Beginning with the Library web site, you can quickly access a large variety of resources, including two different catalogs. Finding material in print at Cornell and beyond can be a time consuming process. Sure, you can find any book quickly, but to do quality research you need to know how to find all the books and articles on your topic and then figure out which ones to use. In Southeast Asian Studies especially, there is no one stop shopping for resources. You must use a variety of catalogs, databases, indexes, bibliographies and Internet search engines to get it all. This means you need to start early and work steadilly to get the job done right. To begin, take some time to familiarize yourself with how to use the catalogs and how to begin researching in the library by accessing the links below or those in the box to the left.