Welcome to Olin & Uris Libraries

Library staff are available to help you virtually, and look forward to welcoming you in person! Find information about Covid-19 era modified services here:


Ask a librarian 24/7: online 24/7

Don't pay for stuff!

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Never pay for an article or book or access to resources.

In most cases (except for textbooks), the Cornell Library has online journals, newspapers, magazines, ebooks and print books, or can get them for you at no charge to you!

Passkey can help you find it at Cornell, or Ask a Librarian.

Library research for your class: key steps

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Finding Context: reference sources for background
  Find topic summaries, key concepts, terminology and reference lists

Finding Books
  Find items held at Cornell (books, journal holdings, etc.)

Finding Articles
  Find articles, essays, book chapters and monographs

Requesting items not available at Cornell
  BorrowDirect and Interlibrary Loan

Evaluating your sources
  Some tips on how to evaluate the sources you've found

Citing your sources
  Guides and Resources for preparing your bibliography

Getting Help:  Ask a Librarian!

See the Library's Introduction to Research web page for more tips and strategies.

Subject Librarian

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Olin & Uris Libraries
Research and Learning Services
Walk-in Reference,
104 Olin Library
(607) 255-4144