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Library bugs out

After a major expansion, Cornell University Library’s world-class entomology collection is online and available to the public. Researchers interested in insect biology and pest management can search the Comstock Collection’s 35,000 titles (including many new e-books) as well as the library’s relevant databases, journals and books. The new site also has quick links to entomology dissertations […]

Combative bugs

The second season of Monster Bug Wars premieres on the Science Channel Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 10 p.m. EST. The seven shows feature the behavior of predatory arthropods (spiders, insects, centipedes, scorpions, amblypygids, crabs) that come into conflict with one another. The show’s human stars, Linda Rayor, Department of Entomology senior research associate and senior lecturer, […]

Backfile to the future

In the constant quest for 24/7 digital access, Mann’s virtual Entomology Library is focusing on expanding its historical backfiles of entomology journals. Electronic subscriptions usually include a journal’s most recent 10 or 15 years, but they don’t necessarily cover content that goes the whole way back to the beginning of a journal’s publication. Mann Library […]