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Curtis Lyons Named Director of the Catherwood, Hospitality and Management Libraries; Angela Horne Named Associate Director

ITHACA, N.Y. (Feb. 8, 2011) – Cornell University Library is pleased to announce that Curtis Lyons has been named the Harriet Morel Oxman Director of the Catherwood, Hospitality and Management Libraries. For the past six months, Lyons served as the interim director of the Catherwood Library and has helped lead consolidation efforts across the three […]

Happy Holidays from the Catherwood Library!

Today, December 24, will be the last day the Catherwood Library is open prior to Winter Break. The Library will reopen on January 4. We here at the Catherwood Library wish you all an enjoyable and relaxing holiday season, and a Happy New Year! Also, please note that today will be the final day of […]

DigitalCommons@ILR to exceed 10,000 uploaded documents

Originally posted in the ILR News Center, November 6, 2009: 10,000 Uploads, 2 Million Downloads DigitalCommons@ILR a repository for workplace information Labor trends in Cambodia. On-the-job health hazards for beauticians. The collective bargaining agreement of Watervliet firefighters. Testimony from the Glass Ceiling Commission. The electronic documents housed within DigitalCommons@ILR cover an immense range of workplace […]

Upcoming workshops, sign up now!

There are still plenty of seats in most of the library workshops. Come learn skills that will make you a better student AND improve your grades. Some examples: Advanced Refworks Legal Research Who’s citing me, who’s citing my prof? Google Apps I and II …and more. To see a complete list, go to the registration page.

Reunion Weekend events at Catherwood Library and the Kheel Center

ILR Reunion 2009 June 5-6, Ithaca Campus Martin P. Catherwood Library The Martin P. Catherwood Library is the leading academic research collection on the workplace and workplace issues in North America. It is not the library you remember. Catherwood is now the library of choice for undergraduates because it is a beautiful facility, and also […]

Union Days Follow-up

The ILR ALumni Media site has posted the videos from two of the Union Days events. If you missed either of these, feel free to visit and watch. Keynote Speaker: Tom Geoghegan (Lecture starts at about the 9:30 mark) Employee Free Choice Debate The site also has other ILR ONLINE videos of interest to alumni, […]

Represent the ILR School in the Digital Literacy Contest!

The Cornell University Library is hosting a Digital Literacy Contest, an Internet search competition, on Thursday Apr 9 at 4:30 in Mann Library. Cornell students will compete to answer 30 questions in 30 minutes using the Internet and library databases. Winners get $200+ cash prizes, and everyone gets free food.  The event is free, but […]

Lecture and Book Signing – April 2

An American in Hitler’s Berlin: Abraham Plotkin’s Diary, 1932-33 Lecture by Professor Catherine Collomp Date: April 2 Time: 4:30 p.m. Location: 105 Ives Hall, ILR School Professor Catherine Collomp will discuss her new book, An American in Hitler’s Berlin: Abraham Plotkin’s Diary, 1932-33, just released by the University of Illinois Press. This is the first […]

Lecture and Book Signing Sponsored by the Kheel Center

The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR’s Secretary of Labor and his Moral Conscience Lecture by Kirstin Downey Date: March 12 Time: 4:30 p.m. Location: 105 Ives Hall Award-winning author Kirstin Downey will discuss her new biography of Frances Perkins, Secretary of Labor under FDR and the first woman to […]

Spring 2009 Library Workshops

Learn Lexis, basic ILR research, or a number of other in-demand skills by attending one of our spring workshops. A full list of classes and the link to register for each can be found here.

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