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Crimson connection

The trip to Cambridge just got shorter: With Harvard University Library now an official lender in the Borrow Direct consortium, books from Harvard will get to Cornell faster than ever before. In addition to Cornell, Brown, Columbia, Dartmouth, Harvard, MIT, Penn, Princeton and Yale participate in Borrow Direct, which has more than 50 million volumes. […]

For your listening pleasure

A world of symphonies, operas, jazz performances and much more are only a few mouseclicks away for music enthusiasts and serious aficionados alike. Through the Music Library’s website, any listener with a NetID can find streaming audio and video performances from searchable databases. Many record labels’ catalogs are online, and digitized scores and text are […]

Competitive edge

Research tips, online resources, expert commentary and 700,000 volumes are on Cornell Law Library’s new blog, the Competitive Edge. Nine regular contributors are attorneys, librarians and information management specialists. Features like “Olympics and the law” will help the research community stay current in the field, and the Cornell law community – including students and alumni – […]

Rare, but not remote

Some of the Cornell’s greatest treasures are joining the social media movement: The library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections is now on Facebook. Becoming a fan of the page means access to news about RMC collections, new acquisitions and events. Images and descriptions of newly arrived materials include a Nellie Bly board game from about 1890 […]