Periodicals & Microforms Reading Room

Our Collections

Until further notice, the Microforms Reading Room in Butler Library will be available for in-person use on a very limited basis by appointment only to current Columbia affiliates (students, faculty and staff) whose individual research requires consulting microfilm or microfiche. Appointments will be scheduled on Mondays between 9am to 1pm or on Fridays between 1–5pm. Please see the Services page for more information.

Our Periodicals Collection Includes

  • current issues of general newspapers
  • approximately 2000 journals in classics, literature, language & linguistics, history, philosophy, and religion

Our Microforms Collection Includes

  • more than a million items including newspapers
  • academic journals
  • popular magazines
  • monographs and monographic series

Locating Our Materials

For Periodicals Holdings, consult CLIO. (See section: How to search for serials).

For Microforms Holdings, consult both CLIO and the card catalog.

Both collections are non-circulating, but copiers and microform reader/printers and scanners are available for use.

Staff is present at all times to assist patrons. We are happy to help you with your questions and any technical assistance needed for the machines.

New Subscriptions & Acquisitions

Periodicals
  • Enteukterio
  • Erdem : Atatürk Kültür Merkezi dergisi.
  • Hebraic political studies.
  • Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies : JSAS.
  • Mélanges de la Casa de Velázquez.
  • Welt des Orients.
Microform Sets
  • The Eighteenth Century: Units 283-347 Call #: F a4254
  • Women and Victorian Values: Pt.1-4 Call #: F d4761
  • Women Advising Women: Pt.1 Call #: F d4033
  • Women Advising Women: Pt.2-4 Call #: F d4760
  • Economic Literature 1851 - 1900 Call #: F d6481

Periodical of the Month

Journal of Digital Humanities

Recommended by Subject Librarians:
Alex Gil

Journal of Digital Humanities holdings in CLIO