Events

Bee hunting, an exhilarating outdoor activity that used to be practiced widely but which few people know about today, can be a thrilling encounter with nature that challenges...

Post date: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 04:03

New to CALS or Human Ecology? Start your year out right at our Library welcome table. Drop by to pick up library info, enjoy treats, win prizes, and try your hand at some...

Post date: Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 04:03

Curious how you might be able to use an Electronic Lab Notebook to better manage your research notes, data, protocols and related documents? Come to an introductory training...

Post date: Friday, August 19, 2016 - 01:03

For international students with little or no experience using academic libraries in the U.S. Learn about U.S. academic libraries and how to use Cornell’s library. One hour.

Post date: Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 01:03

How cool is the Maps & Geospatial Information Collection? Come find out as you learn to navigate these popular resources and discover GIS, mapping software and scanning...

Post date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 05:04

Save time and learn how to get the most out of the Cornell Library with a hands-on session about using databases, the library catalog, and print materials that aren’t online. ...

Post date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 05:04

Interested in art, architecture, visual studies, or urban planning? Looking for a great place to study? Daily 20-minute tours will show you what the Fine Arts Library has to...

Post date: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 05:03

Come grab some cookies and lemonade, meet your librarians, and mingle with other students and faculty members in Engineering. Hear how librarians save you time, improve your...

Post date: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 05:03

Get to know Mann! Take a 30-minute tour to find out what makes this—in the words of our patrons—the best place to discover 10 million new ideas in the disciplines of...

Post date: Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 04:03

Home to the social sciences and humanities collections, these three libraries offer services, collections, and facilities for the entire Cornell community. Start in Uris...

Post date: Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 04:03

Cornell’s richest historical treasures live underground in Kroch Library, home to the Library’s rare books, manuscripts, photographs, and archives. The collections span from...

Post date: Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 04:03

For international students with little or no experience using academic libraries in the U.S. Learn about U.S. academic libraries and how to use Cornell’s library. One hour.

Post date: Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 04:03

Save time and learn how to get the most out of the Cornell Library with a hands-on session about using databases, the library catalog, and print materials that aren’t online. ...

Post date: Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 04:03

Join us for a small group, hands-on workshop, and learn to navigate through electronic articles, databases, and citation management tools.

We will show you tips for improving...

Post date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 02:03

Curious how you might be able to use an Electronic Lab Notebook to better manage your research notes, data, protocols and related documents? Come to an introductory training...

Post date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 02:03

This session is intended for researchers who have started using Zotero, but need a review of certain functions or want to learn more about features like groups, Zotfile,...

Post date: Friday, July 8, 2016 - 02:03

Omeka is a free, open source platform for publishing digital collections on the web.

Using this innovative software developed for scholars, build collections of texts,...

Post date: Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 01:03

Learn the syntax and structure of html in this introduction to the Internet’s most basic markup language. You’ll code a simple web page during this sixty-minute, hands-on...

Post date: Friday, July 1, 2016 - 02:03

Trying to identify funding sources for dissertation research and writing? Learn how to find opportunities offered by foundations and other granting organizations and research...

Post date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 01:03

Not just for blogs, WordPress can be used to produce elegant, user-friendly websites.

Whether you’re creating a publicly-accessible, scholarly website or an online collection...

Post date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:03

This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the free PDF and citation management tool, Zotero (zotero.org). This session will cover the basics of how to add citations and...

Post date: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 01:03

Following years of unprecedented scarcity in snow and rain fall, California had a nice, wet winter this year…but when it comes to dry weather, the American West is not out of...

Post date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 14:03

This American Experience film tells the story of mathematician John Nash and was the inspiration for the Academy Award-winning movie “A Beautiful Mind.”

Shown every hour on...

Post date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 20:03

Have you ever wondered whose portraits are hanging in the Math Library? Take a quick self-guided walking tour to find out! Handouts to start the tour available at the...

Post date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 20:03

Two installations explore the early history of the university library in anticipation of the 125th anniversary of the opening of the building now known as Uris Library.

Post date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 14:03

The traditional practice of law has been impacted by rapid changes in available technologies. This program will discuss and analyze how the evolving technology landscape is...

Post date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 14:03

What is a library? These three buildings—built in three different eras—yield multiple answers to this question. Join us as we walk through the rooms where you once studied...

