The major changes associated with the Olin fire safety improvement project may be over, but that hasn’t stopped the staff of Olin/Kroch/Uris from making incremental improvements to the building. Three improvements are likely to be of interest to CU historians: After many years, we were finally able to install outlets by all of the graduate [...]
Some of the upcoming changes necessitated by the Olin Fire Safety project may have an impact on historians: The periodical room will be relocated to the Willis Room in Uris Library on Jan. 26th and the space will be closed to the public until early April. The 4th floor will close to the public on [...]
The 25 October Olin Fire Safety Update has news that will have great impact on users of Olin’s History call numbers (D and E): On Monday, November 1 at 6 a.m. the 5th floor will completely close and construction will begin. The floor is tentatively scheduled to reopen no later than December 17. The exact [...]
As part of the fire safety improvement project, the 6th floor of Olin Library will close to the public on Tuesday, 28 Sept. 2010. The projected completion date of that floor is 19 Nov. 2010. The affected call numbers are A, F, and P-PG. Note that F includes the local history of the Americas. As [...]
The September report to faculty from University Librarian Anne Kenney and Mary Beth Norton, chair of the Library Faculty Advisory Board, is available at http://www.library.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/LibraryUpdatetoFaculty_090210.pdf. It provides updates on the Olin Life Safety Project and the Unit Library reviews (including a report on the Fine Arts Library).
From the Olin Library Fire Safety Improvement Project: 8/30/10 Update Published on August 27, 2010 in Uncategorized. Closed Phase 4 construction (7th and 8th floors), including asbestos abatement on each floor, begins on Monday, August 30th. The 7th floor will close to the public on Tuesday, August 31. Call number ranges B-CT will be inaccessible [...]