Request via Middleware (SCSB)

All staff, please note:

Requests from ReCAP are now handled via SCSB (the middleware).  Please log in here:

https://scsb.recaplib.org

If you do not have an account to log in please contact recap@library.columbia.edu.

About ReCAP

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The Research Collections and Preservation facility (ReCAP) is Columbia University Libraries' offsite shelving facility.  Columbia University operates ReCAP jointly with Harvard University, Princeton University and New York Public Library.

This website is intended for staff reference.  Create links to public websites and documentation using the Offsite Library Shelving Facility (ReCAP) site on LibraryWeb.

See also:

Non-Delivery Days for ReCAP

No ReCAP deliveries or pick-ups are scheduled for University Holidays.  Severe weather may delay or cancel deliveries.  Unscheduled interruptions will be announced via nondeliverydayrecap@library.columbia.edu

For a list of upcoming and previous non-delivery days, please see Non-Delivery Day Log.

Turnaround Time & Contact

Requests placed before 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday will be filled the following business day; requests placed after 2:30 p.m. will be filled in two business days.  More info here.

Questions or comments about obtaining physical or EDD requests from ReCAP should be sent to recap@library.columbia.edu.  This is the ReCAP User Inquiry alias and may be used on all public websites and documentation.

Supplies

Cotton Tape (Binding String)

Supplies are ordered several ways:

Follow link for full list of supplies. Instructions about how to order are listed under each description. 

ReCAP Data Center

  • ReCAP Data Center : ReCAP data and statistics includes both raw data and analysis for main categories of service and special projects. Main categories include: accessions, retrieval, delivery and circulation.