Vani Natarajan

Research and Instruction Librarian in the Humanities and Global Studies

I have an undergraduate degree in English Literature with a concentration in Creative Writing, along with a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science.

I serve as the departmental and program librarian for the Humanities and Global Studies at Barnard: Africana Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures, Comparative Literature, English, French, German, Italian, Jewish Studies, Slavic Studies, and Spanish and Latin American Cultures. 

To book a consultation, email me at, or use the calendar below:


106 Lefrak Center


Office Hours: 

Mondays - Fridays from 10AM-6PM


MLIS, University of Pittsburgh

BA, Swarthmore College

In the News

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Follow BLAIS Staff's research contributions on Columbia's Academic Commons.

Stack Notes October 2016

A Wikipedia edit-a-thon held in the library attracted faculty, students, alums, and librarians from across the university.

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