Post date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 14:03

CALS, CHE and other Cornell alumni are cordially invited to explore the fusion of modern and classic that makes Mann Library, in the words of our students, “my favorite place...

Post date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 14:03

Throughout the day on Saturday, curators and librarians will show selected materials from Cornell’s extensive rare book and manuscript collections. Examine 4,000-year-old...

Post date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 14:03

In 2015, the world celebrated the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Collector Jon Lindseth '56 made extensive contributions to these...

Post date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 14:03

This exhibit explores the interrelationship between space and film and the prominent role that geography plays in the art of motion pictures.

On view during building hours.

Post date: Monday, June 6, 2016 - 19:03

Connecting readers and researchers with the books and materials they need is the responsibility of the Library’s Access Services, Library Annex, and Interlibrary Loan staff....

Post date: Monday, June 6, 2016 - 19:03

Located on the lower level of Olin Library, the Maps and Geospatial Information Collection includes over 400,000 maps, as well as books, atlases, and electronic media. Stop by...

Post date: Monday, June 6, 2016 - 19:03

The computer and the Internet are powerful tools for genealogy. Let Cornell reference librarians introduce you to basic tools and concepts for discovering your ancestors....

Post date: Monday, June 6, 2016 - 19:03

Following years of unprecedented scarcity in snow and rain fall, California had a nice, wet winter this year…but when it comes to dry weather, the American West is not out of...

Post date: Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 01:03

Join us for a reception and viewing of Cornell University Library's exhibition "Signal to Code: 50 Years of Media Art in the Rose Goldsen Archive."

The exhibition, on display...

Post date: Friday, June 3, 2016 - 01:03

Join Jennifer McCoy ’90, professor of art at Brooklyn College, and Kevin McCoy, associate professor of art at New York University, as this award-winning artist couple discuss...

Post date: Friday, June 3, 2016 - 01:03

A selection of the rare books, manuscripts, and artifacts gifted to Cornell University Library by members of the Class of 1956 will be on display in the Michael T. Sillerman...

Post date: Friday, June 3, 2016 - 01:03

In 1912 Lucien Vogel started a new magazine dedicated to presenting the fashions of the most prominent Parisian design houses in the most luxurious way possible - la Gazette...

Post date: Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:03

Libe Cafe will be closed for a private event until 1 pm....So stop by Olin 106G for some free coffee and breakfast bars (while they last) courtesy of Cornell University...

Post date: Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 03:03

Stop by Uris Library entrance for free chips and guac, stay for the canine companionship. Cornell Companions therapy dogs will also be outside the library entrance. Cornell...

Post date: Friday, May 13, 2016 - 03:03

Studying late on Tuesday May 17th?

Join us at 11:59 pm on Tuesday, 5/17 for a study break with free pizza (while it lasts) in Olin’s Libe Café. (Pizza courtesy of Cornell...

Post date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 21:03

Stop by the entrance of Uris Library for some free refreshments, courtesy of Cornell Minds Matter. There will also be Kan Jam on the Arts Quad.

Post date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 21:03

The Cornell community is warmly invited to a reception with Dale Stein (Stein Farms), Paul King (Six Mile Creek Vineyards), Glenn Evans (Cornell Agricultural Experiment...

Post date: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 05:03

Mann Library welcomes Cornell families for Bring a Child to Work Day today--April 28, 2016! We have two interactive exhibits that we invite you to enjoy:

Farming for Change...

Post date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 17:03

Join one of the greatest Emcees of all time, Grandmaster Caz (author of "Rapper's Delight" and most recently heard on Macklemore's smash "Downtown") as he gives an up-close...

Post date: Monday, April 25, 2016 - 17:03

How did the production of soda, containing absurdly inexpensive ingredients, become a multibillion dollar industry with international brand icons, while also having a...

Post date: Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 04:03

This workshop will familiarize you with some of the basic concepts and features of ArcGIS and some fundamentals of GIS mapping and analysis. You will work with map layers and...

Post date: Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 01:03

Please join us for an informal discussion about Cornell-based research into climate change, food security, and nutrition at Mann Library on APRIL 22ND 2:15pm. This meeting is...

Post date: Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 01:03

Giovanni Boccaccio’s masterpiece The Decameron challenges the reader to look beyond the surface and offers us an opportunity to talk about the ethical choices we make. The...

