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Books & Bytes: Librarians as Information Managers: Digital Projects

This guide is for those interested in librarianship as a career.


Libraries collaborate with faculty, publishers, artistis, designers, students, staff, companies, and others in creating these digital projects. Many meetings are involved in making these projects happen.

Digital Projects

The library also employs many people to organize and serve digital collections, such as:

eClips is video clip collection on entrepreneurship, business, and leadership. Find an example of a teenage entrepreneur. - research papers in physics, computer science, mathematics, and other scientific communities.

eCommons@Cornell is the university's collection of scholarly information by faculty, staff, and students. See Cornell Engineering Quarterly and BEE 453 Computer Aided Engineering student projects.


The Kinematic Models for Design Digital Library (K-MODDL) is a resource for learning and teaching the principles of kinematics. Includes moving mechanical models. K-MODDL is supported by the National Science Foundation, produced by Cornell University Library, and is included in the National Science Digital Library.

 Scholars@Cornell transcends campus, college and department divides to provide an integrated view of the life sciences at Cornell. VIVO has been extended to engineering, physical sciences, and mathematics as well. Browse and search for faculty, research and educational activities, facilities, and tools.

Cornell University Library partnered with Google Inc. to digitize approximately 500,000 materials from its collections and make them available online using Google Book Search Library. Cornell is the 27th institution to join the Google Book Search Library project. Search for a book by Frederick Douglas. What was he known for?

 This is a sample of projects from a more complete list of digital initiatives at Cornell University Library.

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