Mann Library

Mann Library supports the instruction, research, and extension programs of Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and College of Human Ecology.

Research Help:
No matter where you are in the research process, we encourage you to ask for help and to make use of information consulting services.

Options for help include email (, Chat 24/7 (linked from pages on the Cornell Libraries websites) and in-person assistance at Mann Library (Monday through Friday from 9 to 4).

For more information consult the Ask a Librarian page of the Cornell Libraries website.

Important Resources

These resources provided by Cornell Libraries will make the research process easier for you.  Check them out!

The home page for all Cornell University libraries links you to the library catalog where you can search for books and other publications, over 700 databases where you can find articles and many useful services and resources.

search box on library home page with database link

Information on remote access to resources:

Research guides on many topics and skills (like citing sources, creating an annotated bibliography, and finding the best sources for your topic). All guides have been created by Cornell librarians

Passkey Library Guide -- This guide provides critical information if you use Google or Google Scholar or another web browser and want to access scholarly articles.