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Reunion Activities, Engineering Library

Engineering Film Festival Saturday, June 7 — 1:30 pm to 3:45 p.m., Engineering Library, Blue Room, Carpenter Hall.   See one or all movies! 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm:   Greatest Inventions with Bill Nye: Engineering and Architecture Bill Nye (’77) shows how inventions in materials, tools, and other technologies have gradually allowed us to build […]

New Blog for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Educators

Pat Viele has been recruited to write a blog, “Pat’s Picks for STEM Educators”, for the National Science Digital Library.  Pat will write, at least once a week, in response to a real reference question.  The software has an email notification system. Register if you would like to be notified every time a new entry […]

Access to Clark Hall in May and June

May 26 – June 4 Sometime between the Commencement and Reunion weekends the blacktop walk up the hill to Rockefeller Hall will be widened and re-paved.  It is anticipated that it will take just a few days but during this time people coming up the hill may want to go up through the ADW drive […]

Wiley InterScience Site Maintenace

Due to essential site maintenance, access will be temporarily unavailable on the indicated dates and times. DATE: Saturday  –  May 24, 2008 TIME: beginning 07:00 am U.S. EDT DURATION: between 4-8 hours DATE:Thursday  –  May 29, 2008 TIME: beginning 04:00 am U.S. EDT DURATION: approximately 1 hour

You’re Putting What on Your Face?

Did you know that caffeine carboxylic acid is used in skin conditioners?  Neither did I, until I explored the new database described below. Thanks to , a weekly alert service maintained by an editorial team headed by Gary Price and Shirl Kennedy.  ( ) The European Commission has launched a new online database of […]

Summer Hours Begin Sat. May 17

The library summer hours begin Saturday May 17.  The Engineering Library will be open 8am until midnight Monday through Thursday, 8 – 6 Friday and 12 – 6 Saturday and Sunday.  The Math Library will be open 9 – 5 Monday through Friday, and will be closed on weekends.  The Physical Sciences Library will be open 8 – […]

Ithaca Journal subscription

The Physical Sciences Library is pleased to announce that a  subscription to the Ithaca Journal has been made.  Starting today May 15th, we will begin receiving the paper on a daily basis. 

CUL Labs develops LibX tool bar

Cornell University Library has introduced a CUL (pronounced ‘cool’) Lab page with newly developed technology tools to make research easier. Products are often in beta and feedback is welcome. The first product is LibX eXtreme access in a Firefox or Internet Explorer extension. Highlights of LibX, the Cornell edition are: Toolbar for Library catalog searches, […]

Borrowing books

May 2008 Q. How many books in total can I borrow at one time? A. There is no limit for registered students, faculty and staff. Visitors and those with purchased library cards have limits that vary with the type of program or card purchased. For additional information about borrowing, see the following CU Library guide to […]

Library Online System to be Upgraded May 17 – 21

The library’s online system, Voyager, is scheduled to be upgraded starting at midnight on May 17, 2008.  The upgrade process is expected to last through May 20, with full functionality restored by May 21.  During most of this period, the catalog will be in read-only mode: you will still be able to search for books […]



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