Events

Please join us for a reception with Dale Stein (Stein Farms), Paul King (Six Mile Creek Vineyards), Glenn Evans (Cornell Agricultural Experiment Station) and Allison...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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-endand 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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