Getting to Ithaca
Cornell University is located in Ithaca, NY, which is about 4 hours driving
time from New York City and Philadelphia, 6 hours driving time from Boston,
and 5 hours driving time from Toronto. Ithaca Tompkins
Regional Airport is the local airport (10 minutes from campus)
and is served by two carriers with non-stop
service to Detroit (Northwest/KLM), and New
York City and Philadelphia (US Airways). Syracuse
Hancock Airport is 1.25
hours from campus and has more airline alternatives
(American Eagle, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, Northwest Airlines, United
Express, US Airways, and TransMeridian). The Greater
Binghamton Airport is 45 minutes from campus and serves US Airways, Northwest Airlines, United,
and Delta Connection/Comair).
For more details go to the Cornell's
page for travel to Cornell and Ithaca, NY.
Where to Stay
We have made arrangements for discount lodging at the Holiday
Inn, located in downtown Ithaca. It is on the public transit system
route and the hotel also provides a shuttle service to the University.
The rates are $99.99 + tax for two double beds or $109.99 + tax for
one king bed. To secure a reservation, please email Kasey Simpson
at: KSimpson@HartHotels.com (note: do not use the 800 number or
the online reservation service or you will not get the special rate). Be
sure to mention that you are attending the Digital Preservation Management
Workshop. Reservations must be made at least 30 days prior to your arrival.
Unfortunately, no student housing is available on the Cornell campus
during the dates of the workshops.
Holiday Inn Ithaca
222 South Cayuga Street,
Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau maintains a page
on Accommodations in
and around Ithaca.
Getting to the Library
The Holiday Inn has a shuttle to Cornell. You can also take public transportation
($1.50 fee). For a small city, Ithaca has an excellent public transit
system (TCAT). Here
is a map and schedule for a route of interest to workshop attendees:
Ithaca (Holiday Inn) to North Campus Cornell (Olin Library is near
Day Hall on the Map)
A map of the Cornell Library system is available here.