Research & Instruction

Is this book, article, or other item protected by copyright?
These two tools can help you determine if a book, article, or other item is protected by copyright: The Copyright Genie, made by Michael Brewer and ALA ...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2020 at 6:17 PM
Library of Congress call number classification
Our library uses the Library of Congress (LC) call number system to classify books and other materials according to subject area.  For example, class L desi...
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018 at 4:51 PM
Library of Congress subject headings
Our library uses the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) system to catalog books and other materials according to subject area.  Doing a successful s...
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018 at 4:55 PM
Literature review format
You can search some of the databases (e.g. Education Research Complete, APA PsycExtra, ERIC, and PocketKnowledge) for literature reviews and use them as mod...
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018 at 5:13 PM
Make an appointment with a Reference Librarian
Submit an online request here to make request a consultation.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2020 at 6:43 PM
New York City curriculum resources
Extensive information on and resources pertaining to New York City public school curricula, including standards and curriculum guides, family resources, and...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2020 at 7:32 PM
New York State curriculum resources
Extensive information on and resources pertaining to New York State public school curricula, including learning standards, core curricula, toolkits, and asse...
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018 at 5:33 PM
Newspaper and news resources
Both the Gottesman Libraries and the Columbia University Libraries rely primarily on online resources for access to newspapers. Although many libraries main...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2020 at 7:40 PM
Numeric data resources
Numeric, or non-bibliographic, data constitute a key component of research in the social sciences.  Columbia University Libraries supports research based on ...
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018 at 5:41 PM
Online dictionaries
Our library provides links to a number of online dictionaries, which you can access by clicking on the databases by genre link under Library Resources on the...
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018 at 5:44 PM