PhD Students & Faculty in Business and Economics: Services

Useful resources for PhD Students & Faculty in Business and Economics


  • Columbia ID is required to enter the Watson Library.
  • Food and drinks are NOT permitted.
  • Service Desk
    Our friendly staff are available at the service desk to answer questions and provide assistance with library services like borrowing, copying, library spaces, etc. 
  • Library Hours
    - Regular Hours: Library Hours page
    - Office hours for Research librarians: Mondays-Fridays by appointment only. 
  • Course Reserves
    Several weeks before the beginning of the semester, faculty members are contacted by email and asked for a list of materials they wish to be placed on reserve.  For complete information consult: or call 212-854-7804
  • Contact Us
    Email:; Research librarians can provide training sessions for groups or one-to-one research consultations.  Email us to set them up!
    Phone: 212-854-7804