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New RMC exhibit celebrates black women in media

March 3, 2020

Curator Ben Ortiz dug deep into the Cornell Hip Hop Collection and culled more than 400 vibrant images to honor black women in media with …

Library boosts digital resources for teaching, learning

April 2, 2020

As Cornell University Library’s physical spaces remain temporarily closed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, librarians are opening digital doors for Cornell’s community of scholars. …

Book retrieval effort gives grad student welcome relief

March 23, 2020

You’ve been working on your dissertation for what seems like forever, doing research abroad when you’re not teaching or holed up in the library, and …

Library books virtually fly off the shelves

March 16, 2020

Out of the millions of titles freely available through online repository HathiTrust, five books digitized and uploaded by Cornell University Library made it to the …

Wikipedia project promotes women artists

February 25, 2020

Cornell’s fifth Wikipedia Art + Feminism Edit-a-thon is March 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 pm. in 107 Olin Library, the Digital CoLab. All are …

Moog festival to feature talks, music, exhibition

February 26, 2020

The strange oscillations that first emanated from the small synthesizer factory of Robert Moog PhD ’65, more than a half-century ago in the quiet village …

Spending time in nature reduces stress, research finds

February 25, 2020

New research from an interdisciplinary Cornell team has found that as little as 10 minutes in a natural setting can help college students feel happier …

Exhibit sheds light on railways’ discriminatory history

February 12, 2020

The American rail system has connected people and places across the nation, but its early history is marked by division and violence. A new exhibit …

Conan O’Brien correspondence with E.B. White surfaces

December 9, 2020

When two Cornell University Library staffers heard comedian Conan O’Brien talk in his podcast about a letter he sent to famed author E.B. White nearly …

A&S digitization grants program seeks applications

January 17, 2020

In research, documents and artifacts must be discoverable online to have the broadest impact. Continuing to recognize this need, the Grants Program for Digital Collections …

Atlantic Philanthropies archives open with first batch of files

January 23, 2020

A treasure trove for scholars of philanthropy and social change is now available at Cornell University Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections (RMC) as …

Exhibit explores history, diversity of manga

January 27, 2020 to January 30, 2020

At Kroch Library’s Asia Collections, visitors can step into the comic-book universe of the manga genre through the new exhibit Story/Lines: Visual Narratives in Japanese …

Showcase your art on Olin Library elevators! The 2020 theme is “Belonging.”

January 6, 2020

Cornell students, enter our contest for a chance to showcase your creativity on Olin Library’s first-floor elevator doors and to win a Cornell Store prize, …

‘Cornell According to Sound’ offers sonic look at campus

November 12, 2019

Chris Hoff ’02 and Sam Harnett have spent the semester on campus just listening – listening to fish, frogs, Latin speakers, particle accelerators, organs and …

Project partners researchers, librarians and AI to fight hunger

October 28, 2019

For smallholder farmers in the developing world, adopting crops hardy enough to adapt to the droughts, floods, heat waves and frosts of a changing climate …

Design ideas for Uris, Olin libraries to be presented Oct. 30

October 23, 2019

What does the future hold for Olin and Uris libraries? Consultants for Cornell University Library will present preliminary concepts for reimagining these two iconic buildings Oct. 30, …

Remembering physicist Sternglass, who helped the world see man on the moon

July 17, 2019

The ghostly, black-and-white image of Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon on July 20, 1969, was a spectacle that has replayed all over the …

Pilot course partners students with incarcerated learners

October 3, 2019

Cornell undergraduates are deepening their knowledge of Cornell University Library’s abundant scholarly resources by helping those with no access to them: incarcerated students at Cayuga …

New exhibit maps out emotional states

September 30, 2019

The United States in the shape of a hog, representing the nation’s love of pork. A mosquito turning continents red with malaria. Russia seen as …

Five projects awarded 2019 digitization grants

October 17, 2019

Cornell University Library’s Grants Program for Digital Collections in Arts and Sciences transforms fragile artifacts into lasting online collections for teaching and research. This year, …

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