Welcome to Columbia University Libraries! Whether you’re learning remotely or on campus, as a first-year student or returning, we are here to support you. Here are five easy ways to get started at the Libraries:
- Browse Collections
Access millions of our collections online through CLIO. To request scans of print materials, look for the “Scan” link in the item record.
- Connect with an Expert
Consult with a subject specialist, copy-right expert, data specialist, and more via email, phone, or Zoom, or chat. You can also ask general questions about how to use the libraries.
- Attend a Workshop
Build skills in everything from research methods to specialty software through virtual workshops with our experts.
- Learn about the Research Process
Take our six-module mini course, “From Books to Bytes: Navigating the Research Ecosystem,” to learn how to plan and execute research.
- Explore Services & Tools
Find research guides, digital collections, citation management help, software and databases, and more.
On campus this semester? You can also:
We can’t wait to work with you. Ask us for help anytime. We are your library.