Library exhibit links sea sculptures, human condition

Karl Rozyn
March 16, 2022

A new exhibit in the Mann Library lobby will examine the forms and nature of marine invertebrates, reimagined in postmodern materials such as silicone, resin …

Elaine Westbrooks named Carl A. Kroch University Librarian

David Nutt
March 3, 2022

Elaine L. Westbrooks, vice provost and university librarian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named the next Carl A. Kroch …

Anne R. Kenney, former university librarian, dies at 72

Jose Beduya
February 10, 2022

Anne R. Kenney, university librarian emerita, a charismatic visionary who led Cornell University Library through a decade of transformation and growth, died at Hospicare in …

Exhibition features pioneering erotic magazine

Jose Beduya
February 10, 2022

From its launch in 1984 to its last issue in 2006, the women-run erotic magazine On Our Backs made good on its tagline of delivering …

Nuclear Freeze documents digitized

Jose Beduya
February 10, 2022

“We will not quietly stand by and watch our world go up in flames and radiation,” the late scholar-activist Randall Forsberg once roused a crowd …

If you create it, we’ll elevate it! Enter for a chance to display your art on Mann & Olin Library elevators. The 2022 theme is “Connection.”

February 14, 2022

Cornell students, enter our contest for a chance to showcase your creativity on the first floor elevator doors in both Mann Library and Olin Library and to …

Library boosts new digitization projects

Jose Beduya
December 16, 2021

Four projects have been selected for Cornell University Library’s annual Grants Program for Digital Collections in Arts and Sciences, which boosts the collaboration of scholars and …

Hans Bethe’s Nobel Prize medal given to library

Aia Ferreira
January 20, 2022

How do stars keep on shining? Physicist Hans Bethe solved this cosmic puzzle early on in his over 60-year teaching career at Cornell, earning a …

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Library immersions deepen student research

Jose Beduya
November 17, 2021

A doctoral student researching Black life in the U.S. after the abolition of slavery, Victoria Baugh was fascinated by the hundreds of studio portraits in …

Kheel Center undergraduate award celebrated

Julie Greco
November 17, 2021

Sukhmani Kaur, A&S ’21, is the winner of the Kheel Center’s Undergraduate Research Award of $500. The prize is awarded annually to a researcher using …

Working as an archivist is ‘a dream’ for ILR’s Steven Calco

Mary Catt
November 11, 2021

Kheel Center Research Archivist Steven Calco comes from a family of farmers, railroad and construction workers, and garment makers. When he thinks of their experiences …

Exhibit explores landscapes of letting go

Peggy Tully
October 15, 2021

Inspired by the geomorphology of the Finger Lakes region, June B. W. Szabo’s exhibit “Landscape Sculptures: Conversations with Land and Water” features wood-and-copper sculptures exploring themes of …

‘Visions of Dante’ exhibition opens at the Johnson Museum

September 20, 2021

A new exhibition on the Ithaca campus celebrates the enduring legacy of the Italian poet Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) and showcases one of the most significant …

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Police union websites preserved by library archive

James Dean
September 7, 2021

Amid ongoing national conversations about reform sparked by police killings of Black Americans last year, a new Cornell University Library archive promises to help researchers …

Kate Ghoezzi-Kopel

Library research informs Cornell’s COVID-19 models

Melanie Lefkowitz
August 25, 2021

When Cornell’s COVID-19 Modeling Team began developing protocols for the return to campus in summer 2020, they turned to Cornell librarians to comprehensively answer a …

Library launches future with FOLIO

Jose Beduya
July 19, 2021

At the start of July, Cornell University Library made a giant leap to the future by implementing an innovative integrated library system (ILS) called FOLIO, becoming the …

Library acquires Irene Castle collection

Jose Beduya
July 1, 2021

Ballroom dancer. Silent film star. Fashion designer. Animal rights advocate. Irene Castle wore many hats – and donned countless dazzling costumes – as a celebrity …

Gifts boost photography teaching, collecting

June 30, 2021

Photography and philanthropy share a long history at Cornell, including first president A.D. White’s donation of architectural photographs in the late 1800s. This year, new gifts boost …

Online ILR publications open up wealth of workplace wisdom

June 24, 2021

Scholars studying the shifting landscape of work can now dig deep into more than a half-century’s worth of knowledge from the ILR School’s digitized publications available on HathiTrust …

Student at the Management Library

Enhanced library catalog boosts research discovery

May 28, 2021

With recent enhancements to Cornell University Library’s online catalog, library patrons can now judge a book by its table of contents and other information vital …

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