Journalism Library

Welcome to the Journalism Library.

The Journalism Librarian
Welcome to Columbia’s Journalism Library. As a profession and field of study, journalism is in a transformative moment. This process is being spurred by changes in public life both domestically and abroad, how we gather, consume, and spread information...

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Our Collections

Learn about the Pulitzer Prizes and Joseph Pulizter, founder of the world's oldest journalism school.  

Master's Projects and Theses

Browse the Master's Project Index, a catalog of gradaute student work completed by students at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, dating back to 1924.

Journalism Collection

View all journalism items in Columbia's research collection, with inclusive coverage in a variety of subjects. Or, browse by emphasis, based on specific research areas within journalism studies:

Apply the library's Quicksearch Guide to learn how to use advanced search queries and filters to explore Columbia's vast research collection on your own. 

Ask a Question


Email us any time, day or night, for general information about the library including hours, location, loan policies, and accessibility.

Drop in

The journalism library is open five days a week, Monday through Friday from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Office hours for the journalism library are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Reserve a Time

Are you working on deadline for a memo? Have a certain research topic in mind? Schedule a time with the journalism librarian to discuss your specific research needs. 

Live Chat

Get help right now using our Ask a Librarian services. Staffed primarily by Columbia University Librarians, including the Journalism Librarian, and librarians-in-training, our chat service is typically available Monday through Friday, 10:00 am - 5:00pm, and Sundays from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm.