This week is Banned Books Week, which the American Library Association describes as ” an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community –- librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, [...]
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On August 1, the University of Chicago will join the Borrow Direct system, meaning you will have access to University of Chicago library items through the rapid cross-library borrowing system. Within Borrow Direct, you can access nearly 50 million items and be assured that they will be delivered quicker than traditional ILL means. To date, [...]
WANTED: STUDENTS WITH OPINIONS (ABOUT YOUR LIBRARY) Share your likes and dislikes about the Cornell Library & receive a $10 Manndible gift card as a thank you! How? Sign up to be on a Cornell Library-sponsored panel on April 16 from 1-3 pm. No preparation necessary—just come and tell us what you [...]
If you’re stuck in C’town or the Engineering Quad and need to return library books, now you can – our book drop is back, located outside of Carpenter Hall bythe Campus Road entrance. The drop is available 24/7, Monday-Friday, and checked daily during the week for book returns so you won’t have to worry about late [...]
April 2, 2012 — General News
Our app this week is simple – it allows you to keep track of all your RSS feeds in one place on your mobile. The Early Edition (in it’s second edition now) is for iPad and iPhone allows you to single out certain feeds on the topics you care most about. Stay up to date [...]
February 27, 2012 — General News
Our app of the week is SciFri, an app that feeds you current and relevant news stories in the sciences and more. Per their website, the app features ”NPR’s Science Friday®, with Ira Flatow. Tasty bytes – audio and video – of lively and thoughtful ideas with the experts, from Oliver Sacks to Jane Goodall, Francis [...]
RefWorks has changed their formatting slightly. The main menus remain the same and there are additional side functions to utilize, such as announcements from RefWorks and Cornell. Refworks has a great CampusGuide to access whether your’re a beginner or pro at using RefWorks in your papers. See the guide here. Still feel stuck? Contact our [...]
This week’s app is for Android users in the engineering fields wanting to keep current with science trends and news. Per the download site, ” [t]he app gives readers access to all PhysOrg.com content via your Android device. The app features all categories on PHYSOrg.com with real-time sync.” Download here and at the Android App market!
The Math Department hosts multiple seminars and colloquia throughout the semester. See the latest happenings at this link here: http://www.math.cornell.edu/Colloquia/bulletin.html There’s even a few events to attend today!
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