Current Columbia Students, Faculty & Staff
Alumni & Friends of the Libraries
- The scope of this service is limited to answering questions closely related to Columbia University.
- A general reference question should be sent to a public library in your area or a website open to the public such as the Internet Public Library.
- For a faster response, contact an appropriate department.
|Subject of your inquiry||Contact|
|Library holdings||Try our online catalog, CLIO.|
|Request offsite material||E-mail a request (please include a copy of the CLIO record in your e-mail)|
|Archival and manuscript collections||Archival Collections Portal|
|History and people of Columbia University||University Archives|
|Art history and architecture collections||Avery Library Reference|
|Access to the Libraries||Library Information Office|
|Oral history collections||Oral History Office|
|Columbia dissertations & master's essays||A copy of a Columbia dissertation can be ordered from ProQuest Dissertation Express. If not available from ProQuest, you may order a digitized copy from our reprographic services or your home library may be able to borrow a copy from our Inter-Library Loan Service. Contact the library of your home institution or a public library in your area.|
|UTS, religion, theology||Burke Library, UTS|
|East Asian studies||Starr East Asian Library|
|Other||General Library Reference|