Rare Books & Mss.

The Library's Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections (RMC) includes 400,000 printed volumes, more than 70 million manuscripts, and another million photographs, paintings, prints, and other visual media. The collections on European History and Culture include the largest compilation of materials on the French Revolution held outside of Paris.

French Language & Linguistics

Image: Rene Magritte's painting, The Treachery of Images (This is Not a Pipe) (La trahison des images [Ceci n'est pas une pipe])

René Magritte. The Treachery of Images (This is Not a Pipe) (La trahison des images [Ceci n'est pas une pipe]), 1929. (LACMA collection)

This research guide identifies resources held in the Reference collections of Olin and Uris Libraries, materials accessible online, and in the general stacks. It is a selective list, so be sure to search the Library Catalog and Databases list to find more resources than can be listed here.

Language Resource Center

The Language Resource Center

is a unit in the College of Arts and Sciences that supports language teaching and learning. The LRC is located in Stimson Hall, next to Olin Library. We maintain a student facility with technology-based resources and environments for language learning. The LRC also supports teachers in materials development. Our support team includes a director, administrator, web director, and A/V developer. Finally, the LRC arranges and sponsors events of intellectual interest to language teachers, with usually six to eight invited speakers each year.

Subject librarian

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Susette Newberry
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106A Olin Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853