A selection of our most interesting media mentions -- big or small, positive or negative, perfectly accurate or not quite right.
The Library in the News
Nov. 25, 2015
Our Facebook post of Evan Earle’s fore-edge painting video went truly viral, reaching more than 11 million Facebook users and generating more than 3.5 million views and 100,000 shares – and still growing!
Stories about the Law Library’s Donovan Nuremberg Trials Collection, commemorating the 70th anniversary of the trials’ start, appeared in the Ithaca Journal, the Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin and the Elmira Star-Gazette.
A story about Mickey Mouse’s 87th birthday in the Buffalo News cited library materials.
Nov. 18, 2015
The Nashville Scene wrote a brief about the new Velvet Underground collection.
Archivists Elaine Engst and Eileen Keating were interviewed for a new documentary about farming in New York State, which also drew on the University Archives – via the Cornell Chronicle.
The Chronicle also used University Archives and library materials in its Rewind feature, about a secular missionary school Cornell offered for more than 30 years.
In arXiv news, blogs including Crazy Engineers.com and Gizmodo wrote about a new study on training computers to recognize microexpressions; and a story about the discovery of a new planet appeared in Market Business News.
Nov. 11, 2015
The Associated Press wrote about the Library’s new Velvet Underground archive, and the AP story appeared in the New York Times, Seattle Times, even the web site of a Waco, TX based TV station, KWTX. Syracuse Newspapers also wrote about the collection, as well as the Velvet Underground’s links to Syracuse University.
A story about Mann Library’s yearlong series on climate change appeared in the Cornell Chronicle.
The Daily Sun covered Prof. Harry de Gorter’s Chats in the Stacks book talk at Mann.
The new Gods and Scholars exhibit is featured in the Cornell Chronicle.
Afrika Bambaataa discussed the Hip Hop Collection as well as his experience as a visiting scholar at Cornell in this interview in the Austin Chronicle.
The Library was mentioned in this story, about an arXiv.org paper concerning a newly discovered planet-like object outside our solar system. This story, on an arXiv paper suggesting that a dimming around Tabby’s Star is probably not caused by an alien megastructure, also mentioned the Library.
Nov. 4, 2015
This related story, about author and collector Johan Kugelberg’s relationship with the library, from the donation that formed the Hip Hop Collection to the Velvet Underground materials, also ran in the Chronicle.
Ezra Update wrote about RMC’s new persuasive cartography collection, with more than 300 digitized maps intended to influence thinking, rather than to communicate geographic information.
The Cornell Chronicle featured upcoming events at the Library, including two Book Talks and the launch event for Cornell’s access to the USC Shoah archive of visual histories from survivors of genocide.
In this Daily Sun story about a new book, “Postwar Cornell” by Brad Edmondson, Edmondson describes his research at RMC.
Oct. 28, 2015
Stories about the announcement that Atlantic Philanthropies will give its archives – along with a $4 million grant to support them – to the Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections appeared in the Cornell Chronicle, the Daily Sun and the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
National Geographic’s Data Points blog wrote about RMC’s new online collection of persuasive cartography.
The Library’s Witchcraft Collection was the subject of a post on MSN’s Mental Floss blog.
The Daily Sun covered the first-ever installment of SPARK Talks, held last week in Olin Library.
Ezra Magazine’s “From the Collections” feature used RMC photographs of Ezra Cornell’s telegraph and the construction of the Cornell Hydraulics Laboratory, among others.
The Chronicle wrote about the library’s collection of glass slides, last used by Brian Earle '67, MPS '71, a professor of communication, in 2007.
A Colombian scholar traveled to Ithaca to examine RMC’s Trautwine family papers to find clues to his country’s environmental past, via the Cornell Chronicle.
Ben Ortiz was quoted in this Daily Sun story about a hip-hop club’s annual rap battle.
The Ithaca Voice wrote about Cornell’s access to the USC Shoah Foundation’s archive of 53,000 visual histories of survivors of the Holocaust and other genocides.
Oct. 21, 2015
Through the Library, Cornell will have access to the USC Shoah Foundation archives, a collection of 53,000 visual histories of survivors of the Holocaust and other genocides, via the Cornell Chronicle. The story was also picked up by the Ithaca Voice.
This story, about plans for the new fine arts library, co-written by Anne Kenney, appeared in the Architecture Art & Planning’s fall magazine.
Human Sexuality Collection curator Brenda Marston was quoted in this story on Quartz about the significance of Playboy’s decision to stop publishing nude photos.
Oct. 7, 2015
The Daily Sun wrote about safety concerns regarding rock throwing on the Olin Library terrace.
A press release about the Library’s partnership with ProQuest to develop a streamlined book-selection system was picked up on several sites, including Campus Technology.
Further coverage of the work and life of photographer Honey Lee Cottrell, who gave her archives to the Library’s Human Sexuality Collection shortly before her death, included stories in Curve Magazine, OutHistory.org and Australia’s Gay News Network.
The Library was mentioned in stories about an ArXiv.org paper on developing robots to assemble Ikea furniture.
Sept. 30, 2015
Coverage of the life and work of Honey Lee Cottrell, the pioneering photographer who died last week and who donated her archives to the Human Sexuality Collection, included this story in the Cornell Chronicle and this one from Out Magazine.
This story, about former National Labor Relations Board chairman William Gould’s visit to Cornell and the donation of his archives to the Kheel Center, ran in the Chronicle.
The Chronicle also wrote about events featuring environmental photojournalist Gary Braasch, whose photographs are on display in Mann Library beginning this week.
Law Library materials were used in the reporting of this article about a South Korean murder trial in the Diplomat, an Asia-Pacific current affairs magazine.
Students staged a “die-in” in the Olin lobby to honor the 43 students who disappeared in Iguala, Mexico, last September, according to the Daily Sun.
Sept. 24, 2015
Speaking of A.D. White, this meditation on the beauty of that library on Slate.com calls it “the template from which all dream libraries are made.”
Michele Brown is quoted as an expert in this Boston Globe story, about a mold outbreak in the rare book section of the Boston Public Library.
This Chronicle story, about Native American history buried in Ithaca, mentions Rare and Manuscript Collections materials referring to burial sites beneath today’s local streets.
The South China Morning Post mentions Cornell University Library and arXiv.org in this story about why some love coriander and others hate it.
Sept. 16, 2015
The Cornell Chronicle ran a story about a special Homecoming Weekend viewing of the 150 Ways to Say Cornell and Lincoln’s Unfinished Work exhibitions, plus a newly acquired letter written by Ezra Cornell about meeting Lincoln on the eve of his first inauguration.
Uris Library was featured in an Architectural Digest roundup of “12 Stunning University Libraries” around the world.
A graduate student is demonstrating his 3-D printer at some Library events this fall as part of efforts to gauge student interest in library maker spaces, via the Chronicle.
The Chronicle also wrote about Spark Talks, the library’s new series of five-minute lightning talks by graduate students and postdocs, aimed at improving academics’ communication skills.
A preview of the fall semester’s Book Talks, many of which tie in to national politics in this prelude to the election year, appeared in the Chronicle.
A story about OCLC’s linked data pilot program, which includes Cornell and six other partner libraries, appeared on the Library Journal’s InfoDocket site.
This column in the Arkansas City Traveler about the hazards of being in a rush quoted from Library materials
Sept. 9, 2015
The Daily Sun ran a “Cornell Close-Ups” feature on Bonna Boettcher, her background and her duties as director of Olin and Uris libraries.
Ben Ortiz was quoted in this Ithaca Journal story about Talib Kweli’s show on the Ithaca Commons, which was also supported by the Cornell Hip Hop Collection.
Stories about Cornell University Library’s plans to archive the collection of Nepali musician Gopal Yonjan ran in the Statesman, an Indian newspaper; Republica, a Nepali newspaper; and the Himalayan Times, among other publications.
A story about controversy surrounding plans for the new Fine Arts Library appeared on Yahoo’s Makers site.
This science blog used a Charles Darwin illustration from RMC’s collection in a story about the domestication of wild boars.
The Weston (Mass.) Town Crier wrote about RMC reference assistant Theo Wolf’s play, “100 Aker Wood,” which was performed in August at the Hudson Guild Theater in Manhattan.
Sept. 2, 2015
The Chronicle ran a story about Cornell collections that will soon be available online, thanks to grants from the Library and the College of Arts and Sciences.
