The Cornell University Library (CUL) is a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) in Chicago. CRL owns approximately five million publications, archives, and collections that supplement Cornell’s humanities, science, and social science holdings. CUL users can borrow material for an unlimited period, making CRL’s collection in effect an extension of CUL’s own holdings. CRL [...]
David Sibley’s new book, The Boxer Rebellion and the Great Game in China, whose publication was announced here, has gotten a positive review in H-NET. Reviewer James Carter writes in H-WAR: Military historian David J. Silbey’s book, The Boxer Rebellion and the Great Game in China, offers a much-needed and fresh telling of this series of events. [...]
David Sibley’s new book, The Boxer Rebellion and the Great Game in China, was published today by Hill & Wang. You can find an interview with David about the book in this month’s Military History magazine. Congratulations, David!
Maureen Morris, the library’s selector for Anthropology, writes that she has arranged a trial of Ethnographic Video Online from Alexander Street Press (ASP). This collection contains 608 films (1000 films when completed) and “it covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th [...]
Kizer Walker, the Library’s Director of Collection Development, has arranged for trial access through 17 Dec. 2010 to the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection. The collection consists of 29,000 full-text titles focused on religion and theology divided into two series. Series 1 consists of titles from the 13th Century through the 1893 [...]