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Columbia Libraries Via Your Mobile Device

Exciting news!  Now you can use your mobile device for fast access to many of the libraries' resources – http://m.library.columbia.edu – including:  

  • CLIO
  • News & Events
  • Library Hours
  • Ask a Librarian
  • Facebook & Twitter

Don't leave home without this bookmark!

Divide (and Conquer) NYC Using the Address Translator

NYC Address TranslatorIs it possible for one address to be in Community District 09, Election District 91, Police Precinct 26, AND Congressional District 15???

YES!  And to help you make sense of the different city agency-drawn boundaries, use the Address TranslatorGeographic Information by Address at the Department of City Planning.  Type in the address to find Police Precinct, Election District, Community District, Census Tract/Block, School District, and more!

QR code for CLIOmobile

Have you tried CLIOmobile, the mobile version of Columbia’s online catalog?

Scan the QR code here:

Bookmark it here: http://www.columbia.edu/cgi-bin/cul/resolve?cliomobile



From CLIOmobile, you can:

  • Search CLIO
  • Save items to ‘My List’
  • Email records
  • Check your Library Account, renew books
  • Place recalls

Try it today!




CLIO, the Libraries’ online catalog, now has a mobile interface –  CLIOmobile – for use with your smart phone or mobile device!

From CLIOmobile, you can:

  • Search CLIO
  • Save items to ‘My List’
  • Email records
  • Check your Library Account and renew books
  • Place recalls
For more information, click on the following link:
Please send ideas and suggestions for CLIOmobile to:


News On-the-Go

Picture 17Own a mobile device?  Check out the following mobile editions of your favorite broadcast news sources to watch your news on-the-go:

LibX for Columbia University Libraries

Have you used the Columbia University Edition of LibX?  It’s a Firefox extension, providing direct access to Columbia’s resources and allowing you to conveniently search the Columbia University Libraries online catalog, CLIO, and follow embedded visual cues in Google Scholar, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and The New York Times Book Review.  Just look for the crown!Picture 7

If you haven’t tried LibX, it’s a great time to start! This is a fantastic tool and will save you lots of time in searching. And if you have any questions, please feel free to drop by the Journalism Library or send email to widget-help@libraries.cul.columbia.edu.

Installation instructions:

User guide:

Bibliographic Management Tools

Need assistance collecting, managing, and citing your online research? Try Zotero or EndNote at the Library Tools & Widgets page. Plus come enjoy one of the many free workshops that the library offers – EndNote workshops are offered at the Digital Social Science Center (DSSC). Sign up today!