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Statistics in Medicine

Q: Does Cornell have full-text online access to the journal Statistics In Medicine?  All I could find was a link to Wiley Interscience, and when I clicked on full text for an article from 1995, I got a page where I would have to log on. Answer from Steve Rockey, mathematics libraian: We have paid […]

ChemFinder has a new name- ChemBioFinder

The database ChemFinder has changed its name to ChemBioFinder and has a new web design.  Search results now include which of the ChemBioFinder databases provided the result, and which databases the user has active subscriptions to. Learn more about this and other new features… If you have questions about using ChemBioFinder, please contact the Physical […]

Preview the New CUL Catalog

Have you noticed the library computers now have a shortcut to “New Library Catalog Beta” in the Start Menu?  What’s this about? Cornell University Library is developing a new catalog: WorldCat Local. Get a preview of the beta version and try it out for yourself! There are several major differences from our current catalog: WorldCat […]

I’m looking for a master’s thesis from 5/10/15/20 years ago…

October 2008 Q: I’m looking for a master of science thesis in engineering from XYZ years ago by John/Jane Smith/Jones. I’ve looked in the catalog and can’t find it. A: First off, it’s important to verify what kind of degree this person actually got. The Engineering Library has always collected MS and PhD theses by […]

New Books Highlight: The Drunkard’s Walk

The Drunkard’s Walk : How Randomness Rules Our Lives, Leonard Mlodinow New York : Pantheon Books, 2008. QA273 .M63 2008 Mathematics Library From the Publisher: “In this irreverent and illuminating book, acclaimed writer and scientist Leonard Mlodinow shows us how randomness, change, and probability reveal a tremendous amount about our daily lives, and how we […]

Keeping Current with Physics News and Research

How do you stay current with the latest news and research in your field?  Do you receive journal table of contents, RSS feeds, citation alerts? Check out our new guide, Keeping Current: Physics (  It includes instructions on how to receive alerts: When someone cites your papers When new articles are published that match your […]

American Physical Society now leaves copyright with authors for derivative works

Editorial: APS now leaves copyright with authors for derivative works “When you submit an article to an APS (American Physical Society) journal, we ask you to sign our copyright form. It transfers copyright for the article to APS, but keeps certain rights for you, the author. We have recently changed the form to add […]

Forum on the Dynamics of Science Publishing, 3-4:30PM, Thursday, October 9

Cornell University Library is pleased to sponsor a forum for debate on the dynamics of science publishing in the early 21st century. Four panelists–an academic researcher, a science librarian, a commercial publisher, and a university publisher–will offer their candid assessment and professional perspective on the state of the STM publishing industry and its impact on […]



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