Post date: Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 01:03

The last in the April series by CU Library! In this workshop we will show you where to find images that can be used legally and ethically, and give tips to design visually...

Post date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 00:03

Protecting and sharing our environment for future generations is a global challenge we face today, and to celebrate Earth Day which falls on April 22nd this year, Mann Library...

Post date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 00:03

Matthew Jockers will discuss his continued development and validation of the Syuzhet software package that implements sentiment analysis as a way to track emotional valence in...

Post date: Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 05:03

This workshop has been postponed until April 22nd. It will be taught in a combined Introduction to ArcGIS I and II session.

Post date: Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 05:03

In 1912 Lucien Vogel started a new magazine dedicated to presenting the fashions of the most prominent Parisian design houses in the most luxurious way possible - la Gazette...

Post date: Friday, April 8, 2016 - 11:03

What is the best way to manage your digital assets over time? How do you safeguard your data from technical obsolescence or accidental loss? Whether it’s photographs, research...

Post date: Friday, April 8, 2016 - 05:03

An introduction to CartoDB, a popular online tool for mapping and analysis. Learn how to set up a free account, load data, and quickly make maps in a variety of styles....

Post date: Friday, April 8, 2016 - 05:03

Omeka is a free, open source platform for publishing digital collections on the web. Using this innovative software developed for scholars, build collections of texts, images,...

Post date: Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 04:03

An interactive workshop by CU Library, part of their April series.

Learn best practices and useful resources for research poster design!
In this short interactive workshop,...

Post date: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 04:03

Data journals, data sharing policies, institutional and subject repositories:… Are you confused about how to maximize your research data's potential? In light of developing...

Post date: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 04:03

A new exhibit, on display through April in the Mann Library Gallery, chronicles some of the struggles and achievements of smallholder farming families in Malawi and Tanzania,...

Post date: Monday, April 4, 2016 - 16:03

Registration is now open for the 2016 Central New York THATCamp! THATCamp stands for "The Humanities and Technology Camp." It is an "unconference": a collaborative and...

Post date: Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 04:03

The half-day event will consist of one session of (10-minute) lightning talks with a Q&A, a following session devoted to workshopping longer papers, and (paper/digital) poster...

Post date: Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 04:03

Tableau Public is a free data visualization tool. It requires no plug-ins and no API. You can create interactive graphs, dashboards, maps and tables from virtually any data....

Post date: Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 03:03

Gather, create, invent and learn at Cornell University Library's new pop-up makerspace!

Makerspaces are DIY areas, equipped with supplies, where people with any level of...

Post date: Friday, April 1, 2016 - 03:03

What is the future of China’s labor movement? In the last year, strikes and protests have soared to record levels.

Along with the rise of China’s global economic power there...

Post date: Friday, April 1, 2016 - 03:03

Join us for a Chats in the Stacks book talk with Carl Ostendarp, associate professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Art.

Ostendarp’s installations...

Post date: Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 02:03

Not just for blogs, WordPress can be used to produce elegant, user-friendly websites.

Whether you’re creating a publicly-accessible, scholarly website or an online collection...

Post date: Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 02:03

Judge Hisashi Owada, judge and the former President of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, will be giving the 2016 Clarke Lecture on The Encounter of Japan...

Post date: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 02:03

Having trouble getting through that research paper? Learn more, de-stress! Will cover getting started with research, managing those pesky citations, and how to locate an item...

Post date: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 02:03

Building on the basic capabilities of OpenRefine, join us in exploring advanced data manipulation using GREL, joining tables, installing extensions, and reconciling and...

Post date: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 02:03

Gather, create, invent and learn at Cornell University Library's new pop-up makerspace!

Makerspaces are DIY areas, equipped with supplies, where people with any level of...

Post date: Friday, March 18, 2016 - 20:03

Cornell University Library is proud to host SPARK Talks – a series of five-minute lightning talks from Cornell graduate students and postdocs.

It's more important than ever...

Post date: Friday, March 18, 2016 - 13:03

This session is intended for researchers who have started using Zotero, but need a review of certain functions or want to learn more about features like groups, Zotfile,...

Post date: Friday, March 18, 2016 - 06:03

Macros in Excel enable you to automate a repetitive task so that you can do the task again with a single click. During this workshop, we’ll teach you how to record a macro and...