This story on The Scholarly Kitchen about researchers’ lack of awareness about new federal public-access rules mentioned the website, launched by the Library and the Office of Sponsored Programs, to help faculty navigate the policies.
A story about the “provocative” design plans for the Fine Arts Library appeared on Inhabitat.com.
Stories based on arXiv.org papers appeared on Phys.org, about artificial intelligence making Tinder easier to use; on The Next Web, about an algorithm that turns photos into fine art; and on Nanotechweb.org, about the superconductivity of graphene.
Aug. 26, 2015
The Chronicle ran this story about Ritchie Colon-Peri, an incoming freshman and the son of Richard “Crazy Legs” Colon, whose archives are in the Cornell Hip Hop Collection and who is a member of the collection’s advisory board.
Time Warner Cable News interviewed Evan Earle about the university archivist position and the challenges of preservation in a digital age.
This Time Warner Cable News story, about efforts to get Cornell graduate and biologist Barbara McClintock on the $10 bill, featured items from the University Archives.
A story about the completion of “Mnemosyne,” an interactive, online tour of 10 of Aby Warburg’s unfinished panels, appeared in the Chronicle.
In this Ithaca Journal story, a North Carolina man discovered his father’s history in Ithaca’s silent movie industry through research that took the family to Cornell, where Laura Linke helped them make connections.
Aug. 19, 2015
The Ithaca Journal covered Eric Acree’s presentation at the Southside Community Center about African-American soldiers during the Civil War, as part of the center’s Juneteenth celebration.
Archinect compared Wolfgang Tschapeller’s renderings for the Ho Fine Arts Library with architect Sou Fujimoto’s design for the Musashino Art University Museum & Library in Japan.
More news outlets, including FnBnews.com, wrote about the use of TEEAL in Bangladesh.
Business Insider, among others, mentioned Cornell in a story on an arXiv.org paper about how elements from 1950s attempts to design flying saucers were used in creating the U.S. Marines’ newest fighter jet.
Aug. 12, 2015
The Cornell Chronicle ran a story about the new public access compliance website and other efforts by the Library and the Office of Sponsored Programs to help researchers meet new federal requirements for publishing taxpayer-funded work.
Ben Ortiz appeared on Bloomberg TV to talk about Dr. Dre and the evolution of Hip Hop.
Duke has joined Borrow Direct, via the Cornell Chronicle.
Cornell was mentioned in a story about an arXiv.org paper on the use of 1950s-era technology in the U.S. Marines Corps’ newest fighter jet.
August 5, 2015
A profile of Evan Earle ran in the Cornell Chronicle.
Oya Rieger and Gail Steinhart were quoted in a Chronicle of Higher Education story about how librarians are helping faculty comply with federal public-access regulations.
Phaidon.com wrote about architect Wolfgang Tschapeller and plans for the new Fine Arts Library.
An op-ed in the Boston Globe about the importance of libraries’ mission to make information available online mentioned Cornell and the Linked Data for Libraries Project.
This photo by Carla DeMello went viral, reaching nearly 14,000 people on Facebook, with dozens of shares and retweets.
July 22, 2015
The Cornell Chronicle takes a behind-the-scenes, step-by-step look at Cornell’s return of a 17th century scientific text to the National Library of Sweden.
The Ithaca Journal reports on details in the Chronicle story, including the fact that Cornell got a replacement copy of the book.
An overview of some of the Library’s eclectic collections, including Hip Hop, Human Sexuality, Witchcraft, Beekeeping and Map and Geospatial Information, appears in the July/August issue of the Cornell Alumni Magazine.
In its Page Turners feature, the Cornell Alumni Magazine also ran a photo, taken by the Library’s Carla DeMello, of a reading group led by librarian Lance Heidig in the A.D. White Library.
Metalocus.com writes about the new Fine Arts Library, citing comments from students published in February in the Daily Sun.
July 15, 2015
Metropolis Magazine examines plans for the new Ho Fine Arts Library, which, in the writer’s words, “balances the legacy of stacks with the technological imperatives of today’s educational environment.”
On the Auburn Citizen’s “Newspapers in Education” blog, a 12-year-old girl describes her favorite spot at Cornell, the A.D. White Library, which has a “cozy feeling that seems extremely fun to study in.”
- Crazy Engineers.com entions the Library in a story about an arXiv paper on using acoustic sensors to detect stowaways in cargo containers.
The Chronicle covered celebrations of retiring University Archivist Elaine Engst, “an ever-helpful, knowledgeable source and resource regarding all things Cornell.”
The Cornell University Library is among recipients of a $275,000 Andrew W. Mellon grant, which it will use to obtain a digitized collection of economics books and journals published between 1450 and 1914, via the Ithaca Journal.
The Ithaca Journal was among the publications which picked up an Associated Press story about Cornell’s unwitting purchase – and voluntary return – of a rare 17th century book stolen from the National Library of Sweden.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports on the appointment of former Cornell librarian David Banush as Tulane’s next dean of Libraries and Academic Information Resources.
French speakers take note: This article in the French weekly L’Obs makes several mentions of Cornell’s special collections.
In Pawprint, a rundown of some of the library services, workshops and privileges available to Cornell staff.
Peter Hirtle was quoted – and mentions the Library – in a UT News story about a new open-access policy at the Harry Ransom Center at University of Texas at Austin.
Several publications mentioned Cornell Library when reporting on arXiv papers, including TechTarget.com, on Apple “sandbox” flaws which allow password stealing; and Endgadget, RCR Wireless News and Android Authority, on powering small devices through WiFi routers.
The Ithaca Voice describes renderings for a new Fine Arts Library at the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning.
A close-up of Uris Library, “a ‘secular cathedral’ devoted to books,” in the Syracuse Post-Standard’s Central New York Spaces feature.
The Chronicle’s Essentials blog takes a look at the reach and scope of Digital Commons@ILR, as it passes its 10-year anniversary and 10 millionth download.
April 14, 2015
- The Ithaca Journal, the Elmira Star-Gazette and the Cornell Chronicle's Things to Do calendar promoted the flash exhibition of Lincoln materials.
- Duke Today included Cornell in a story about joining Borrow Direct.
- The most recent issue of "The Journal of the American Society of Botanical Artists" includes an overview of how Mann's exhibits and outreach programs highlight botanical art and its contribution to science communication. (Take a look at a hard copy of the journal at Mann!)
- A Cornell Daily Sun columnist mentioned spending time in Libe Café in a column about saying goodbye to Cornell.
- Another Daily Sun story offered an alternative to the crowded libraries on campus.
- Storify included Mann's seed catalogs in a story about the Biodiversity Heritage Library's "Garden Stories" campaign.
- Uris and the Law Library both made a Deseret News list of the 27 most beautiful college libraries.
- A story on 10,000 Birds cited the Library's catalog entries on penguins.
- Silicon Republic and the Weather Network credited the Library with an arXiv paper on a microwave discovery.
- And the Chronicle's Essentials blog promoted the new dictionary exhibition in Kroch.
April 8, 2015
- The Ithaca Journal and the Cornell Chronicle previewed the flash exhibition showcasing the Library's three unique Lincoln documents.
- Mann Library's new second-floor renovations were the subject of a Cornell Daily Sun story and a post on the Chronicle's Essentials blog.
- Documentary filmmakers thanked RMC's "very helpful librarians" in a letter to the Ithaca Journal.
- The Chronicle's Essentials blog covered a new sesquicentennial exhibit in Mann on the history of the Home Economics fellowship.
- A Yahoo News story about Joe Conzo mentioned his photographs in the Library's Hip Hop Collection.
- Pawprint featured the staff art in Olin.
- A Cornell Chronicle story about Cornell's United Way campaign noted that participation in the Library rose this year.
- A columnist in the Cornell Daily Sun mentioned the Library when writing about the Phantom of Heilbronn.
- Mann Library was mentioned in an Ithaca.com story as the site of an upcoming programming contest.
- And the Chronicle's Things to Do calendar previewed a Mann book talk.
April 1, 2015
- Ezra magazine ran a story on funding the faculty studies in Olin and Kroch.
- Ezra also published predictions from Cornellians about what their areas of expertise will look like in 2065, and predictions from the Library's Anne Kenney, Xin Li and Danielle Mericle are all included.
- Mann's seed catalogs were featured as part of the Biodiversity Heritage Library's collection in the BHL blog and UpNext, the IMLS blog.
- The Cornell Daily Sun wrote a story on the drop in the Library's purchasing power.
