Subject Headings

  • Americanization
  • Assimilation (Sociology)
  • Business networks
  • Children of immigrants > Cultural assimilation
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Employees > Recruiting
  • Employment > Economic theory
  • Foreign workers
  • Globalization > Economic aspects
  • Globalization > Social aspects
  • High technology industries
  • Immigrants > United States
  • Intergroup relations
  • Labor market
  • Mexican Americans > New York (State) > New York > Social conditions.
  • Mexicans > United States
  • Mexico > Emigration and immigration
  • Mexico > Relations > United States
  • Migration
  • Multiculturalism
  • Network analysis
  • New York (N.Y.) > Emigration and immigration
  • New York (N.Y.) > Ethnic relations
  • Occupational mobility
  • Social capital (sociology)
  • Social groups
  • Social integration
  • Social interaction
  • Social networks
  • Transnationalism
  • United States > Emigration and immigration

Library Website

Terms entered into the single search box on the Cornell University Library website yield a wide variety of resources including cataloged materials, articles, databases names, online journals, and library websites and repositories.  To focus your search on finding print or online  books or journal titles click on the ‘Catalog.’

Library "New" Catalog

This catalog contains the holdings of 19 Cornell University libraries (over 7 million items) including records for books, DVDs/videos, sound recordings, magazines/newspapers/journals, computer files, government documents, manuscripts and archives, maps, musical scores, and more.

You can refine your search with the "Limit your search" facets on the left.  The drop-down menu to the right of the search box allows you to change what field you are searching. (Author, Title, Keyword, Subject.)

Advanced Search

There is an advanced search available from the catalog page. Use the "Search Tips" to make your search more effective.


Beyond Cornell

To search the holdings of libraries beyond Cornell in the Worldcat Local database and click on Results at “libraries worldwide”  on the left of the results page.


Find sources in the stacks

Library of Congress Classification

Books are arranged on the shelf according to a classification system, created by the Library of Congress, that organizes them together by topic. For example, HM is sociology.

Olin Library's stack guide helps you locate the floor that contains the classification provided in the catalog for books and journals. Be sure to note information on "oversize" items on the right side of the guide.