Important news regarding RBML and Butler Library access

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Beginning Saturday, March 14, 2020 and until further notice, Columbia University Libraries will remain open only for valid Columbia ID card holders. No visitors, including researchers with previously scheduled appointments, will be permitted to enter any library location. For questions about visitor status, please contact the Library Information Office.

Hours of Operation

Hours of operation for library locations have been modified. Library locations will operate on a reduced schedule for the remainder of the semester. Our hours page will remain updated to reflect changes across all library locations.

Campus Operations

Please continue to refer to the University’s COVID-19 Guidance for the Columbia Community for information about classes, campus events, health updates, travel restrictions, and preventative measures.