The Columbia University Libraries offer a wide range of research, instruction, and borrowing services to support all levels of academic research.
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
Moral & Political Theory
Papyrology & Epigraphy
South Asian Studies (Room 601)