- The Ithaca Voice profiled a homeless researcher who came to Ithaca to use the Library's Sternglass collection.
- The Voice also published a satirical letter about what Cornell will look like in 2065, and it mentions the Library.
- A Sun writer mentioned the Library in a column defending free speech.
- The Cornell Chronicle's Things to Do calendar included a composers' forum in the Music Library.
- And the Chronicle's Essentials blog covered RMC's scrapbook of Civil War telegrams.
March 25, 2015
- Coming up on the anniversary of the Triangle Fire, a photo from the Kheel Center was featured in the Huffington Post and the collection was mentioned in the Buffalo News.
- The Library's copyright expert, Peter Hirtle, was quoted in an Arkansas Online story about a diary being pulled from a library archive.
- Hirtle also weighed in on a Motherboard story about designing rockets.
- The Cornell Chronicle's most recent "Cornell Rewind" column, co-written by the Library's Elaine Engst, featured Willard Straight.
- Hetek wrote something in Hungarian about a 1920 book published by the Library.
- A Cornell Daily Sun column mentioned bobbing your head to Carly Rae Jepsen in a quiet library.
- And Alejandro Madrid's book talk was featured in the Chronicle's Things to Do calendar and the Ithaca Journal.
March 18, 2015
- The Library's Eric Acree was included in a Cornell Chronicle roundup of Cook Award recipients.
- Ithaca.com ran a story about the Library's "150 Ways to Say Cornell" exhibition.
- The Cornell Daily Sun mentioned Mann Library in a story about a new feminist group on campus.
- And the Chronicle's Essentials blog (formerly known as Shelf Life) covered the Reveal photo exhibit in Mann.
March 11, 2015
- The Cornell Chronicle ran a story about the Library's AV preservation initiative.
- The Cornell Daily Sun reported on a proposal to replace Olin's roof.
- The Windsor Star mentioned the 2012 videos filmed in the Law Library.
- The Chronicle's Things to Do calendar previewed Barry Strauss' book talk in Olin.
- And About.com used a library image in an article about Facebook filtering.
March 4, 2015
- The Cornell Alumni Magazine included several library mentions in the March/April issue:
- Keepsakes from RMC's "150 Ways to Say Cornell" exhibition
- Questions from the 1891 admission exam, with commentary from the Library's Elaine Engst
- An updated "161 Things" list, with multiple library-related entries
- An imaginary reunion dinner attended by Ezra Cornell
- Best College Reviews featured the Library's Hans Bethe site on quantum physics as one of the 50 top online learning sites.
- Her Campus noted that an exhibition about sexual assault would be in Mann in April.
- Davy Hoy's baseball, located in RMC, was referenced in an Ithaca Voice story about Lou Gherig's home run at Cornell.
- The Cornell Chronicle covered a panel on police-community relations led by the Library's Ben Ortiz.
- A Chronicle story on Barry Strauss previewed his upcoming book talk in Olin.
- And the March 2 book talk in the Fine Arts Library was included in the Chronicle's Things to Do calendar'.
- Pawprint focused on the Library's maps collection.
- A film screening at the Africana Library was featured on the livestream for Ithaca College's TV station.
- The Cornell Chronicle noted that Mann supported a documentary on first-generation college students.
- InfoDocket listed the Library's Dianne Dietrich as an author of a paper on an ORCID pilot project.
- A Jerusalem Post story cited a paper from the Library in a story about a synagogue on the Temple Mount.
- The UK's Metro cited the Library as the publisher of a paper on Google rankings.
- Shelf Life featured the new John Clair Miller site, which was part of the Library's AAP digitization grant program.
February 25, 2015
- The Cornell Chronicle wrote a story on the Big Red road show, gathering alumni memorabilia for the Library.
- The Cornell Daily Sun ran a story about a forum on preventing sexual violence that included a photo of and quotes from the Library's Eric Acree.
- The Hip Hop Collection partnered with several other Ithaca organizations to hold a panel on police relationships, and the Southside Community Center featured the HHC's Ben Ortiz on its Facebook page.
- The Chronicle's "Cornell Rewind" column, written with University Archivist Elaine Engst, addressed the earliest women engineering students.
- In an obituary for Ernest Sternglass, the Ithaca Journal mentioned his collection in the Library's archives.
- The Cornell Chronicle also included a link to Sternglass' papers in the Library.
- The Journal promoted Mann's book talk with Karl Pillemer.
- The Chronicle's Things to Do calendar included the Pillemer book talk, the Hip Hop Collection's panel on community-police relations and the Africana Library's screening of a documentary on Selma.
- The Cornell Daily Sun mentioned leaving Uris Library at 3 a.m. in a story about campus-wide policies and codes.
- Shelf Life covered Africana's Malcolm X display and Mann's "The World We Live In" exhibition.
February 18, 2015
- TWC News interviewed curator Lance Heidig on the Library's "Lincoln's Unfinished Work" exhibition.
- The Cornell Chronicle covered Robert Sternberg's book talk in Mann Library last week.
- The Chronicle also did a story on alumni donating their Cornell treasures to the University Archives.
- The Daily Item referenced RMC's Rudin and May collections in an item about Black History Month.
- An image of a blackboard scanned by the Library is part of a story about digitization and preservation in BMJ.
- The obituary for Prof. L. Pearce Williams ’49 asks that people donate to RMC -- his "second home."
- The Ithaca Journal wrote about a musical about Willard Fiske, Cornell's first librarian.
- Shelf Life covered the 13th Amendment on display and new library connections with China.
February 11, 2015
- The Cornell Daily Sun and Shelf Life covered the new Awesomizer in Olin.
- The Cornell Daily Sun did a story on Robert Sternberg's book talk on land-grant universities in the modern age.
- The Chronicle's Things to Do calendar also previewed the book talk.
- The Ithaca Voice described Cornell's hardy librarians in a story about the blizzard of 1993.
- The Ithaca Times profiled two staff members from Olin Library who are in a band.
- University Librarian Anne Kenney was quoted in a Pawprint story as the chair of Cornell's United Way campaign.
- TEEAL is mentioned in a Cornell Chronicle story about a student honored by Queen Elizabeth.
- In a Q&A in the Cornell Daily Sun, a student athlete said Mann was involved in his "funniest moment with the basketball team."
- And the Cornell Chronicle used a library photo in its "This Week in History" column.
February 4, 2015
- The Cornell Daily Sun and the Cornell Chronicle covered RMC's new Lincoln exhibition.
- The Ithaca Times wrote a story on RMC's sesquicentennial exhibition.
- The Cornell Chronicle wrote a story on Human Ecology's exhibition of historic textiles from the Library's collections.
- The Flat Hat cited the Library's Hip Hop Collection as inspiration for beginning a collection at the College of William and Mary.
- The Cornell Daily Sun discussed the renovations of the Fine Arts Library.
- The Daily Sun also wrote about the Hip Hop Collection digitizing its Adler archive.
- News about the digitization appeared in lists of library news on the No Shelf Required blog and Against the Grain.
- WVBR previewed the "Ithaca Guys Read" events, which includes the Africana Library's Eric Acree as a featured reader.
- School Library Journal's story on "Selma" points to a Cornell LibGuide on Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Fast Company used one of the Library's archival photos in a story about the New York Public Library's maps collection.
- Uris Library made LifeHack's list of the 40 most impressive libraries around the world.
- The Cornell Chronicle previewed two upcoming talks in Mann on indigenous research approaches.
- The mealworm-tofu tasting in Mann's lobby was covered by the Cornell Chronicle and the Daily Sun.
- And the Chronicle's Things to Do calendar previewed two book talks and featured an RMC photo of early students in a drawing class.
January 28, 2015
- The Cornell Chronicle ran a story about the opening of the new "Lincoln's Unfinished Work" exhibition.
- Cornell during World War I was the subject of the Chronicle's latest "Cornell Rewind" column.
- Forbes wrote a story on surrealism and the joint Library-Johnson Museum exhibition, and included an image from RMC's collections.
- The Florida Sun-Sentinel also wrote about the surrealism exhibition and quoted curator Laurent Ferri.
- Anne Kenney is quoted in a Huffington Post column on how to make the most of your senior year in college.
- The Cornell Daily Sun wrote about the digitization of the Hip Hop Collection's Adler archive.
- The most recent library column in Pawprint detailed local-history resources.
- In an obituary for Henry Bartels, the Cornell Chronicle mentioned he had supported the Library.
