Monthly Archives: February 2017

Restricted Access Period for Mid-term Exams

From 8am to 7pm, Monday to Friday, February 20th through March 9th, Watson Library is open to all current graduate students, undergraduates in economics, faculty, and staff.

At all other times during these two weeks, i.e. after 7pm until close and all open hours on Saturday and Sunday, Watson Library is available to all University affiliates.

If you need materials or services during the 8am to 7pm period designated above and you are not in one of the groups listed please ask a library staff member for help.

Study space is available in Butler Library, Lehman Library (3rd floor of International Affairs Building), and the Science and Engineering Library (campus level of the NorthWest Corner Building).

And check out the designated talk zones now available across the across the Columbia Libraries!

If you have any questions, please contact our staff at 212-854-7804 or  Thanks.

ADI Hackathon – February 3rd-4th

The Application Development Initiative Group (ADI) will be hosting a Hackathon in the Watson Library of Business & Economics starting at 4pm this Friday, February 3rd, and ending at Noon on Saturday, February 4th.  During this time, use of the main ground floor reading room and study rooms (G01-G17) will be restricted to use by Hackathon participants.  The rest of the Library (including the computer workstations, 1M & 2M study spaces, and mezzanine study rooms) will remain accessible to all eligible patrons as usual.

To view the hours of operation for Watson Library, please visit this page…

To contact the Watson Library staff, please call 212-854-7804 during our open hours or send an  email to  Thanks.