Butler Library, the largest of Columbia's libraries, houses collections in the humanities, history, government documents, social sciences, literature, philosophy, and religion. The building also houses numerous service points and special collections, including the Library Information Office, the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, and Research & Teaching Support Services.
Sofia Jen Ouyang, ’24CC, Reflects on the Library Passport Program
Columbia College student Sofia Jen Ouyang, ’24CC, shares “hidden gems” in the Libraries and the benefits of the newly-launched Library Passport program, which encourages students to explore library spaces and resources in a fun and self-paced way.
Columbia University Libraries Expands Access to Mobile Ebooks
The Palace Project app provides Columbia affiliates access to more than 250,000 ebooks from the Libraries’ collections in a single location, improving users’ reading experience and consolidating ebooks from various publishers into one, simplified interface.
The broad range of collections and services in Butler Library are supported by over 200 dedicated experts, subject specialists, and other staff members in addition to the librarians listed below.
Pamela M. Graham
Director, Humanities & Global Studies; Director, Center for Human Rights Documentation & Research
- Global Studies
- Humanities & History