Passkey & Other Tools from the Library

Thesis Tool:  Searching the library catalog for theses and dissertations within a specific department can be tricky.  Thesis Tool allows you to choose from a list of academic disciplines, and view the matching items in the library catalog.

The off-campus Passkey bookmarklet helps you connect to databases and journals without going through the library web site.

CUL New Books lists books, e-books, and other monographs that have recently been added to the Cornell University Library collections.

 JAbbr is an online tool that helps you quickly decipher journal title abbreviations.


Registering for your ORCID iD only takes 30 seconds at Use your Cornell email address when you sign up.

Cornell ORCID IDs

The Researcher's Toolkit--a Science Immersion Program

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Register today for the Researcher's Toolkit 2021! 

Welcome to the guide for the Researcher's Toolkit, a science immersion program for maximizing your success as a scholar! Here you will find all of the library guides presented to you within the program, in one place, in addition to some library tools to make your life easier!

Online Tutorials

Kate Ghezzi-Kopel

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Kate Ghezzi-Kopel
Services and Collections Offices
Albert R. Mann Library
Cornell University
Ithaca NY 14850

Jill Powell

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Jill Powell
103A Carpenter Hall
(remote 2020)
Engineering Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Jim Morris-Knower

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Mann Library. 255-6197

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