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Overview of Cornell Libraries: CUL Catalogs

CUL Catalog

Features of the Cornell Catalog:

Includes all of Cornell's subscribed e-books, journal titles, recent issues of print journals, and books on order or in the process of being added to the collection.

Better records for some law, music, rare book, and manuscript resources, as well as items in some large online historical collections.

Ability to browse by subject heading -- subheadings.

Ability to search by call number.

Search tips:

Search by title, journal title, author or begin with a relevance keyword search

CUL & Beyond--Worldcat Local Catalog

Features of the Worldcat Local Catalog:

Many resources from Cornell and from libraries beyond Cornell

Defaults to keyword search

Includes some articles from several OCLC databases (see the Finding Articles tab for more complete coverage)

Search tips:

To search for an exact title, or phrase, use quotation marks (e.g. "near east")

Use the Advanced Search to search by author, title, or subject and to limit by language, format, date or date range

To search for variations of a word, enter at least three letters of the terms followed by a question mark (?) or asterisk (*)
For example, politi? or politi* retrieves records that contain politics or political.

After viewing results, you may Refine Your Search to a specific format (e.g., journals, dvds,), year, language, etc.