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Spring Semester Lockers Available on January 27th

Uris Library:

  • Lockers in Uris are $20 per semester. Locker assignment is first-come, first serve, beginning on January 27th, the first day of classes. These fill up fast…usually in one day. Go to the circulation desk in Uris Library for more information or to apply.

Kroch Library:

  • Kroch Lockers are for Graduate students AND Undergraduate students. Lockers are $20 per semester. Locker assignment is first come, first serve, beginning on the first day of classes. These fill up fast…usually in one day. Go to the circulation desk in Olin Library for more information or to apply. Day use lockers are located in Kroch Library’s Level 1. Please visit the Olin Circulation Desk to request access.

More information available: http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/content/lockers

February Workshops at Olin & Uris Libraries

Please register in advanced from the links in the titles.  For a full list of Spring workshops at Olin & Uris, please visit: https://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/workshops.

2/11/2016 at 12:00pm   Introduction to Zotero via Web Ex

This interactive online workshop will introduce you to the free PDF and citation management tool, Zotero (zotero.org). This session will cover the basics of how to add citations and PDFs and how to create bibliographies in various formats. If you’ve already using Zotero and want to learn how to use it more efficiently, consider attending our Advanced Zotero workshop.

Please download and install Zotero before the workshop in order to follow along on your own computer.
Log in information will be sent at a later date.

2/11/2016 at 3:00pm   Finding Images and Visual Media

An introduction to finding and using images and visual media from Cornell’s digital image collections and other resources. We will survey Flickr, image search engines and other free image resources, as well as the image collections and databases available on campus.

Online Course Guide: http://guides.library.cornell.edu/findimages

2/18/2016 at 3:30pm   Wikipedia Editing Workshop

Interested in becoming a Wikipedian and improving the open educational content of this online encyclopedia? The first thirty minutes of this class will be a short introduction to how Wikipedia works, why getting involved in it matters, and an overview of the basics of editing for new and beginning editors. The introduction will be followed by a hands-on editing session.

You don’t have to be an expert to contribute – just bring your questions and topics that you’re interested in working on to start.

2/24/2016 – 4:30pm   Using Excel with Research Data: Formulas and Functions

Much of Microsoft Excel’s data-crunching power lies in Excel functions and Excel formulas, which allow all sorts of data analysis, from simple sums to lookup tables and everything in between.

In this 90 minute workshop, we’ll talk about some of our favorites, and then have hands-on practice building formulas and using Excel functions. We will also have time for you to bring your data and questions for personalized help.

2/25/2016 at 12:00pm   Advanced Zotero via Web Ex

This interactive online workshop will cover advanced features that will help you maximize your use of Zotero. It is intended for researchers who have started using Zotero, but want to learn more about features like groups, notes, tagging, and more.  If you’ve never used Zotero and need an introduction, consider attending our Introduction to Zotero workshop.

Log in information will be sent at a later date.

2/26/2016 – 4:30pm   Wikipedia: Art + Feminism

Take part in Wikipedia Art + Feminism 2016. It’s an international “rhizomatic campaign to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia, and to encourage female editorship.” The big event is scheduled for Saturday, March 5, 2016, when the Cornell “node” of Wikipedia Art + Feminism will be held in several locations on the Ithaca campus, including the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Olin Library, and the Fine Arts Library, for in-person, communal updating of Wikipedia’s entries on art and feminism. Get ready ahead of time by attending this Wikipedia workshop on Feb. 26.

During this workshop, we’ll begin with a short introduction to how Wikipedia works and why getting involved in this project matters. Next, we’ll walk through getting an account and an overview of the basics of editing for new and beginning editors. The introduction will be followed by a hands-on editing session. Learn more on the Wikipedia meetup page for Cornell’s Art + Feminism event! Bring your laptop or check one out at the Circulation Desk!

Olin Book Talk: “The Half Has Never Been Told”

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Join us on February 9th at 4:30 for a book talk with Edward E. Baptist, associate professor of history at Cornell University. His book The Half Has Never Been Told (Basic Books, Sept., 2014) was recently awarded the 2015 Hillman Prize for Book Journalism and the 2015 Avery O. Craven OAH Award.

