In 2000, Columbia ran out of space to store its books. 18 years later, I make my way to a massive book warehouse somewhere in New Jersey.
How do you represent a necessarily fractured movement with a unified account? Skylar Fetter, Grace Holleman and I tried to by telling four, which is at least closer to 1000 than one.
Columbia finally got a new website, after waiting far, far too long.
How do we create an ordered space that can at once curate and organize knowledge while accommodating the millions of books in Columbia's collections?