The Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library is available to you after graduation from Columbia University. Your Alumni ID provides access to the Library's Knowledge Center, located on the lobby level of the Hammer Health Sciences Center. See our Access Policy page for more information regarding privileges.

Alumni ID

Alumni may go to the Library Information Office at 201 Butler Library to receive an alumni reading card. 

E-Resource access

All of the Health Sciences Library's electronic resources are available when onsite, however, when offsite only a selection of databases are available by special arrangement through the Columbia University Libraries. For more information on these resources please see the E-Resources section of the Columbia University Alumni site. 

Archives & Special Collections access

The Health Sciences Library Archives & Special Collections is also available in the Hammer Health Sciences Center. Access is by appointment only.

Alumni Offices


Revised 10/2017