Refreshments served and books available for purchase. This event will take place in Olin Library 107.  More information on the book talk series can be found at https://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/booktalks.

Olin, Kroch & Uris Hours for Winter Break and Intersession

Olin & Kroch Library schedule (from December 17th through January 26th)

Olin Library will be closed from December 25th through January 3rd. (also see exceptions below)

Sunday: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Monday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Exceptions
Monday, December 21st: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday, December 22nd: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday, December 23rd: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday, December 24th: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday, January 18th, 8 AM to 5 PM

Uris Library schedule (from December 17th through January 26th)

Uris Library will be closed from December 24th through January 3rd.  (also see exceptions below)

Sunday: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Monday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10 AM – 5:00 PM

Exceptions
Saturday, December 19th: CLOSED
Sunday, December 20th: CLOSED
Thursday, December 24th: CLOSED
Monday, January 18th, CLOSED

For more information on Winter hours for other Cornell Libraries please click here.

Passkey: Easy Off-Campus Access to Online Resources

The Passkey bookmarklet connects  off-campus patrons  to online databases and journals directly from the resource.

If you find yourself on a web page that has access restrictions, click on the bookmarklet icon and you will be redirected to the Cornell Web log-in screen to check for your valid Cornell affiliation.

Your credentials will be saved in the browser and you will have access to the library’s licensed databases.

The Passkey bookmarklet is a simple tool that will help your research process. Try it and tell us what you think.

Need Help Finding a Citation? Wondering Which Database to Use? Ask a Librarian!

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If you have a research problem – If no one else can help – You can find them –

Ask a Librarian!

The library offers help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through a variety of services: email, chat, phone, or stop by a reference desk.

We’re here for you, whenever you need help.

“Let’s Meditate” Study Break Thursday, December 10 at 6:00pm

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From mrhayata Flickr stream. No changes were made to this photo. Used within Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic license.

Get away from your work for 30 minutes.

Individuals who meditate seem to feel better, do better, and find that the practice sustains them in their personal and professional lives.

Join us on December 10th at 6 pm for a meditation study break facilitated by Gannett Health Services.

The session will take place in 106G.

No Thursday Data Consultation Walk-In Hours at Uris on December 10th or 17th

The regular Thursday walk-in hours for Data Consultation are not available December 10th or 17th.

If you need help with data, please email ciserdata@cornell.edu.

Extended Study Hours at Olin & Uris this Weekend

Olin Library will be open until midnight this Friday, December 11th and Saturday, December 12th . Uris Library will be open 24 hours a day until Thursday, December 17th when it closes at 5 pm.

Good luck with your exams and final papers. If you need help with anything, be sure to Ask a Librarian.

Study Break Opportunities at Olin and Uris Libraries

Starting on December 2nd, there will be a number of study break opportunities at Olin and Uris Libraries.

From December 4th through the 17th, there will be De-Stress Spaces available throughout the day.

 

De-Stress Table in Olin Lobby, outside Amit Bhatia Libe Cafe

  • Coloring pages, Sudoku, large scale coloring project.

De-Stress Spaces in Uris Library, Dean Room and in Tower Lounge

  • Coloring, a large scale Crossword Puzzle, jigsaw puzzles.

Special Events:

Stress-busting with Cornell Minds Matter in Olin 106G

  • “Make Your Own Trail Mix”, Relaxing Craft Projects, and Giveaways.

December 2nd 5 pm to 8 pm

December 8th 5 pm to 8 pm

December 15th 5 pm to 8 pm

Late Night Study Breaks: Free Pizza in Olin Cafe

Studying late on Tuesday December 8th or Monday December 14th?

Join us at 12:30 am on Wednesday, 12/9 and Tuesday, 12/15 for a study break with free pizza (while it lasts) in Olin’s Libe Café. (Pizza courtesy of Cornell University Library and Olin & Uris Library Outreach Committee.)

December 9th 12:30 am

December 15th 12:30 am

 

 

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