- Eric Acree, head of the Africana Library, was included in an Ithaca Journal story about the "Ithaca Guys Read" project.
- The Cornell Daily Sun and the Ithaca Journal noted that a community-support meeting for Oluchukwu Onuora '15 would be held in Mann Library.
- Nature World News cited the Library as the publisher of an arXiv paper about seal whiskers.
- And two Cornell librarians' introduction of a free screening of "Lincoln" was included in the Ithaca Journal and Shelf Life.
January 21, 2015
The Cornell Chronicle covered arXiv's millionth submission.
The Chronicle also mentioned that the papers of Anne LaBastille are available through RMC.
Creators.com included the Vet Library in a list of helpful resources.
An opinion columnist for The Source remembers being in a library at Cornell when he heard about basketball draft picks.
The Ithaca Voice ran a photo of an old trolley that went past the original college library.
January 15, 2015
Several outlets covered arXiv's millionth submission, including:
The Ithaca Voice published a story and photos of Uris Library made out of gingerbread.
The Ithaca Journal highlighted the "150 Ways to Say Cornell" exhibition in a story about Charter Day weekend festivities.
The Ithaca Journal also published a photo of a staff member crossing the Arts Quad on his way to Olin.
Michigan Daily mentioned the Library in a story about new HathiTrust developments.
And John Savage's obituary, published in the Shepherdstown Chronicle, mentioned his work at the Library.
January 7, 2015
- Ezra magazine ran a ton of library-related content in its new winter issue:
- A feature story on the unexpected connections that library staff facilitate;
- Lots of mentions of libraries as favorite places;
- John Saylor, Cheryl Beredo, and Wendy Wilcox are quoted in the "favorite Cornellians" section;
- A giant photo from RMC ran at the top of the "favorite classes" section:
- And a shoutout for the "deep hush" of the Law Library in the introduction to the favorites lists.
- The Usable Libraries blog ranked us No. 2 on a list of top 10 academic library websites of 2014.
- The latest issue of ILR's Advance magazine features photos from the Kheel Center.
- A preliminary story about the millionth submission to arXiv ran in Nature and Scientific American.
- The Cornell Chronicle ran a story on an arXiv analysis about "text overlap" in scientific papers. Several outlets reprinted the story, including Phys.org and Library Journal's InfoDocket
- The Library was also cited in outlets writing stories about arXiv papers, including:
- Forbes, WantChinaTimes and MediaPost, on speech recognition technology;
- Oregon Live, on superconductivity;
- TopTechNews, on travel to Mars;
- The Dallas Morning News mentioned the Hip Hop Collection in a story on upcoming concerts.
- A year-end slideshow in the Cornell Chronicle started with a photo of fireworks behind Uris and included a photo from Libe Café.
- The Chronicle also mentioned the Library as a funding partner for a seminar series in AAP.
- And in late December, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Facebook page featured a banner photo of Olin and Uris (see attached.)
Final weeks of December
- NPR did a major feature on the Hip Hop Collection's digitization and care of the Adler archive.
- Against the Grain announced the news about the Library's new Luce grant to support Chinese conservators working with our preservation experts.
- The Harvard Gazette announced a crowdsourcing project in collaboration with Cornell and the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
- The latest Cornell Rewind column in the Cornell Chronicle addressed Eleanor Roosevelt's role in the College of Human Ecology (and featured a great RMC photo of her modeling a gown inBailey Hall).
- The Chronicle also mentioned the Library in a story about the Cornell Prison Education Program.
- The Chronicle's Things to Do calendar featured Mann's science illustration exhibition.
- Several publications mentioned the Library when reporting on arXiv papers:
Week of December 3
- A sophomore ranked Cornell’s libraries for The Odyssey.
- Four Library staff members were featured in a story from Syracuse University’s iSchool News.
- Under the heading “Future” the Biodiversity Heritage Library mentioned an innovative use of Cornell’s seed catalogs.
- The Sun had brief mentions of Mann Library and Olin Library.
- The Ithaca Voice discussed the history of dogs on campus, referring to a 1949 campaign to have dogs removed from campus libraries.
- This week’s Shelf Life focused on the Library’s Icelandic legacy.
- The Chronicle announced Share the Warmth donation locations, which include Mann Library.
- The Cornell Institute of Archaeology and Material Studies gave a nod to the Library when it included Gaby Castro Gessner in its round-up of Cornellian presenters at a November conference.
- The Guardian directed readers to an article from DigitalCommons@ILR in a story about political correctness.
- A Catholic Citizen in America included links to three arXiv papers in a recent blog post.
Week of November 25
- A Chronicle article discussed the Iceland president’s visit to RMC and his presentation of the Order of the Falcon to Patrick Stevens. Our Facebook post alone about Patrick’s new award reached about 26 thousand people, generated 1,600 clicks on the post, and 638 likes, shares and comments. Our tweet and its 14 retweets about this honor reached about 100 thousand people.
- Shared by multiple outlets, the U. S. Census Bureau’s annual Thanksgiving statistical extravaganza cited several figures from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service maintained by Mann Library.
- The Ithaca Voice posted a video-heavy story about the marching band’s annual visit to Uris.
- Material from RMC’s Gettysburg website was quoted in The Poynter Institute’s Today in Media History.
- Afrika Bambaataa’s archive was featured in an article at Honest Tune.
- International students were the subject of the latest Cornell Rewind column co-authored by Elaine Engst.
- The Ithaca Journal mentioned RMC’s “150 Ways to Say Cornell” exhibition.
- Mann’s piece about Cornell’s Titan Arum was shared at Farms.com; “Wee Stinky” was also featured in the latest Shelf Life.
- The Sun included a Mann exhibition in Science Around Ithaca, and their Trustee Viewpoint column listed the library as an option for Senior Class Campaign gifts.
- USDA VIVO was announced as a networking tool open to the public.
- Former CULAC member, Abby Milstein was named Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Board of the Executive Committee for NYPL according to the Examiner.
- And Cornell’s purchase of the Huntington Native American collection was referenced in another story about the NYPL at The New York Times.
- All About Beer Magazine wrote about university beer archives, including the EWGA and the push to collect craft brew material.
- The 2012 porn video shot in the library was mentioned in a story at The Gleaner.
Week of November 19
- A story by Carol Kammen in the Ithaca Journal presented information gleaned from club minutes in RMC; she also encouraged organizations to donate their documents to the Library.
- WSKG produced a segment on the Surrealism and Magic show at Johnson Museum.
- Library spaces were noted in an article about the need for study space on North Campus in the Sun.
- A tribute to Anne LaBastille was part of this week’s Things to Do; the listing mentioned her papers in RMC.
- This week in Cornell history was illustrated by a photo from RMC and referred to Uris Library in the segment on Morris Bishop.
- MyScience shared the Chronicle’s “150 Ways to Say Cornell” story.
- Bowdoin College announced it was holding a book launch event for a recent publication from Signale.
- Harvard Gazette shared Harvard Library’s announcement of their new digital reproduction policy inspired by Cornell’s policy.
- Jacobin sent readers to DigitalCommons@ILR in the penultimate paragraph of an assessment of the midterm elections while Microwave Journal included a reference to arXiv in an article on Möbius strips.
- “What Faculty Want Librarians to Know”, a blog post from Against the Grain, started out with an atomic physicist’s daily visits to arXiv.
- At Dazed Magazine, an article on the best technological memoirs included eCommon’s “The Early Years of Academic Computing: A Collection of Memoirs.”
Week of November 12
- A reminder of Mann Library’s craft beer exhibit was included in the Ithaca Journal.
- The Lansing Star announced that IPEI 2014-15 grant recipients include an Ithaca High School social studies teacher who will be bringing her class to Kroch.
- The Washington Post discussed a recent arXiv article using math to prove “the hipster effect.”
- The Chronicle announced the president of Iceland’s upcoming visit to campus, which includes a tour of the Fiske Icelandic Collection.
- The sesquicentennial exhibition in RMC was introduced by stories in the Chronicle and the Sun.
- More coverage in the Sun: last week’s posthumanities symposium in Kroch was discussed, two of the “most satisfying things every Cornellian should do” involve the library, and Mann Library had a cameo mention.
- IT@Cornell’s progress report in the Chronicle included a successful partnership with the library on MOOCs.
- Olin Library’s World War I commemorative projects were part of this week’s Things to Do at the Chronicle.
- Pawprint featured a profile of Daniel Willard Fiske, the first University Librarian.
