sierra Leone; Aleksander Kwaƛniewski, President of...

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Access: Open to all
Released: February 2006

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Latin American Humanities Resource Site
Latin American Humanities Resource Site Partner: Anke Birkenmaier- Arts and Sciences
This website was developed to facilitate the teaching of Latin American Humanities I and II at Columbia University. Latin American Humanities is a course that provides a rigorous introduction to Latin American literature and culture. The first semester topics include discovery, conquest, colony and the struggles for independence; the second...

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Access: Private
Released: September 2005

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Film Language Glossary
Film Language Glossary Partner: Richard Peña, Nancy Friedland- School of the Arts, Columbia University Libraries
The Film Language Glossary is an innovative teaching tool for the study of film, designed to enhance screenings, readings, lectures, and discussions throughout the duration of a course. It provides definitions of essential terms used in basic and advanced film courses that are representative of all the major categories of...

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Access: Open to all
Released: September 2005

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Music Humanities: Online Music Reserves
Music Humanities: Online Music Reserves Partner: Walter Frisch- Arts and Sciences
The Online Music Reserves contain a wide range of works selected to support the Music Humanities curriculum. Titles have been selected by the Music Humanities faculty from the Music & Arts Library holdings and are available for classroom listening and student study. The system provides a filtering search feature to...

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Access: Columbia only
Revised: September 2005
Released: December 1998

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Undergraduate Writing Program's Instructors' Resource Site
Undergraduate Writing Program's Instructors' Resource Site Partner: Joe Bizup- Columbia College
The Undergraduate Writing Program's (UWP) Instructor's Resource site extends collaborations and discussions beyond UWP instructor training sessions and mentor groups. The site allows UWP instructors and directors to share assignments, lesson plans, and other teaching material as well as links to other resources, including the Handbook for UWP Instructors. UWP...

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Access: Private
Released: February 2005

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Africana Criminal Justice Project
Africana Criminal Justice Project Partner: Manning Marable, Geoff Ward- Arts and Sciences
The increase in rates of incarceration in the United States over the past three decades is well-documented, as is its disproportionate impact on poor men and women of color. Yet, far less is known about the broader and enduring political, economic and social consequences of these trends, and how strategies...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: June 2004
News Budget
News Budget Partner: Addie Rimmer- School of Journalism
In the Columbia School of Journalism's Bronx Beat course, students write weekly stories for the Bronx Beat Newspaper. Prior to this project there was no means to keep a running list of each story for a particular issue of the Bronx Beat newspaper. CCNMTL created a "News Budget" database that...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: February 2004

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French Resources Database
French Resources Database Partner: Pascale Hubert-Liebler- Arts and Sciences
This searchable database allows French language instructors to record and catalogue material for courses. Conceptualized by Pascale Hubert-Leibler, senior lecturer and director of the French Language Program, the French Resources Database contains links to websites, classroom activities, tests, quizzes, and answer keys. Instructors may search for material by course, skill...

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Released: December 2003
Archived, no longer available.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Partner: Susan Boynton- Arts and Sciences
Originally designed for a meeting of the Medieval Academy of America in April 2002, the updated website is used by Columbia University music and religion courses and the public. The primary feature of the site is a Web exhibit containing slideshows of original medieval manuscripts arranged by type of manuscript;...

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Access: Open to all
Released: April 2003

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Paris Mapping Project Prototype
Paris Mapping Project Prototype Partner: Stephen Murray- Media Center for Art History
This prototype provides a chronological context for major religious architectural structures using an interactive map of Paris. Students are able to explore the religious architecture of Paris through the ages....

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Access: Open to all
Released: February 2003

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Cultural Studies Course Environments: The Media Machine
Cultural Studies Course Environments: The Media Machine Partner: John Broughton- Teachers College
This database allows faculty to organize content online in a manner that reveals the multiple connections within a collection of digital assets (slides, images, movies, audio, text) for use in their courses. Using the Media Machine website, students can search for and view video clips, browse a storyboard of images...

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Access: Private
Released: July 2002

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Cinema e Commedia
Cinema e Commedia Partner: Daniela Noe- Arts and Sciences
Film is an important window into Italian culture. Cinema e Comedia features segments from six classic films, which students analyze with the help of contextual annotations and exercises. See also the Kaleidescope project, a follow up to this one....

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Released: May 2002
Archived, no longer available.
Casting Files/Facebook
Casting Files/Facebook Partner: Lenore Dekoven- School of the Arts
Film and theater students used this online archive of actors' head shots and resumes to build a cast. The database of 2000 images offers students easier access to these resources, which were previously only available in single-copy, print-form in an office with limited hours. With this online version, students can...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: May 2002

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Shakespeare & The Book: Study Environment
Shakespeare & The Book: Study Environment Partner: David Scott Kastan, Alan Farmer- Arts and Sciences
A companion study environment to Professor David Scott Kastan's Shakespeare & The Book, composed by Alan Farmer. This site provides high-resolution archival images of books published in Shakespeare's time, contextualized with analyses of issues surrounding authorship, plays, and printers....

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Access: Open to all
Released: April 2002

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Electronic Encyclopedia of the Ancient World Prototype
Electronic Encyclopedia of the Ancient World Prototype Partner: Roger Bagnall, William Harris- Arts and Sciences
A prototype for a comprehensive online reference for the study of the ancient Mediterranean world....

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Access: Private
Released: April 2002

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Shakespeare & The Book: Digital Exhibition
Shakespeare & The Book: Digital Exhibition Partner: Jennifer Lee, David Kastan- Arts and Sciences, CUL
In this online exhibition, the Shakespeare first folio - the 1623 first printing in folio format of the collected works of William Shakespeare - is presented alongside Columbia University's copies of the other three 17th century Shakespeare folios. All four folios are shown within the context of the 17th century...

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Access: Open to all
Released: November 2001

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Lehman Letters
Lehman Letters Arts and Sciences
This digital collection of Columbia's Lehman Center archive of documents relating to McCarthyism includes 100 original letters, many of which were written to Senator Lehman by his constituents....

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Released: September 2001
Archived, no longer available.
East Asian Curriculum Project
East Asian Curriculum Project Partner: Roberta H. Martin- Arts and Sciences
An online resource for Asian history and culture featuring an extensive library of primary-source and background readings, lesson plans, and multimedia units for teachers and students. CCNMTL helped AFE create several video-based teaching units featuring well-known experts on Chinese and Japanese culture and history....

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Released: December 1998
Archived, no longer available.
The Sonic Glossary
The Sonic Glossary Partner: Ian Bent- Arts and Sciences
The Sonic Glossary is an innovative teaching tool for music appreciation. It assumes no musical training on the part of the user. It defines musical terms by combining visual text, spoken voice, pictures, graphic images, and musical sound in creative ways, delivering them in high-quality audio for private study. The...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: September 1998

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Music Humanities: Virtual Tape Project
Music Humanities: Virtual Tape Project Partner: Ian Bent- Arts and Sciences
Created for the Music Humanities curriculum, Virtual Tapes are playlists customized for course sections allowing instructor and students easy access to musical pieces for detailed study. Virtual Tapes replaced a cumbersome cassette tape dubbing system that had been criticized for poor quality, but resource intensive....

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Released: September 1998
Archived, no longer available.