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ENGnetBASE & NANOnetBASE: Two new e-book collections for engineers

The Engineering Library has just subscribed to two great new e-book collections: ENGnetBASE and NANOnetBASE. Both subscriptions include hundreds of e-books, particularly engineering handbooks. These are great reference sources, especially if you need to look up a quick fact, physical value, equation, or other piece of engineering data. Right now the 2 collections are accessible […]

AIAA, ASME, ASTM: An Alphabet Soup of New Resources

A number of new databases, packages of journal backfiles and technical standards have recently been purchased and made available for the Cornell University community. Some work is still going on to integrate these resources into the catalog, but all should be available shortly. Stay tuned for more updates and links: 1.) American Society of Mechanical […]

Clark Physical Sciences Library – September Update

  Dear faculty, students and staff- Welcome to the 09/10 academic year, I hope the semester is starting up well.  It has been a busy summer at the Clark Physical Sciences Library as we begin work on the transition plan developed by a team of faculty, students and staff.  This process will proceed through the […]

New Members in The Russian Academy of Sciences

June 26, 2009     ~ Pat Viele  Professors David M. Lee and Neil W. Ashcroft Honored  With Membership in the Russian Academy of Sciences. Today I had the privilege of witnessing the Professors David Lee and Neil Ashcroft accept the high honor of membership in the Russian Academy of Sciences.    It is a great honor […]

Springer e-books now available

As part of a recent deal with Springer, Cornell University Library has processed our first major installment of over 10,000 e-books! This includes: Chemistry and Materials Science – 600 titles added Computer Science – 2800 titles added Earth and Environmental Science – 600 titles added Engineering – 1500 titles added Mathematics and Statistics – 1200 […]

New Books at the Library- Browse Online!

Would you like to keep up to date with new book purchases at the library?  Most libraries have display shelves which highlight new books, but you can also browse online and even set up an RSS feed to be alerted of new books monthly. Go to New Books at Cornell Under the Location drop-down menu, […]

Brian Greene Lectures Available on Video

Brian Greene, Professor Mathematics & Physics at Columbia University, taught a class for Cornell students (February, 2000). Video tapes of his lectures are now available in the Physical Sciences Library. Ask at the circulation desk for “Physics with Greene ” (Video 129 tapes1-11). -Pat Viele, Physics Librarian, ptv1@cornell.edu

NTRL National Technical Reports Library Trial

We have a trial for full-text PDFs reports from NTRL – National Technical Reports Library, which many of us know as NTIS, National Technical Reports Service. Many of these were previously available only on microfiche. Access: http://ntrl.ntis.gov click on “Search NTRL Collection” The trial ends May 14, 2009, when we can decide whether or not […]

New Books Highlight: Euler’s Gem

Euler’s gem : the polyhedron formula and the birth of topology, David S. Richeson Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2008. QA611.A3 R53 2008 Mathematics Library From the Publisher: “Leonhard Euler’s polyhedron formula describes the structure of many objects–from soccer balls and gemstones to Buckminster Fuller’s buildings and giant all-carbon molecules. Yet Euler’s formula is […]

New Books Highlight: Landscapes of Mars

Landscapes of Mars: A Visual Tour, by Gregory Vogt New York, NY : Springer Science+Business Media LLC, ©2008. Physical Sciences Library, QB641 .V64 2008 From the publisher “This is essentially a picture book with beautiful and exciting images that provide a visual tour of Mars. All the major regions and topographical features are shown and […]

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