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Railway records document seismic labor shifts

June 18, 2018

Railroads transformed the world and sped the pace of social change. Newly organized and now available to researchers, the Kheel Center’s railroad collections tell stories …

Library receives collection on Jewish fables around the world

June 18, 2018

A newly arrived collection of Jewish books containing fables, with around 400 volumes spanning six centuries, will enrich Jewish studies at Cornell and cast light …

Notes from Cornell typewriters

May 16, 2018

Library users are invited to record their thoughts on vintage typewriters now set up in Olin and Uris libraries. Inspired by “Notes from a Public …

Student workers honored for ‘outstanding service’

April 19, 2018

Five student workers with a combined 15 years of library experience received the Library’s 2018 Fuerst awards for outstanding service. Named for William F. Fuerst, …

Library offers help protecting online privacy

March 23, 2018

As revelations about Cambridge Analytica’s use of Facebook data raise privacy questions, Cornell University Library is offering drop-in hours, workshops and consultations to help students, faculty …

Finding, using map data online just got easier

March 23, 2018

A new redesign of Mann Library’s geospatial information website makes it easier to find and use a broad variety of map data. The Cornell University Geospatial …

Elevator art contest winners

March 14, 2018

Shrinidhi Shrikant Pandurangi, a PhD candidate in Engineering, and Deepa Pandurangi, a husband-and-wife team, won first prize in the Library’s contest to decorate the Olin Library …

Library ‘portal’ to connect campus with people worldwide

March 8, 2018

In fall 2018, Cornellians will be able to engage deeply with people all over the world – from international entrepreneurs to Syrian refugees – through …

Legal information for developing countries

March 7, 2018

Cornell Law Library is pleased to announce its participation in the International Labor Organization’s Global Online Access to Legal Information program. The international project, launched …

Rand to house luminous, voluminous fine arts library

February 2, 2018

Rand Hall is being transformed over the next 18 months to house the Mui Ho Fine Arts Library, a state-of-the-art facility on its top two …

Create something at mannUfactory makerspace, opening Feb. 1

February 2, 2018

The mannUfactory is a place where any person can find the tools to make just about anything. Cornell University Library’s makerspace, in 112 Mann Library, offers …

Cornellians can borrow from Ithaca College Library

February 2, 2018

Cornell students, faculty and staff can now check out books and other materials on-site at Ithaca College, thanks to a new borrowing agreement between the two …

Apply for 2018 Arts and Sciences digitization grants

February 2, 2018

Faculty and graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences are invited to submit proposals for 2018 awards to digitize collections for teaching and …

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