- This week’s Shelf Life shone a spotlight on the Alexander Kluge digital collection.
- Within days of last week’s Shelf Life announcing the Hydraulic Fracturing in New York State Web Archive, readers submitted a handful of website suggestions.
- The blog A Catholic Citizen in America again referred readers to an article in arXiv, and a post at Edublog was illustrated with a photo from the library’s flickr account.
- The Thanksgiving edition of Health News Digest included a reference to a USDA report at the library.
Week of November 5
- The Sun featured the new umbrella lending service.
- The Chronicle carried an article on the posthumanities symposium in Kroch and mentioned Mann Library as a collection location for the Thanksgiving Turkey Donation Drive.
- This week’s Shelf Life announced the Hyrdraulic Fracturing in New York State Web Archive.
- The Chronicle’s Things to Do for this week included two library events.
Week of October 29
- Brown University Library blogged about Borrow Direct Plus.
- A columnist at Huffington Post reminisced about all-nighters in the A. D. White reading room.
- Cornell libraries were listed as an ongoing adventure in the Ithaca Journal.
- An upcoming Digital Scholarship Coffee Hour was shared at HASTAC.
- The “Honoring ‘The Sistahs’” event at Africana was the focus of Shelf Life.
- Another book talk made it into the Chronicle’s Things to Do list.
- Phys.org referred readers to an arXiv article.
- And two posts about the Library earned a lot of attention on Cornell's main Facebook page recently: one on the new Cornell Rewind column about A.D. White (400+ likes, 30 shares) and one on the opening of our "150 Ways to Say Cornell" exhibition (385+ likes, 31 shares).
Week of October 22
- Also seen at INFOdocket, Harvard Library states that their new policy on the use of digital reproductions in the public domain was “inspired by pioneering policies…at Cornell University Library.” Peter Hirtle and Sarah Thomas are included in the statement.
- The Los Angeles Times included Cornell in a story about the Yongle Encyclopedia volume discovered at Huntington Library.
- The Chronicle ran the first in a series of columns co-written by Elaine Engst.
- MIT News announced Borrow Direct Plus.
- Afrika Bambaataa and his archive received attention from Canadian newspapers Vancouver Sun and Leader-Post.
- This week’s Chats in the Stacks were listed in the Ithaca Journal and the Chronicle.
- Shelf Life brought attention to Open Access Week.
- Stories at both the Sun and the Chronicle had brief references to the Library.
Week of October 15
- Dr. Maurice Tauber’s obituary, which suggests memorial donations to the Library, was carried by the Daily Democrat and Central Valley Business Times.
- An anecdote about a Noble Prize winner’s visit to the Library in search of the longest thesis was included in stories at the Chronicle and The Ithaca Voice.
- On Oct. 23, Boris Michev will be presenting on maps and lies as part of the Kitchen Theatre's Lonely Planet production.
- The Sun discussed a proposal to improve lighting on Libe Slope. Libe Slope also shows up at InfoBarrel in an article about one of Thomas Pynchon’s works.
- Shelf Life featured the Hip Hop Collection’s online exhibition for the 30th anniversary of Def Jam.
Week of October 8
- Inside Higher Ed gave a nod to 2CUL in an article about improving discovery services.
- The Linked Data for Libraries project had a brief mention in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
- The Ithaca Voice spotlighted Uris Library on Throwback Thursday. Anne Kenney had a quote in that story and also in a Chronicle story about the United Way campaign.
- The Chronicle story about the new Borrow Direct Plus program was marked as an editor’s pick.
- This week’s Things to Do from the Chronicle featured several RMC events.
- The Sun included “your favorite study spot in the library” in The Freshman 15 and described assistance to get a “busy student…back to the library” in “What is a D.O.?” Stories from a Cornellian. It also had a feature on the Surrealism and Magic exhibition.
- The Cornell Review’s second issue of the year had a cover story about the anonymous flyers found in Olin Library and Catherwood Library.
- News from the SAA listed recipients of Digital Archives Specialist Certificates, including the Kheel Center’s Barb Morley.
- Mann Library’s video contest was the topic of this week’s Shelf Life.
Week of October 1
- Eric Acree’s role in the prerelease screening of “Civil Warriors” at Cinemapolis was included in Ithaca Journal’s Film Briefs as well as their story on TCPL’s Lincoln events last weekend.
- The Review Blog discussed the anonymous pamphlets found in Olin Library and other campus locations. They also posted an update.
- RMC received a brief mention in a Chronicle story about a tour of Ezra Cornell sites in Washington, D.C. The Chronicle also covered Vietnam veteran Gus Kappler’s presentation, co-sponsored by RMC.
- The Chronicle’s list of Things to Do for this week included Adelson Library’s passenger pigeon book display and a talk by John Savage who participated in the 2012 panel “Punk: An Aesthetic.”
- Shelf Life encouraged readers to visit Mann Library’s display of items from Charotte Jirousek’s personal library.
- Another blog post at A Catholic Citizen in America referred readers to a resource at arXiv.
Week of September 24
- The Cornell Daily Sun, The Ithaca Voice (twice), WHCU and Ithaca Journal all had stories about the theft of rare Chinese books from Kroch Library.
- The Cornell Daily Sun also included a profile of Danielle Mericle and references to the library in a blog post about the Big Red Ambition list.
- Eric Acree’s role in the prerelease screening of “Civil Warriors” at Cinemapolis is mentioned at The Ithaca Voice and the Chronicle’s Things to Do list.
- Olin Library was noted as a location where anonymous pamphlets were found in stories at The Ithaca Voice and The College Fix.
- The Chronicle’s “Cornell Now” story, which included mention of Library collections, was picked up by the Ithaca Journal.
- InfoDocket shared the announcement of the 2014 awards for Digital Projects in Arts and Sciences.
- Upcoming Chats in the Stacks book talks are noted in the Chronicle’s list of Things to Do for this week.
- Shelf Life reminded readers of the New Student Reading Project display in Uris.
- The University of Pennsylvania’s Almanac noted that Johns Hopkins University has joined BorrowDirect.
Week of September 17
- The announcement of a gift to RMC’s collection of Jewish materials was included in the Chronicle and shared at PhiloBiblos blog.
- The Chronicle also announced the 2014 awards for Digital Projects in Arts and Sciences which was picked up by Research Buzz and Against the Grain.
- The Chats in the Stacks series received coverage in the Ithaca Journal.
- A story at Daily Kos listed Catherwood Library as a source.
- The ILR School’s website featured a story about the download map on DigitalCommons@ILR.
- A Harvard Gazette story included discussion of research done in Cornell’s Joyce Collection.
- Afrika Bambaataa’s collection in RMC was mentioned at Live for Vinyl and the Charlotte Observer.
- This week’s Shelf Life focused on “Surrealism and Magic” at the Johnson Museum.
- Library collections were mentioned in the Chronicle’s “Cornell Now” story.
Week of September 10
- WICB invited Evan Earle to discuss the Eastern Wine and Grape Archive’s interest in collecting craft brew material.
- Afrika Bambaataa’s collection in RMC was mentioned in an NPR story which was carried by multiple public radio outlets.
- Lab Manager shared the announcement of our joint project with UCAR and UNAVCO.
- Ithaca.com referred to the Library in connection with the Surrealism and Magic exhibit at the Johnson Museum.
- Fine Arts Library was included in an article about Sibley Hall in the Chronicle.
- Management Library’s second place position on the list of 12 exceptional business school libraries popped up again, this time at CEOWORLD Magazine.
- A newly elected graduate/professional student trustee invited Cornell Daily Sun readers to her office hours in Olin’s café.
Week of September 3
- On Sunday, Sept. 7, at 8:00 p.m., the National Geographic channel will air 9/10: The Final Hours; footage includes images and supporting documentation from Nestlé Library’s Windows on the World archives.
- Our joint project with UCAR and UNAVCO, funded by the National Science Foundation’s EarthCube Initiative, has been announced by UCAR.
- The Ithaca Journal and other Gannett newspapers carried a story about the Eastern Wine and Grape Archive’s exploration into collecting craft brew material.
- The Hip Hop Collection was mentioned in a Boston Globe article about Afrika Bambaataa’s album collection. The same album collection was also featured at Pollstar with a brief mention of the Library.
- A Chronogram story about Cornell Cooperative Extension referred readers to RMC’s Liberty Hyde Bailey online exhibit.
