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  • Citation Management | Cornell University Library
    formatted footnotes or citations into a paper and create a properly formatted bibliography Which citation management programs are used at Cornell Individuals at Cornell use a variety of programs The Cornell University Library currently supports RefWorks EndNote Zotero and Mendeley Comparison of Citation Management Software RefWorks EndNote Zotero Papers Mendeley For help choosing a citation manager contact us Need help with citation mangement software Send us your question RefWorks is a web based tool from Proquest for managing citations and bibliographies It is free for all Cornell students staff faculty and alumni First time users must set up an account Using RefWorks with Selected Cornell Databases Free campus workshops on RefWorks Olin Uris Library and Mann Library Self guided instruction in the form of tutorials FAQ and webinars are available through RefWorks Zotero is a free open source web based tool for managing citations organizing pdfs and creating bibliographies Free campus workshops on Zotero Olin Uris Library and Mann Library Self guided instruction in the form of tutorials FAQ and help are available through Zotero Mendeley is a free web based tool for managing references creating bibliographies and pdf organizer Free campus workshops on Mendeley Mann Library Self guided instruction

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  • Collections Overview | Cornell University Library
    to grow at a rapid pace Subject Strengths The Library has long been known for its nationally prominent collections in Southeast Asia studies industrial relations viticulture and Old Norse and Icelandic materials as well as for solid research level collections in agriculture astronomy chemistry classics French history and literature human development mathematics medieval studies microbiology North European language and literature physics and western European social sciences The Library s material and digital collections are administered by a large staff of expert subject librarians Contact List for Subject Librarians Collection Policies by Subjects Request Form for Library Purchases Digital Collections A leader in digital library research and development since the early 1990 s CUL is building collections with local and global partners as well as licensing access to a rapidly expanding collection of electronic resources in all fields of scholarship We have extensive holdings of electronic journals books primary texts of various kinds digital images of fine artworks from around the globe statistical data files and hundreds of indexes abstracts and search tools Registry of Cornell Digital Library Collections Rare Book Manuscript Collections Cornell University s rare book and manuscript collections date from the founding of the University in 1865 Andrew Dickson White Cornell s co founder and first president was a life long book collector who believed that deep collections of primary resources are central to scholarship and teaching These founding ideas continue to guide Cornell s collection building policies to this day Collections of rare materials are primarily found in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections in Carl A Kroch Library but several other campus libraries including Catherwood Law and Mann maintain rare materials as well Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections Kheel Center for Labor Management Documentation Archives Albert R Mann Library Law Library Exhibitions Library exhibitions

    Original URL path: http://www.library.cornell.edu/aboutus/collections/strength (2013-12-09)
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  • Current Awareness | Cornell University Library
    title and select Click set up alert or create RSS feed from publication page ISI s Web of Science conduct a publication name search Click on Search History Click Save History Create Alert button and choose frequency of alert options are weekly or monthly Publisher provided TOC alerts Another option is to sign up for TOC alerts sent directly from publishers of journals or article databases to which Cornell University subscribes This usually requires creating an individual profile at a publisher s Web site Blogs Blogs began as online personal journals but they have emerged as broad Web tools with many applications and they re some of the most effective current awareness tools because they allow for direct participation and feedback and are often updated frequently In conjunction with RSS feeds most blogs offer a subscription feature that allows for content to be sent directly to subscribers Cornell Library staff maintain several blogs including Shelf Life the Cornell Chronicle s blog on all things Library Problem Solved the blog for the Engineering Math and Physical Sciences EMPS Libraries Olin Uris Libraries what s up on the south side of the Arts Quad Ask A Librarian questions and answers from the Library s reference staff History CUL news of interest to historians from the Cornell Library RSS Feeds RSS some people say it stands for Rich Site Summary some people say it stands for Really Simple Syndication is a format for publishing web content It s used to push timely information and updates to people who subscribe to RSS feeds What s so cool about it is you can collect a bunch of feeds in one place your reader or news aggregator log in whenever you like and see what s new You don t have to visit all the web sites one at a time and you don t have to waste your time with old news See the library s guide to Keeping Current with News and Research for a more detailed explanation of RSS Facebook Twitter Social networking tools such as Facebook and Twitter help you keep up with the day to day operations of the Library Facebook is the world s most popular social networking too and Twitter is a microblogging platform that uses short mobile accessible updates Some of the Library s Facebook pages include Cornell University Library The Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections The Human Sexuality Collection The Hip Hop Collection Cornell Hotel School Library Examples of Cornell Library Twitter accounts include Cornell University Library news Olin Library Nestlé Library Hotel School Management Library Johnson School To find additional Cornell University Twitter accounts view the Twitter library guide Social Bookmarking and beyond Have you read this new article Word of mouth between colleagues is an excellent way to keep current Several services attempt to replicate this experience online Social Bookmarking sites allow you to save references and bookmarks to an online account which you may choose to share with others You may also browse

