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Digital Media at Columbia---Did you Know?

Digital content developed at Columbia, including fee-based learning experiences such as e-seminars developed by Columbia DKV, are FREE to the Columbia community. Using a Columbia network computer, Columbia students, faculty and staff can gain free access to the growing selection of e-seminars featuring Columbia faculty through Columbia Interactive. Once users are registered for an e-seminar and have a password, they can use a non-network computer to gain access to that e-seminar from outside the Columbia network.

There are 904 faculty members who have worked with the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning in the development of course websites and tools for the classroom (52 percent are senior faculty).

More than 13 Columbia University centers and institutes explore digital media issues in research, teaching and learning.

There are 884 Columbia campus courses that contain Web content.

More than 300 special interactive learning tools have been developed at Columbia and can be freely accessed by the Columbia community (such as CU Analyzer, The Sonic Glossary).

There are 4,500 personal homepages on the Columbia net developed by faculty, students and staff.

The CU Homepage gets hundreds of thousands of unique visits each week.

There are approximately 7,000 e-journals, 27,000 e-books from university and commercial presses, 96,000 "Early English Books Online" published before 1700, and 330,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose via the LION database, all of which are free to the Columbia community through LibraryWeb.

There are 555 features on Fathom that include the work of 175 Columbia faculty members from 25 departments and 125 visiting affiliates.

Columbia Interactive contains links to more than 500 class websites, 300 learning tools developed by Columbia faculty and students, 29 e-seminars and online learning experiences, more than 500 faculty interviews, articles, videos and conferences, 30 e-journals produced by Columbia faculty and students, and access to more than 30,000 dissertation citations from 1872 to the present.

Columbia is the founding partner of Fathom, which now links Columbia to 12 other distinguished academic and cultural institutions.

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