Banned Books Week

Learn about the events planned for Banned Books Week, September 26 through October 2nd, 2021

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Cornell alum Kurt Vonnegut, whose novel Slaughterhouse Five has a long history of being censorsed and suppressed.

Welcome!

This course guide contains links and references to a variety of scholarly information resources, both online and in print, available through the Cornell University Library. For even more, see the complete library Research Guides listing.


This class will cover:

Reference Sources for Background Material
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
Borrow Direct 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

Need help? Ask a Librarian!

Land Acknowledgment

Cornell University is located on the traditional homelands of the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' (the Cayuga Nation). The Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' are members of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, an alliance of six sovereign Nations with a historic and contemporary presence on this land. The Confederacy precedes the establishment of Cornell University, New York state, and the United States of America. We acknowledge the painful history of Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' dispossession, and honor the ongoing connection of Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' people, past and present, to these lands and waters.

Subject Librarian

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Fred Muratori
My contact Info:
106 Olin Library
Cornell University
(607) 255-6662
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Library Tutorials -- Teach Yourself!

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:

How to Navigate the Library Home Page

How to Use Search Terms

Using Wikipedia to Start Your Research -- But Not End There!

How to Find a Book in the Library

Using Passkey to Access Remote Resources