- The library is #3 on AlterNet’s list of the weirdest places people have had sex; the story was also posted on Salon as a history of porn in holy places.
- The Johnson Museum of Art exhibition “Surrealism and Magic,” a collaboration between the museum and RMC, was included in Apollo Magazine's agenda and the Chronicle’s Things to do for this week.
- Thanks to Martha Walker, ARLIS/NA Upstate New York shared the announcement about the recent alumna gift to Fine Arts Library.
Week of August 26
- The Chronicle’s This week in Cornell history featured the 22nd anniversary of the opening of Kroch Library.
- Two articles reference arXiv: one at Semiconductor Engineering and one at Wall St. Cheat Sheet.
- The CUL New Books tool was the topic of Shelf Life.
- A story in the McPherson Sentinel sent readers to Cornell’s library for access to a USDA publication.
- And, check out the banner photo of the IT@Cornell page for a very familiar face: http://www.cio.cornell.edu/
Week of August 13
- An episode of Crate Diggers featured Bambaataa’s archive with shooting locations in RMC and the Annex and star-quality commentary from Ben Ortiz.
- The Hip Hop Collection also gets some attention in this blog post titled The biography I’m waiting for: Bambaataa and the parallel universe of hip hop.
- The Chronicle ran an article about the Kheel Center’s project to digitize fragile ILR School audio.
- Expanded pickup locations for Borrow Direct items was announced in Shelf Life.
- A selection from the A. D. White Architectural Photographs collection was included in flickr’s Throwback Thursday “housing of the past” exploration.
Week of August 6
- TEEAL and Research4Life were discussed in a blog post about public access at the Scholarly Kitchen.
- In the BBC’s technology section, a fascinating story about robots is based on a paper on arXiv; it also includes an explanation of the service as well as a quote from the Physics arXiv blog, an independent blog covering “the best new ideas from arXiv.org.”
- The Purdue Exponent ran a report about the 30 most impressive business school libraries focusing on Purdue’s Parrish Library and mentioning Cornell’s Management Library as one of the others in the list.
- A print of James K. Polk from RMC illustrated a story about tariffs at Forbes.
- An InsuranceNewsNet article cited a USDA report accessed via the library catalog.
- Two exhibits in Mann Library are included in the Chronicle’s Things to Do list for August 1 – 22.
Week of July 29
- The American University of Beirut Libraries joined the Arabic Collections Online project and Cornell’s library was referred to as a project partner in the announcement shared at locations such as AMEinfo and The Daily Star.
- Ithaca.com ran a story about Big Red Bikes, mentioning Mann Library and Uris Library as bike rack locations.
- Management Library was ranked the second most impressive university business school library by Business Research Guide.
- Slate’s history blog featured A. J. Liebling and included images from RMC’s A. J. Liebling Collection.
- And a New York Times science story called attention to an arXiv article.
Week of July 23
- The July/August issue of Edible Finger Lakes featured an article by Janet McCue. “Hiking to Eat” described her trek through the Finger Lakes at the beginning of her retirement; accompanying photos include other library staff. Another article in the issue – “Cornell Chicken: A Central New York Classic” – mentioned that the Cornell bulletin with Professor Baker’s recipe is one of the top twenty downloaded resources from the library. (not available online, see Mann Library for a physical copy)
- The Digital Public Library of America’s tweet about a new set of images from our Hip Hop collection was retweeted by Tim Carmody to his over 17,000 followers.
- The bookbinding and papermaking exhibition in Uris Library was promoted in Shelf Life.
- An item from the Annex was cited in an essay at the Los Angeles Review of Books.
Week of July 16
- Two stories about the Robert Trent Jones collection in Kroch Library were published in the Ithaca Journal and were shared by other Gannett outlets. One of the stories features Liz Muller along with Elaine Engst and Lee Cartmill.
- Research published in arXiv is the focus of a Huffington Post article about an algorithm that finds the most beautiful route rather than the shortest route; the research was also mentioned in other locations including the NY Daily News and South Africa’s The New Age.
- In a blog post about the history of veterinary medicine, a Cornell faculty member mentions the Vet Library.
- The Pulpasia! exhibition in Kroch Asia is the topic of this week’s Shelf Life.
- A photograph from the Library’s collection accompanies a Forbes story about the Vanderbilt family.
- Images from the Kheel Center’s Triangle Fire resources help illustrate “The Secret History of Emergency Exits” on Gizmodo.
- And according to Ithaca.com the Newfield High School valedictorian said he’ll be studying in Mann Library for the next four years.
Week of July 9
- The Cornell Alumni Magazine featured two CUL-related stories it its July/August issue: one about the Human Sexuality exhibit, and another about Hu Shih.
- Sarah Young’s involvement in a WHO training session of nutrition experts is mentioned in a Chronicle story.
- The World’s Best Ever features a slide show about the opening party of the Hip-Hop Collection’s NYC exhibit.
- CUL’s role in ProQuest’s new 360 Link Technology is mentioned in multiple outlets such as PredictWallStreet.com.
- ShelfLife covered the new CUL web site
- arXiv.org is the source of a story about a potentially habitable planet in DVICE
- And one of our images shows up in a story about love letters in The Guardian.
Week of July 2
- The “Born in the Bronx” exhibition featuring items from Cornell’s Hip Hop Collection is noted at The Source, artnet, Complex and InsideHook; a slideshow of pictures from the opening party can be found at The Village Voice. It is also the theme of this week’s Shelf Life.
- Adam Chandler is quoted in a story about Cornell University Library’s involvement in developing the new 360 Link in Proquest; the press release has been posted at many locations including Virtual-Strategy Magazine, STM Publishing, Broadway World, and Ticker Tech.
- Collections available in Mann Library are mentioned as a source of inspiration to a Cornell alumna on Farm and Dairy.
- The witty exchange during Peter Hirtle’s deposition is still being enjoyed, this time at Techdirt.
- East Villager News shared an item from the Human Sexuality Collection in another nod to the 45th anniversary of Stonewall.
- A blog post from A Catholic Citizen in America and a story at Tech Times refer readers to resources at ArXiv.
Week of June 25
- A lovely blog post from a Cornell computer science student proclaims Strangely, I Miss Cornell’s Library This Summer.
- The Chronicle story about the hiring of Anne Sauer, the first named director of the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, was shared by News Locker and Cornell’s Graduate School.
- The Chronicle mentioned Africana library in a story about a new endowment for the Africana Studies and Research Center.
- Shelf Life highlighted Olin and Uris libraries’ summer workshops on digital scholarship.
- Jason Kovari’s upcoming presentation on consultative metadata service was announced on the Metadata Blog.
- An excerpt of Peter Hirtle’s deposition in the HathiTrust suit was remarked upon by the blog Five Useful Articles.
- Even more coverage of the HathiTrust decision with mention of Cornell, this time from WORLD.
- ArXiv resources were cited in articles on Xataka and The Huffington Post.
- Gay.com shared material from the Human Sexuality Collection in a story about the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.
- And The Ithaca Voice noted usage of Cornell’s library by high school students in a story about an investigation.
Week of June 18
- Rolling Stone talked about the Hip Hop Collection in a story about artists touring with Afrika Bambaataa's vinyl collection.
- The Cornell Chronicle covered the hiring of Anne Sauer, the first named director of the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections.
- Ezra magazine included the birth of 2CUL as a "eureka moment" in its most recent cover story. (Check out No. 18.)
- The Signal, the Library of Congress' digital preservation blog, cited two library staff members' presentation on the Goldsen New Media Archive.
- TechDirt praised the copyright chart by Peter Hirtle, the Library's copyright expert.
- The "Great War" maps exhibition in Olin is included on John Docktor's authoritative calendarof map-related exhibitions all over the world.
- Several more outlets mentioned Cornell in their coverage of the HathiTrust decision, including Insurance Journal and Rocket News, and dozens of outlets are still running last week's Associated Press story.
- And CALS' Notes blog covered Mann's reunion event about brewing beer in New York State.
Week of June 12
- The Library was listed among the members of HathiTrust in many stories about the decision in the Authors' Guild lawsuit, in outlets including the Associated Press, The Guardian, Ars Technica, and more.
- The Cornell Chronicle wrote a story on medals presented to Van Rensselaer and Rose by the king of Belgium, which were restored by the Library's conservators and will be cared for in RMC.
- The Chronicle also included information about the Human Sexuality Collection exhibition in a story on the LGBT alumni coming to reunion.
