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Midterm exams – restricted hours

From 8am to 7pm, Monday through Friday, February 20th to March 8th, 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, access to Watson Library is available to all University affiliates.

If you need materials or services during the 8am to 7pm restricted 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, and the Science and Engineering Library. http://library.columbia.edu/services/study-spaces.html

Wellness week – send a postcard!

As part of University Life’s “Wellness Week,” the Columbia University Libraries will provide postcards Wed-Fri of this week at service points that students can use to write notes home to family or friends, with postage paid by the Libraries.  The postcards will NOT have postage on them, but they will all be gathered, have postage added to them by the Libraries, and sent out late Friday afternoon.

The station in the Watson Library of Business & Economics is located to the left (north) of our service desk in 130 Uris Hall.  A poster showing how to fill out a postcard can be found in this location.  Please speak with our desk staff if you have any questions.

Martin Luther King Holiday weekend

The Watson Library of Business & Economics will be closing at 7pm this evening (Friday, January 12th) and will remain closed for the Martin Luther King Holiday weekend (Saturday-Monday, January 13th-15th).

The Library will re-open on Tuesday, January 16th.  Our regular hours of operation for the Spring 2018 semester will be…

Mondays  8am – Midnight

Tuesdays  8am – Midnight

Wednesdays  8am – Midnight

Thursdays  8am – 10pm

Fridays  8am – 9pm

Saturdays  10am – 6pm

Sundays  10am – 11pm

A full schedule of our hours for this semester can be found at…

https://hours.library.columbia.edu/?library=business

 

Intersession & Orientation hours

The hours of operations for Watson Library of Business & Economics during the Intersession and Orientation period will be…

 

Sunday 8/13  :  10am – 11pm

Monday 8/14  :  8am – 5pm

Tuesday 8/15 – Friday 8/18  :  8am – 5pm

Saturday 8/19 – Sunday 8/20  :  CLOSED

Monday 8/21 – Friday 8/25  :  8am – 5pm

Saturday 8/26 – Sunday 8/27  :  10am – 6pm

Monday 8/28  :  8am – 8:30pm

Tuesday 8/29  :  8am – 10pm

Wednesday 8/30  :  8am – 7pm

Thursday 8/31  :  8am – 10pm

Friday 9/01 (closed for Lead Exam 8am-1pm)  :  1pm – 5pm

Saturday 9/02 – Monday 9/04 (Labor Day weekend)  :  Closed      

 

A full schedule of the Library’s hours of operations can be found here:

https://hours.library.columbia.edu/?library=business

Restricted access period

From 8am to 7pm, Monday to Friday, April 24th to Thursday, May 11th, 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 the International Affairs Building), and the Science and Engineering Library (campus level of the NorthWest Corner Building).

Extended Library hours for Mid-term Exams

Watson Library will remain open until Midnight from Sunday, March 5th, through Thursday, March 9th.  Here are our hours during the mid-term exam period…

Friday 3/03 : 8am-9pm

Saturday 3/04 : 10am-9pm

Sunday 3/05 : 10am-Midnight

Monday 3/06 : 8am-Midnight  [restricted access until 7pm]

Tuesday 3/07 : 8am-Midnight  [restricted access until 7pm]

Wednesday 3/08 : 8am-Midnight  [restricted access until 7pm]

Thursday 3/09 : 8am-Midnight  [restricted access until 7pm]

Friday 3/10 : 8am-5pm

Saturday 3/11 : CLOSED

Sunday 3/12 : CLOSED

Watson Library’s hours of operation for the rest of the Spring semester can be found here…

https://hours.library.columbia.edu/?library=business

 

 

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).  http://library.columbia.edu/services/study-spaces.html

And check out the designated talk zones now available across the across the Columbia Libraries!  https://blogs.cul.columbia.edu/business/2015/09/01/talk-zones-come-to-columbia-libraries/

If you have any questions, please contact our staff at 212-854-7804 or business_circulation@library.columbia.edu.  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… https://hours.library.columbia.edu/?library=business

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

Reduced & Labor Day hours

The Watson Library of Business & Economics will be open for reduced hours from 1pm-9pm on Friday, September 2nd to allow for the LEED Exam to take place in the morning.

Our Research Librarians will still be available for office hours on Friday between 1pm – 5pm.

Watson Library will be closed from Saturday 9/03 through Monday 9/05 in observance of the Labor Day Holiday weekend.  Regular Fall hours begin on Tuesday 9/06.

The Library’s full schedule can be viewed at… http://hours.library.columbia.ed/?library=business

Please contact us at 212-854-7804 or business_circulation@library.columbia.edu if you have any questions.

Business School Resource Fair

As part of new student orientation, the Business School will be holding a Resource Fair in the Watson Library of Business & Economics on Monday, August 22nd.

This event is open to incoming MBA students only, so the ground floor reading room and study rooms will be unavailable to library patrons between Noon – 5:30pm.

The 1M & 2M study spaces and mezzanine study rooms will remain open for library patrons between 8am – 7pm.

To view Watson Library’s hours of operations, please visit… http://hours.library.columbia.edu/?library=business.

For questions regarding access to Watson Library, please call 212-854-7804 during our open hours.  Thanks.