Post date: Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 05:03

Many people are captivated by the amazing variety of birds they see and hear, and observing birds can be a life-enriching pursuit.

To explore avian diversity requires a...

Post date: Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 05:03

Learn the basics of creating dynamic visual presentations in any discipline, whether you use PowerPoint or Keynote as your presentation software.
In this workshop, we will...

Post date: Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 05:03

How do you describe your digital data and document the steps you take to analyze it? Are your files sufficiently organized and have you created the metadata so that others can...

Post date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 05:03

Please join us for an informal discussion about Cornell-based research into climate change, food security, and nutrition at Mann Library on March 18th, 3:30pm. This meeting is...

Post date: Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 04:03

Signal to Code Workshop: Art, Archive, Preservation
Hirshland Exhibition Gallery, Kroch Library

9:30am – 10:30am Video, ETC.

Timothy Murray, Curator, Rose Goldsen Archive...

Post date: Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 04:03

“Signal to Code” explores 50 years of electronic and digital artwork and ephemera held in the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art. The exhibition, on display in the...

Post date: Friday, March 11, 2016 - 03:03

Join us for the opening lecture “Matter as Media,” celebrating the new exhibition “Signal to Code: 50 Years of Media Art in the Rose Goldsen Archive.”

Working in Emerging...

Post date: Friday, March 11, 2016 - 03:03

Join us for the opening reception for the new exhibition “Signal to Code: 50 Years of Media Art in the Rose Goldsen Archive.”

On view are over 60 original electronic and...

Post date: Friday, March 11, 2016 - 03:03

Focusing on the homemaker as the primary user of domestic interior, the Home Economics movement formulated a spatial model that differed from the dominant spatial ideal of...

Post date: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 02:04

A hands-on introduction to document creation with LaTeX using the TeXStudio front-end and the MikTeX engine for Windows.

LaTeX is a markup language enabling anyone to create...

Post date: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 01:04

Got messy data? OpenRefine is a free and powerful tool for exploring, normalizing, and manipulating tabular data. This introductory workshop will teach you the basics of...

Post date: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 01:04

Gather, create, invent and learn at Cornell University Library's new pop-up makerspace!

Makerspaces are DIY areas, equipped with supplies, where people with any level of...

Post date: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 19:03

It’s been called the great digital-age experiment in applying and building the wisdom of the hive. You probably use it often. But have you ever thought of making it better?...

Post date: Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 05:03

This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the free PDF and citation management tool, Zotero (zotero.org). This session will cover the basics of how to add citations and...

Post date: Friday, March 4, 2016 - 05:03

This workshop will provide guidance for researchers interested in publishing their work in open access platforms including open access journals and repositories.

Topics...

Post date: Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 04:03

Who and what are marriage and sex for? Whose practices and which ways of talking to god can count as religion?

Lucinda Ramberg considers these questions based upon two years...

Post date: Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 04:03

Sometimes it is difficult to analyze all of the information in your Microsoft Excel worksheet. PivotTables can help make your worksheets more manageable by summarizing data...

Post date: Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 04:03

It is increasingly important that scientists are aware of how to manage research data in order to facilitate their research. Many major funders require a data management plan...

Post date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 04:03

The Cornell Library and the Graduate School are co-sponsoring “Becoming More Productive,” a workflow workshop series for graduate students in the humanities/social sciences...

Post date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 04:03

On Saturday, March 5, Cornell will participate in the 2016 Wikipedia Art + Feminism Edit-a-thon, which aims to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia, and to...

Post date: Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 04:03

On Saturday, March 5, Cornell will participate in the 2016 Wikipedia Art + Feminism Edit-a-thon, which aims to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia, and to...

Post date: Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 04:03

Take part in Wikipedia Art + Feminism 2016. It’s an international “rhizomatic campaign to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia, and to encourage female...

Post date: Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 07:03

The Cornell Library and the Graduate School are co-sponsoring “Becoming More Productive,” a workflow workshop series for graduate students in the humanities/social sciences...

Post date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 05:03

The Society for the Humanities, Central New York Humanities Corridor, and Cornell University Library present a public lecture by Jentery Sayers, Assistant Professor of English...

Post date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 05:03

A hands-on introduction to image manipulation using the Adobe Photoshop. Learn about image file formats, color correction, how to touch up photos and ready images for print or...

