The tutorials linked below will give you the basic knowledge you'll need to effectively navigate the Cornell Library web site and the skills that will enable you to find the information you need for your assignments:
Click on the tabs above for links and references to a variety of literary and historical resources, both online and in print, available through the Cornell University Library. For even more resources, see our subject-specific library guides.
This class will cover:
Reference Sources for Background Material
Find topic overviews, key concepts, terminology and reference lists
Find items held at Cornell (books, journal holdings, etc.)
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
Ask a Librarian!