- In a story about Pennsylvania's agricultural history, Gant Daily interviewed a researcher who talked about her work in Mann Library.
- Sound and Vision described Afrika Bambaataa's vinyl collection, which is part of the Hip Hop Collection.
- And the Library was mentioned in a Cornell Chronicle story about open-access efforts on campus.
Week of June 4
- The most recent Ezra update ran a feature story about the Library's Dan McKee and the 1886 notebook he found in Tokyo.
- Civil War News wrote a story on the 8 millionth volume. (Not available online; email libcomm[at]cornell.edu if you'd like to see the PDF!)
- The Cornell Chronicle's Things to Do calendar mentioned three separate reunion-related events at multiple libraries.
- Shelf Life also previewed reunion at the Library.
- And on Twitter, about 50 people retweeted the Library's message to graduates:
Congratulations to the Class of 2014! All those late nights of studying in the Library were worth it. pic.twitter.com/ukjE9TRZcQ
Week of May 28
- The Department of Labor blog featured Catherwood Library's part of the national "Books that Shaped Work in America" project.
- Esquire singled out Afrika Bambaataa's vinyl archive at Cornell as an example of the world's most obsessive album collectors.
- Library Journal's InfoDocket wrote a story on the new interim scientific director of arXiv.
- Against the Grain also featured the arXiv news.
- The International Business Times mentioned the Library in a story about an arXiv paper on quantum cameras and smartphones.
- Assessment & Communication's Erin Eldermire was featured in a Cornell Chronicle story about staff members earning advanced degrees.
- The Cornell Chronicle's Things to Do calendar featured the falconry display in Mann Library.
Week of May 21
- The Cornell Chronicle wrote a story on a research-skills course co-taught by two Olin reference librarians.
- The Ithaca Journal published a history of Ithaca's libraries.
- In Texas, the Waxahachie Daily News cited the Kheel Center's Triangle Fire resources in a story about a new one-act play.
- VG24/7 cited arXiv in a story about money laundering in video games.
- A story in The Verge opened with an example of trashy paperbacks in the Library's rare collections.
- The Cornell Chronicle's Things to Do calendar used a Carl Sagan photo from Olin Library.
- And Shelf Life covered the new photo installation on the second floor of Olin.
Week of May 14
- The Cornell Daily Sun cites the Library frequently in a story about open-access policy.
- The Sun also ran a Q&A about arXiv and recent open-access developments.
- University World News mentioned arXiv in a story wondering about the end of academic journal editors.
- HNGN noted the Library's involvement with arXiv in a story about a paper on rock-paper-scissors strategy.
- Both the Ithaca Journal and the Veritas blog wrote about the original Cornell Library downtown.
- The Ithaca Journal also mentioned the Library in a story about a former head reference librarian in Olin volunteering at the Ulysses Library.
- Library Journal's InfoDocket plugged an article about 2CUL co-authored by the Library's Jim LeBlanc.
- The Box Turtle Bulletin described Bruce Voeller's collection in the Human Sexuality Collection.
- Many local outlets in the Northeast, including WNCT, ran a story about new members of the CLIR board, including University Librarian Anne Kenney.
- The Cornell Chronicle's history column used RMC's scan of a historic letter to Ezra Cornell.
- And a columnist in the Cornell Daily Sun commented about Mann's ID card policy and library conversations.
Week of May 7
- Publisher's Weekly cited the Library's Signale series as an example of a successful publishing partnership.
- The Cornell Chronicle covered an event about a student magazine for undergrad research held in Mann.
- The Cornell Chronicle previewed Friday's book talk on 3D printing.
- An ASU News story about graduates of the Class of 2009 includes a quote from Mann's Kelee Pacion.
- The Personandata blog featured a presentation on the Vet Library and HathiTrust.
- Chronogram published a photo of a steam locomotive from RMC.
- And the Chronicle also included a portrait of President Jacob Gould Schurman from RMC.
- Shelf Life covered the union label project from the Kheel Center.
Week of April 30
- The Cornell Daily Sun answered a question about the coolest things in the Library's archives.
- In the Albany Times Union, an anti-fracking lawyer mentioned her time in the Cornell Law Library, where she read "every book they had" on the relevant laws.
- The Cornell Chronicle's Things to Do calendar promoted this week's Mann book talk.
- The Chronicle also covered the Library's involvement in the "Rooted" project and previewed the Mann launch party for an undergraduate research magazine.
- And Shelf Life covered 2CUL's Springer deal and a new exhibition of planning materialsfrom RMC in Sibley.
Week of April 16 & 23
- The Cornell Chronicle and the Cornell Daily Sun both wrote stories on the Library's celebration of Shakespeare's 450th birthday.
- The Chronicle also celebrated long-serving staff members, including the Library's Kadri Sercan, who has been here for 40 years.
- The Tufts Daily ran an announcement that Anne Sauer is leaving to become the head of the Library's Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections.
- In School Library Journal, an author noted that she first heard of the topic of her new book — pellagra, a potentially fatal disease — when browsing in the stacks at Cornell University Library.
- Cornell Law School's Tumblr reviewed a library speaker series talk on Supreme Court justices.
- Business Insider named Uris one of the 16 coolest college libraries.
- Ithaca.com mentioned Ezra Cornell and early library contributions in a feature story about the 150th anniversary of the Tompkins County Public Library.
- The SLA blog announced that the Library's Jim Del Rosso is running for president of the board of directors.
- Ithaca.com advertised a Mann book talk on falconry.
- The Cornell Chronicle's Things to Do calendar listed a book talk on international developmjent.
- The Library appeared in a Cornell Daily Sun columnist's look back at her freshman year.
- The Sun also mentioned Africana's Eric Acree giving the keynote address on the anniversary of the Willard Straight takeover,
- The Boston Globe referenced Cornell's copy of the Gettysburg Address (and reprinted its text) in a story following a new Ken Burns documentary.
- And Shelf Life covered World Book Night and the 100th anniversary of Hu Shih's graduation. The latter has also gone viral on the Library's Facebook page, having reached way over 16,000 people.
Week of April 9
- Ezra magazine ran a feature story about a 101-year-old alumna who donated her letters to the Library, in both ebook and paper form.
- Ezra magazine also covered the Library in a story on Cornell's LGBT history (with a photo in A.D. White Library) and a page from "We Cornellians" about the history of the tower.
- The New York Times included a photo of Uris Library in a column on financial aid.
- CornellCast posted the "Saving Sex" video from the opening of the Human Sexuality Collection exhibition.
- In his keynote address at the Computers in Libraries conference, David Weinberger mentioned the Library's linked open data project.
- Pawprint featured library resources for bird enthusiasts.
- Stephen's Lighthouse praised the Library's work developing user personas.
- And Shelf Life covered the Human Sexuality Collection exhibition and the new multimedia equipment available from Mann and Uris.
Week of April 2
- The Washington Blade ran a column by Kate Clinton, who came to the Human Sexuality exhibition opening and interviewed curator Brenda Marston.
- Susie Bright's blog also ran the story, plus several photos of the exhibition opening and events.
- And Brenda Marston was quoted on YubaNet.
- The Cornell Chronicle described a collection of presidential textiles that were recently donated to the Library by John Cawley, professor of policy analysis and management and of economics in the College of Human Ecology.
- eWallStreeter picked up that story as well.
- Library Journal's InfoDocket publicized the new Ithaka S+R brief written by University Librarian Anne Kenney.
- The Cornell Chronicle described the upcoming book talk by Gavriel Shapiro.
- And a columnist for the Cornell Daily Sun predicted that no one will go to the library once it's spring.
Week of Mar. 26
- The National Endowment for the Humanities blog detailed Cornell's role in preserving agricultural literature.
- The Cornell Chronicle reported on the book talk about Flemmie Kitrell, the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in nutrition.
- The Chronicle's Things to Do calendar also promoted an upcoming film screening co-sponsored by Catherwood and the Kheel Center.
- Against the Grain and KnowledgeSpeak reported on the Library and rising journal costs.
- The Library got a small mention in a WHCU Morning Newswatch story about the Boyce-Thompson Institute.
- Leisure Week mentioned the Library in a story about Afrika Bambaataa proposing a hip-hop museum in the Bronx.
- The Melville House blog displayed a photo of University Librarian Anne Kenney with a ship's librarian on a SUNY Maritime vessel.
- February's Ezra Update ran a story about CAPE's fundraising for the Library's campaign.
