Events

Participants will be introduced to basic tools and concepts for online researching of ancestors in the United States. The session will give you hands-on experience with two...

Post date: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 04:03

Prerequisite: Session I on November 11th.

You will learn to create, import and display coordinates, import and join data spreadsheets and other advanced features of the...

Post date: Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 05:03

“Anarchy in the Archives” explores punk’s cultural and political impact from the mid-1970s to the present day through a vast array of rare artifacts. The library’s punk...

Post date: Friday, November 11, 2016 - 17:03

The theme of this year’s Conversations in Digital Humanities series is “Transmediating Knowledge: Situating the human in the transfer between books, code, environments, games,...

Post date: Friday, November 11, 2016 - 05:03

The Cornell community and Ithaca area public are warmly invited to Cornell’s 2016 Local Fair @ Mann Library. Sponsored by Mann and the Farmers' Market at Cornell, the Fair...

Post date: Friday, November 11, 2016 - 05:03

The world of Islam is not monolithic, nor is it limited to the Middle East. Asia is home to 65 percent of the world's Muslims, including an incredible variety of different...

Post date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 17:03

On October 2, 2016, votes against the peace accord which would have ended the 52-year old war between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)...

Post date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 17:03

Registration required Learn the basics of Carto (formerly CartoDB), a popular online tool for mapping and analysis. Learn how to set up a free account, load data, and quickly...

Post date: Friday, November 4, 2016 - 04:03

“Anarchy in the Archives” opening reception. The exhibition explores punk’s cultural and political impact from the mid-1970s to the present day through a vast array of rare...

Post date: Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 16:03

What promotes health and happiness in old age?

Major advances in research have led us to a better understanding of the physical and psychological changes in old age. Although...

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

How does poetic reference in largely abstract works affect their interpretation?

Join us for a Chats in the Stacks book talk with Mary Jacobus, professor emerita of English...

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

Punkfest Cornell: panel discussion on punk communities and identities featuring Aaron Cometbus, musician, writer, and producer of the Bay Area zine Cometbus; Victoria Ruiz,...

Post date: Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 03:04

Punkfest Cornell: panel discussion on global punk featuring Kevin Dunn, Professor of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith and author of Global Punk: Resistance and...

Post date: Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 03:04

Punkfest Cornell: Q&A with Ian MacKaye. Founder of the independent record label Dischord Records (1980), the Washington D.C. hardcore band Minor Threat (1981-83), and the...

Post date: Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 03:04

Legendary Japanese pop punk band Shonen Knife was formed in Osaka by the leading member Naoko. Named after an old brand name of a pencil sharpener knife, they adapted the...

Post date: Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 03:04

In 1977 John Doe, along with Exene Cervenka and Billy Zoom, formed the influential band X, famous for its mix of punk, rockabilly, and poetic lyrics. X released six studio...

Post date: Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 03:03

“Anarchy in the Archives” opening reception. The exhibition explores punk’s cultural and political impact from the mid-1970s to the present day through a vast array of rare...

Post date: Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 03:03

Punkfest Cornell: on-stage conversation with punk band X members.

John Doe and Exene Cervenka founded the ground-breaking L.A. band X in 1977, along with guitarist Billy Zoom...

Post date: Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 03:03

A talk and/or a workshop sponsored by the Visual Resources Working Group: Alex Stinson, GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums) -Wiki Strategist at the Wikimedia...

Post date: Friday, October 28, 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: Friday, October 28, 2016 - 03:03

Henry Rollins, the frenetic frontman for legendary hardcore punk band Black Flag, has since become an established actor, writer, photographer and poet. Rollins, who has...

Post date: Friday, October 28, 2016 - 03:03

Cornell University is one of only handful of academic institutions who hold some of the exquisite marine invertebrate models created by 19th century glass artists Leopold and...

Post date: Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 15:03

Punkfest Cornell: panel discussion with Pussy Riot member Maria (Masha) Alyokhina and reporter/collaborator Alexandra (Sasha) Bogino.

Pussy Riot is a Russian feminist punk...

Post date: Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 03:03

Bohemian glassblower Leopold Blaschka began sculpting models of underwater creatures in the 1860s, a time of great technological innovation in the industrializing world. These...

Post date: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 00:04

Ali Houissa, Curator, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Cornell University Libraries

This seminar will be led by Ali Houissa, Curator of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies...

Post date: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 00:04

Registration required Learn the basics of ArcMap (ArcGIS), Esri's desktop GIS application for mapping and geospatial analysis. We will work together through examples of...

Post date: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 00:04

The theme of this year’s Conversations in Digital Humanities series is “Transmediating Knowledge: Situating the human in the transfer between books, code, environments, games,...

Post date: Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 05:03

Registration required Learn best practices and useful resources for research poster design! In this short interactive workshop, review basic design principles by judging...

Post date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 04:03

Lacandon Maya engaged in brisk trade with outsiders in the lowland rainforest frontier of the burgeoning colonial powers in Petén, Guatemala, and Chiapas, Mexico. Documents...

Post date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 03:03

In the summer of 1627, Barbary corsairs raided Iceland, killing dozens of people and abducting close to four hundred to sell into slavery in Algiers. Among those taken was the...

Post date: Friday, October 14, 2016 - 02:03

How do we see what is lost? Analyzing the aesthetics of haunting and the relationship between ideology and the visual landscape, Patricia Keller revisits twentieth-century...

Post date: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 02:03

The theme of this year’s Conversations in Digital Humanities series is “Transmediating Knowledge: Situating the human in the transfer between books, code, environments, games,...

Post date: Friday, October 7, 2016 - 04:03

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

Post date: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 04:03

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, September 30, 2016 - 05:03

What’s a birthday without cake? Join us in Uris Library on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for a party to celebrate 125 years of great thoughts that have come from...

Post date: Friday, September 30, 2016 - 05:03

The Prophet Muhammad’s reported traditions have evolved significantly to affect the social, cultural, and political lives of all Muslims. Though centuries of scholarship were...

Post date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 05:03

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, September 29, 2016 - 05:03

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

Post date: Wednesday, September 28, 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: Friday, September 23, 2016 - 03:03

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: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 15:03

Raza Ahmad Rumi is a Pakistani policy analyst, journalist, and author. He had been a leading voice in Pakistan's public arena against extremism and human-rights violations.

Post date: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 03:03

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, September 22, 2016 - 03:03

CISER and Cornell Library are hosting an online ICSPR Data Fair in Mann Library, Room 100. This is a series of webinars broadcast over 4 half-days. There are multiple...

Post date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 01:03

Through an emphasis on the Andean musical practices of the Muisca community, this talk analyzes the conflictive production of an indigenous identity within the indigenous...

Post date: Friday, September 16, 2016 - 16:03

Until very recently, health experts thought that humans were better off without the microorganisms that live in our bodies and on our skins, and sought to eliminate these...

Post date: Friday, September 16, 2016 - 03:03

The rise of mass incarceration in the United States is one of the most critical outcomes of the last half-century.

Join us for a Chats in the Stacks book talk with author...

Post date: Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 03:03

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

Post date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 02:03

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: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 01:03

Through an emphasis on the Andean musical practices of the Muisca community, this talk analyzes the conflictive production of an indigenous identity within the indigenous...

Post date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 01:03

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: Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 06:03

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

Post date: Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 05:03

There is a growing anxiety about investing in higher education today, with rising tuition and increasing student debt, but overall, college graduates still earn more than...

Post date: Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 05:03

Gather, create, invent and learn at Cornell University Library's makerspace!

See our full schedule for the semester and get more information at...

Post date: Friday, September 2, 2016 - 13:03

Gather, create, invent and learn at Cornell University Library's makerspace!

See our full schedule for the semester and get more information...

Post date: Friday, September 2, 2016 - 13:03

Learn to pop and lock, as well as the story of the (r)evolution of NYC gangs into hip-hop culture, rock dance history, urban stylized lettering, and much, much more!

Led by...

Post date: Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 00:03

Graduate students, new and returning: come and enjoy free food, drink & door prizes while learning about the Cornell Library's services and resources for grads. Come meet the...

Post date: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 06:03

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, August 31, 2016 - 06:03

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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,...

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

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

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

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

Registration required Got data with inconsistent values or in need of reformatting? OpenRefine is a free and powerful tool for exploring, normalizing, and manipulating tabular...

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

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

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

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

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

Registration required Learn the basics QGIS, the popular free and open-source desktop GIS application for mapping and geospatial analysis. We will work together through...

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

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

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