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Visitors from Weill Cornell Medical College

For information on Ithaca campus visitors' privileges at Weill Cornell Medical College, see the Weill Cornell Library visitors policy.

Privileges for Weill Faculty, Staff and Student Visitors to the Ithaca Campus

Weill Cornell Medical College faculty, staff and students are eligible to borrow materials from any of the Ithaca and Geneva campus libraries. Users must obtain a library card, which will be valid for one year from the date of issue. (It is renewable upon request and verification of status.)

  • Request a library card through the Library Public Services office in 116 Olin Library; (607) 255-5069 or through the Mann Library Circulation office, (607) 255-3296.
  • Your library card must be presented to check out materials, but is not needed to use the collections on-site.
  • Your library card number may be used to access catalog request and renewal functions.

Loan Periods and Fine Policy:



Other materials*

Overdue fine (BOOKS)

Overdue Fine (Other materials*)

Recall fine

Lost Item Charge

Faculty / Staff

1 year






Graduate Student

6 months






* Other materials include journals, videos, CDs and special collection materials. Most items circulate for 1 to 14 days. Check individual library for loan policy.
** Some replacement fees may be higher

Recall Privileges:

Weill Cornell Medical users may place recalls for books currently checked out. Books are due back within 14 days of recall, and may be picked up any Ithaca or Geneva campus library. For pickup at WCMC in New York City, please do not recall the book, but request through Weill Interlibrary Loan: Please note that any borrowed book may be recalled by another Cornell user.

Book and Document Delivery Requests:

Document Delivery: Faculty, staff and students may request copies of journal articles, book chapters and other materials located in the print collection of the Ithaca/Geneva Cornell Libraries. Documents will be scanned and made available on the web as PDF files. For complete information, see:

Book delivery: Patrons can request that a book be shipped from one library to a library of their choosing for more convenient pick-up. Requests are made electronically using the CU Library Catalog. For more information, see:
Note: for delivery to New York City, please use Weill Interlibrary Loan:


Library materials may be returned to any Cornell library (Ithaca, Geneva or WCMC). If returning Ithaca/Geneva materials at the WCMC library, please inform the staff that you are returning items belonging to the Ithaca/Geneva campus.


Items that have not been recalled can be renewed online through My Account. Enter your library card number and last name.

Alumni and Retirees of Weill Cornell Medical College are eligible to access materials onsite, but do not have borrowing privileges. Library cards may be purchased through the Library Public Services Office, 116 Olin Library, (607) 255-5069 office or the Mann Library Circulation office. All users who are current New York State residents are eligible for borrowing privileges at the contract college libraries (Mann, ILR, Geneva, Vet and Entomology). Contact the Mann Library Circulation office for obtaining a card.
For additional information, please contact: