Uris Library

The oldest library building at Cornell, Uris Library is a popular campus destination. The Olin and Uris Libraries collection is distributed across the two buildings, and includes materials on the humanities and social sciences. Uris also houses some science materials. The study spaces in Uris are open 24 hours a day during most of the academic year from Sunday through Thursday. Uris also houses three computer labs, one of which is used for the many library instruction sessions and workshops held throughout the year. Uris is also home to the Andrew Dickson White Library, which was built to hold the 30,000 books that formed the personal collection of Cornell’s first president, Andrew Dickson White, which he donated when the building opened in 1891. This beautiful “library within a library” contains holdings about books and publishing, and its reading room is filled with art and memorabilia from White’s diplomatic career. Olin and Uris Libraries support the teaching, learning and research needs of the Cornell community by offering access to both print and electronic materials. Librarians provide an array of user services, including research help and consultations, workshops and course-related instuction, and a variety of computing and printing options. The combined collection of Olin and Uris libraries is close to 2 million volumes.

Holdings
171,683 print volumes

Hours

Library Hours for Academic Semester

Uris
Fall 2015
August 25, 2015 - December 17, 2015

Default Hours

    Sunday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
    Monday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
    Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
    Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
    Thursday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
    Friday: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Saturday: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Note: Open for study only to Cornell ID holders from 2am-8am Su-Th.

Exceptions

August 29 (August 29, 2015 - August 29, 2015)

    Saturday, August 29: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

September 6-7 (September 6, 2015 - September 7, 2015)

    Sunday, September 6: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Monday, September 7: 10:00 AM - 2:00 AM

October 9-12 (October 9, 2015 - October 12, 2015)

    Friday, October 9: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Saturday, October 10: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Sunday, October 11: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Monday, October 12: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

November 25-29 (November 25, 2015 - November 29, 2015)

    Wednesday, November 25: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Thursday, November 26: Closed All Day
    Friday, November 27: Closed All Day
    Saturday, November 28: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Sunday, November 29: 10:00 AM - 2:00 AM

December 11-12 (December 11, 2015 - December 12, 2015)

    Friday, December 11: 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Saturday, December 12: 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Note: Open for study only to Cornell ID holders from 12am-10am

December 17 (December 17, 2015 - December 17, 2015)

    Thursday, December 17: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

Contact

Reference

(607) 255-4144

Circulation

(607) 255-3537

Address

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

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