There are librarians for just about every discipline here at Columbia. Feel free to reach out with any research need!
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Located on the 5th and 6th floors of Butler Library, the Research Reading Rooms offer quiet study space along with non-circulating collections of relevant primary and secondary sources for particular disciplines. Of particular note is the Comparative Literature & Society reading room (room 615).
African Studies (Room 607)
American History & Literature (Room 502)
Ancient & Medieval Studies (Room 603)
**Comparative Literature & Society (Room 615)**
Early Modern/Modern Europe (Room 504)
Edward Said (Room 616)
Islamic Studies (Room 602)
Latin American Studies (Room 503)
Moral & Political Theory (Room 504)
Papyrology & Epigraphy (Room 604)
South Asian Studies (Room 601)