- And Shelf Life covered the new art installation in Olin's basement hallway.
Week of Mar. 19
- The Ithaca Journal wrote a major feature story on the Human Sexuality Collection's 25th-anniversary exhibition and opening events.
- The exhibition was also covered in the Cornell Chronicle and Elma Yedda Gonzalez's blog (with video).
- Library Journal's InfoDocket and the Cornell Daily Sun reported on the Library's escalating journal costs.
- The Daily Sun explained why there are so many buildings named "Olin."
- And a Daily Sun columnist mentioned the Africana Library's celebration of desegregation heroes on campus.
- Back in February, NPR's Code Switch blog used an image from the Hip Hop Collection in a story about hip-hop flyers. The story was reprinted on blogs for WEMU and other local stations.
Week of Mar. 13
- The Cornell Chronicle covered the upcoming events surrounding the Human Sexuality Collection exhibition.
- Against the Grain covered Anne Kenney's ALA award.
- A film screening co-sponsored by the Math Library was advertised in the Cornell Chronicle's Things to Do calendar.
- A Cornell Daily Sun columnist named Uris Library as his favorite place to be alone on campus.
- The Sun also wrote about students discussing Adderall in Olin and a hypothetical Hogwarts MOOC set in A.D. White.
- HipHopDX mentioned Afrika Bambaataa's connection to the Library.
- Ithaca.com described an artist's preservation work in the Library in a story about a new show.
- CityBizList, Virtual Strategy and several other business-centered mentioned Jay Walker as the co-chair of the Library's campaign.
- And Shelf Life covered the new art display at Adelson Library.
Week of Mar. 6
- Slate ran a library image of a "Coffin Handbill" created by Andrew Jackson's enemies.
- The Cornell Alumni Magazine ran a photo and blurb about the 8 millionth volume celebration.
- The Cornell Chronicle's Things to Do calendar included Harry Greene's book talk at Mann.
- And the Chronicle's "Week in Pictures" slideshow included an image of the 8 millionth volume.
- The British Fortean Times mentioned the celebrated" and "remarkable" witchcraft collection at Cornell (and, according to our sources, the author of the article is no other than Gary Lachman, one of the founders, and bassist for the Alternative rock/New Wave band "Blondie"!)
- An article the French newspaper Liberation mentioned the webcam exploits in the Library last year.
- A columnist in the Cornell Daily Sun claimed he was kicked out of Olin for trying to lick someone's hair.
- The Sun also mentioned the Library in the context of "Haven"'s name change.
- And Shelf Life noted the many ways people can access the original text of "12 Years a Slave" through the Library.
Week of Feb. 26
- Several news outlets reported on the Library acquiring its 8 millionth volume and the accompanying celebration:
- The Cornell Daily Sun did a story about the new Human Sexuality Collection exhibition in RMC.
- Women in Academia Report reported Anne Kenney's ALA award.
- The Cornell Chronicle's Things to Do calendar included a mention of Africana's Eric Acree, who moderated a talk on Nelson Mandela, and a children's book reading in Adelson.
- And Shelf Life advertised the next round of the Grants Program for Digital Collections.
Week of Feb. 19
- In the Chronicle of Higher Education, Prof. Claire Potter wrote a column on the Human Sexuality Collection's 25th anniversary and included video interviews about the collection.
- The Cornell Chronicle ran a story on Anne Kenney winning ALA's Hugh Atkinson award, and several other outlets — including Digital Koans, Chicago Libraries Examiner and ARL News — covered it as well.
- Africana's Eric Acree appeared on WHCU's radio show, "All Things Equal."
- The Chronicle's Things to Do calendar previewed the Speaking of Sex exhibition and the 8 millionth volume celebration.
- Cornell.edu also featured an image from the volume as its main image on the homepage.
- The Star Gazette and other Gannett papers featured one of the Library's archival photos of a historic firehouse.
- And Shelf Life asked for contributions to Catherwood Library's new "Books that Shaped Work in America" list.
Week of Feb. 12
- The Cornell Daily Sun wrote a story on the Library's 8 millionth volume.
- The Cornell Chronicle featured the 8 millionth volume, too.
- The Chronicle also ran a story about Prof. John Reps, whose travel slides were brought to life by the Library's DSPS, RMC, and Fine Arts staff.
- On Twitter, two NPR reporters and Cornell alumni — David Folkenflik and David Gura — retweeted news about the 8 millionth volume to their nearly 30,000 total followers!
- Mann's Mary Ochs is quoted in a Times of India story on a two-day collaborative workshop.
- Moneylife previewed the workshop as well.
- The Ithaca Journal previewed a talk on the Library's Lincoln collections given by librarian Lance Heidig.
- The Cornell Chronicle wrote an obituary for animal physiologist Ari van Tienhoven, who was a consistent presence in Mann and an important library donor.
- The Chronicle's Things to Do calendar previewed two book talks this week.
- And the Library supplied the Chronicle with an aerial photo of Cayuga Lake.
- In the Detroit Free Press (and other Gannett papers), the Africana Library is credited with sponsoring a film institute for Black History Month.
- An arXiv paper — credited to the Library — was cited in a story about black holes in theInternational Business Times.
- And Pawprint ran a timely story on Valentine's Day resources from the Library.
Week of Feb. 5
- Library Journal's InfoDocket covered the 8 millionth volume announcement.
- A writer for the Burlington County Times praised Mann Library's Kitchen Gardens exhibition.
- The Cornell Chronicle's Things to Do calendar encouraged people to visit the Hip Hop Collection exhibition before it comes down.
- And the Chronicle also mentioned Ben Ortiz, Hip Hip Collection curator, who moderated a hip-hop engineer's symposium.
- A columnist for the Post-Journal described the Library during his time at Cornell in the 1960s.
- The Cornell Daily Sun explained the "library" in "Libe Slope."
- In a story about an art video shot in Columbia's library, the Huffington Post referenced the provocative videos shot in Cornell libraries in 2012.
- The Cornell Daily Sun mentioned Uris' printing lab.
- And Shelf Life asked people to try out the new beta search with the bento-box results.
Week of Jan. 29
- The Cornell Daily Sun wrote a story on the power outage on North Campus and interviewed several library staff and students in Olin and Uris.
- The Sun also named two librarians who helped create an AEM course.
- And a Sun columnist used a library scenario to discuss the implications of Justin Bieber's recent actions.
- WVBR interviewed Hip Hop Collection curator Ben Ortiz.
- A blog called Gherkins & Tomatoes mentioned the Library's digitized cookbook collection.
- Shelf Life asked for submissions for RMC's upcoming Speaking of Sex exhibition.
Week of Jan. 22
- SciDevNet ran a story about TEEAL's major new Gates grant.
- A blog called Stephen's Lighthouse copied a story on 28 beautiful libraries that features a photo of the A.D. White Library.
- The Telegraph cited the arXiv paper on time travel, crediting the Library.
- And Italy's Panorama also said something (in Italian, of course) about time travel and the Library.
Week of Jan. 15
- The Cornell Chronicle ran a story on Jobs With Justice's archives coming to the Kheel Center.
- Several outlets in Denmark and other Scandinavian countries mentioned the Library's jointMellon grant to extend the Semantic Web.
- Library Journal's InfoDocket mentioned the Kheel Center's new federal grant.
- Syracuse Library News mentioned Assessment & Communication's Gwen Glazer as the co-author of a chapter in a new book on changing roles in librarianship.
- Slate, NBC, Fox News and several other outlets all cited the arXiv paper on the evidence of time travel.
- A Cornell Daily Sun blogger suggested that YouTube sensation Da'Quan check out students in the basement of Olin Library, rather than at the front entrance.
- Shelf Life and Library Journal's InfoDocket covered Project Euclid's recent redesign.
Week of Jan. 8
- The Cornell Chronicle ran a story about the Kheel Center's new grant to preserve and digitize 1,500 labor-management agreements.
- The Cornell Alumni Magazine included a photo of a student studying in the Law Library.
- The Colbert Report cited a paper on arXiv (clip starts around 12:15).
- A Buzzfeed roundup of beautiful quotes and libraries used a photo of the A.D. White Room.
- In the Cape Cod Times, a column on perfect sentences in books includes one about Cornell's library slope."National Geographic cites arXiv in a story on scientists moving levitating objects through space.
- And Shelf Life covered an IMLS grant to help the BHL create a purposeful gaming platform with digital content (including seed catalogs and nursery catalogs from the Library's collections).