Post date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 05:03

Learn the basics of mapping and geospatial analysis using QGIS, the popular open-source desktop GIS application. We will work through examples of loading common types of data,...

Post date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 04:03

Take part in Wikipedia Art + Feminism 2016. It’s an international “rhizomatic campaign to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia, and to encourage female...

Post date: Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 03:03

So many databases, so little time! Worried about how to find the best information fast? Worried about what sources you will use? Come learn from CU librarians on the tips and...

Post date: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 15:03

Jacqueline Mabey, core organizer for the international Wikipedia edit-a-thon, Wikipedia: Art + Feminism, will discuss the history of the annual event, and the disparity in...

Post date: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 02:03

This interactive online workshop will cover advanced features that will help you maximize your use of Zotero. It is intended for researchers who have started using Zotero, but...

Post date: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 02:03

Zotero is a free, easy-to-use citation management tool that helps you store, organize, cite, and share your research. A must for anyone doing any kind of research project, be...

Post date: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 02:03

Much of Microsoft Excel’s data-crunching power lies in Excel functions and Excel formulas, which allow all sorts of data analysis, from simple sums to lookup tables and...

Post date: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 02:03

So many databases, so little time! Worried about how to find the best information fast? Worried about what sources you will use? Come learn from CU librarians on the tips and...

Post date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 01:03

What does it mean to dream over a book?

Join us for a Chats in the Stacks book talk with Elisha Cohn, assistant professor in the Department of English at Cornell. Her new...

Post date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 01:03

How do we feed 10 billion people an ample and nutritious diet this century in a changing climate?

Please join us for an informal discussion about Cornell-based research into...

Post date: Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 05:03

Please join us for an introduction to the Research Data Management Service Group and the services available to you at Cornell to help you manage your research data. We'll also...

Post date: Friday, February 12, 2016 - 04:03

Interested in becoming a Wikipedian and improving the open educational content of this online encyclopedia? The first thirty minutes of this class will be a short introduction...

Post date: Friday, February 12, 2016 - 04:03

The safety and health benefits of GMO foods has been a contentious issue in the media lately, and the development of recombinant DNA methods has changed the face of the food...

Post date: Friday, February 12, 2016 - 04:03

Mendeley is a free, easy-to-use citation management tool that helps you store, organize, cite, and share your research. A must for anyone doing any kind of research project,...

Post date: Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 03:03

Endnote is an easy-to-use citation management tool that helps you store, organize, cite, and share your research. Â This hands-on introductory workshop will cover the basics...

Post date: Friday, February 5, 2016 - 00:03

Join us for an introduction to finding and using images and visual media from Cornell's digital image collections and other resources. We will survey Flickr, image search...

Post date: Friday, February 5, 2016 - 00:03

This interactive online workshop will introduce you to the free PDF and citation management tool, Zotero (zotero.org). This session will cover the basics of how to add...

Post date: Friday, February 5, 2016 - 00:03

What do at least 250,000 investment professionals around the world have in common with each other? Bloomberg, the investment tool for finance professionals. The instructor...

Post date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 04:03

Why is it so important to revisit the history of slavery in America, nearly 150 years after it ended?

Join us for a Chats in the Stacks book talk with Edward E. Baptist,...

Post date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 04:03

Book club discussion of "Go Set a Watchman" with pizza (while it lasts)

Post date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 16:03

Learn the basics of mapping and geospatial analysis using ArcMap (ArcGIS), Esri's desktop GIS application. We will work together through examples of loading common types of...

Post date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 03:03

In 2009, economist Kaushik Basu left the world of academia at Cornell University and became the chief economic adviser to the Government of India. He is currently the Chief...

Post date: Friday, January 29, 2016 - 03:03

Please join us for an introduction to the Research Data Management Service Group and the services available to you at Cornell to help you manage your research data. We'll also...

Post date: Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 08:58

From its founding in 1865, Cornell University has been firmly nonsectarian, welcoming students and faculty of any religion, or no religion. However, this did not exclude...

Post date: Monday, January 11, 2016 - 10:07

Around the turn of the 20th century, Cornell professor Ralph Stockman Tarr and his students and collaborators organized several expeditions to glaciated areas in Greenland and...

Post date: Monday, January 11, 2016 - 10:07