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, database 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" link on the library homepage.

Library 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 in. (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.

The advanced search allows for more precision.

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.