The Tykes went close through Garry O’Connor and Danny Haynes while Theo Robinson and Jamie Ward could have won it for Derby, but both sides had to settle for a point.
Barnsley manager Mark Robins insists his side need to be more clinical in front of goal if they are to start winning games.
Robins said: “We got a point away from home. When you don’t look like winning a game, it’s important you don’t lose it.
“Derby came to spoil it - they are fighting for their lives and they made it difficult for us and it was a difficult surface too.
“Goalscoring is something you have to work hard at. They don’t just come - you’ve got to work on them. We aren’t working hard enough in front of midfield.”
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