Scholarly Communication Home


Have questions about scholarly publishing, research impact and metrics, open access, podcasting, research data, research computing, or creating digital publishing projects, or crafting a professional presence online?

Email your questions or schedule a virtual consultation:

Our Services

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Consult with our expert staff on developing a publication strategy, including selecting a publisher, understanding your rights as an author, and learning about opportunities to publish with us.

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Learn about the Libraries' platform for collecting, preserving, and sharing the Columbia community's scholarship. Academic Commons provides open and persistent access to work by researchers at Columbia University, Barnard College, Jewish Theological Seminary, Teachers College, and Union Theological Seminary.


Discover ways to maximize the reach and impact of your scholarship by creating a persistent digital name identifier. Get advice on promoting your work and making new scholarly connections through the use of acadamic social networking and researcher websites.


Discover tools for measuring and undertanding the impact of your scholarship.


Learn the fundamentals of podcasting and explore opportunities to partner with our staff.

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We offer a 3D-printing service, modeling software, and consultations. Check policies, see examples of existing prints, schedule a consultation, or submit a print request at 3dprint @ Columbia.


OA Week 2022

The Libraries are excited to be hosting several events to celebrate Open Access Week 2022, whose theme is "Open for Climate Justice."

Please see our guide to events and resources highlighting this year's theme.


The Digital Humanities Center in Butler 305 provides software and training for digital humanities tools, scanning/digitization, textual analysis, data management, and media production.

Check the Libraries' calendar for labs, events, and occasional workshops on scholarly communication topics.