Borrow Direct PLUS for Visitors to Columbia University

Butler Academic Commons

Students, faculty and staff from the universities listed below may register for on-site borrowing privileges. Visitors will need to visit the Library Information Office in room 201 in Butler Library to obain a borrowing card. Hours for this office may be found here

After presenting a university ID card, a government issued photo ID, and logging into Borrow Direct, library staff will create a borrowing card.

Participating universities: Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Princeton, Stanford, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvannia, Yale. 


Library Information Office

201 Butler Library
Office Hours
Phone: 212-854-7309