The library provides rich physical and digital collections, services to support and expand research skills, space to study and collaborate, and programming that connects all of the above.
Need free, quality resources? Your student ID provides access to robust collections, including print books, e-books, physical and streaming films, music, articles, data, and much more, all selected to support and enrich your creative, academic and entrepreneurial work. The library also offers access to all textbooks over $40 via Course Reserves.
Would you like some assistance with research? Librarians are available to support your research and creative projects through live chat and email, online research guides, video tutorials, and Zoom research consultations.
Need access to technology? The library has computers, printers, scanners, 3D printers, a green screen, and other technologies available 75 hours a week, in addition to an equipment lending program that includes cameras, camcorders, projectors, digital recorders, and other resources to support your project and creative needs.
Want to connect with the Columbia community? The library programming and exhibits provide a wide range of opportunities to connect with both resources and each other. From learning new skills to working within a community of practice to winding down with others during regular gaming nights, there are a wide range of opportuniites to connect across disciplines.
The library also offers a unique Little Food Library, available all hours the library is open for students experiencing food insecurity. Take what you need, give what you can.
The library has you covered, whether it is research, inspiration, learning, or community.