Everyone at Barnard has a personal librarian, who serves as their main point of contact for the library - a go-to person for all things library-related. If you need individualized help for a project, you can schedule a research consultation with a librarian.
Unsure who your personal librarian is? Find out and get to know them!
Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a personal librarian for research project help.
Find out how Barnard Library and Columbia Copyright Advisory Office offer support to faculty and students navigating a variety of copyright issues - including copyright law for e-resources and for faculty research.
Research & Citation Guides
Our team of personal librarians has put together guides to help you get started on your research. There's a guide for every subject taught at Barnard, as well as every First-Year Writing Seminar. Additionally, we offer guides for other select courses, citation software and general research topics.
For select courses
For every area of study at Barnard
Our library collections can play an important role in conducting research at Barnard. In addition to serving the needs of an undergraduate liberal arts college, we specialize in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Dance, and Art.
Discover and browse digitized historical materials from the Barnard Archives and Special Collections
Search all materials in Columbia University Libraries
Need support with a specialized tool, method or type of research? Our Centers provide resources and expertise in several areas.