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Orientation ’14 Events at Olin, Kroch and Uris

Walking Tours of Olin, Kroch, and Uris  – Uris Library upper lobby

Home to the social sciences and humanities collections, these three libraries contain rich resources for the entire Cornell community. Start in Uris Library’s upper lobby; duration of tour is about 40 minutes.

Friday, August 22nd at 10 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm
Saturday, August 23rd at 1 pm and 3 pm (No RMC tours on Saturday)
Monday, August 25th at 10 am and 1 pm
Tuesday, August 26th at 3 pm
Wednesday, August 27th at 3 pm
Thursday, August 28th at 3 pm
Friday, August 29th at 3 pm

Exploring Cornell’s Rare Books and Manuscripts - Rotunda on the top floor of Kroch Library

Cornell’s richest historical treasures live underground in Kroch Library, home to the Library’s rare books, manuscripts, photographs, and archives. The collections span from ancient cuneiform tablets, to an original manuscript of the Gettysburg Address written in Abraham Lincoln’s own hand, to comic books and hip hop.

Meet at the Rotunda on the top floor of Kroch Library, about 40 minutes after the start of the Olin, Kroch, and Uris tours. Duration of the tour is about 20 minutes

Friday, August 22nd at 10:40 am, 1:40 pm, and 3:40 pm
Monday, August 25th at 10:40 am and 1:40 pm
Tuesday, August 26th at 3:40 pm
Wednesday, August 27th at 3:40 pm
Thursday, August 28th at 3:40 pm
Friday, August 29th at 3:40 pm

New Students Only: Introduction to Library Research – Uris Classroom B05 (Gallery Level)

Save time and learn how to get the most out of Cornell Library with a one-hour, hands-on session about using databases, the library catalog, and print materials that aren’t online.

Friday, August 22nd at 2 pm
Saturday, August 23rd at 2 pm
Monday, August 25th at 11 am
Wednesday, August 27th at 4:30 pm
Friday, August 29th at 11 am
Thursday, September 4th at 4:30 pm

Introduction to American Academic Libraries – Olin Library 106G Classroom

Welcome, International Students! This one-hour event is for students with little or no experience using American academic libraries. Learn about American academic libraries and how to use Cornell’s library

Friday, August 22nd at 11 am
Monday, August 25th at 2 pm

Finding Your Way: Maps 101 – Lower Level of Olin Library

Love maps? Visit the Maps and Geospatial Information Collection to learn how to navigate these popular resources.  Discover GIS, mapping software, and scanning workstations.

Tuesday, August 26th at 2 pm
Wednesday, August 27th at 2 pm
Thursday, August 28th at 2 pm
Friday, August 29th at 2 pm

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