    Original URL path: http://www.library.cornell.edu/resrch/current (2013-12-09)
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  • Introduction to Research | Cornell University Library
    What are the author s credentials educational background past writing experience in this area Have you seen the author s name cited in other sources or bibliographies Respected authors are cited frequently by other scholars For this reason always note names that appear in many different sources Year of publication Is the source current or out of date for your topic Topic areas of continuing and rapid development such as the sciences demand more current information Topics in the humanities often require material that was written many years ago Edition Is this a first edition Later editions indicate a source has been revised and updated Multiple printings or editions may indicate that the work has become a standard source in the area and is reliable Publisher Is it a university press or a large reputable publisher C ontent analysis Intentions Read the preface book or abstract article to determine the author s intentions Scan the table of contents and the index to get a broad overview of the material covered Note whether bibliographies are included Intended audience What type of audience is the author addressing Is this source too elementary too technical too advanced or just right for your needs Objective reasoning Is the information fact opinion or propaganda It is not always easy to separate fact from opinion Does the information appear to be valid and well researched or is it questionable and unsupported by evidence Is the author s point of view objective and impartial Is the language free of emotion rousing words or bias Coverage Does the work update other sources substantiate other materials you have read or add new information You should explore enough sources to obtain a variety of viewpoints Is the material primary or secondary in nature Primary sources are the raw material of the research process secondary sources are based on primary sources Writing style Is the publication organized logically Are the main points clearly presented Do you find the text easy to read Is the author repetitive Evaluative reviews books Locate critical reviews of books in a reviewing source such as Book Review Digest Is the book considered a valuable contribution to the field Does the reviewer mention other books that might be better If so locate these sources Do the various reviewers agree on the value or attributes of the book or has it aroused controversy among the critics Evaluating Web resources Purpose Occasionally Web sites pretending to be objective have a hidden agenda and may be trying to persuade promote or sell something What is the purpose or motive for the site e g educational commercial entertainment promotional Is the site trying to sell you something How easy is it to differentiate advertisement from content Based on your knowledge is the information factual opinion propaganda et cetera Who is the intended audience and how is this reflected in the organization and presentation of the site Authority Is the author identifiable Look for links that say Who We Are About This

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  • Research Consultation | Cornell University Library
    edu Status Select Cornell Undergraduate Student Cornell Graduate Student Cornell Faculty Cornell Staff Other Select a library Select Adelson Library Lab of Ornithology Africana Library Engineering Library Entomology Library Fine Arts Library Geneva Library Hotel Library Industrial amp Labor Relations Library Kroch Library Asia Kroch Library Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections Management Library Mann Library Agriculture Life Sciences and Selected Social Sciences Mathematics Library Music Library Olin Library Humanities amp Social Sciences Physical Sciences Library Uris Library Humanities amp Social Sciences Veterinary Library Weill Cornell Medical Library New York City Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar Distributed eLibrary If you re not sure which library choose Olin Library Type of research Select short paper 10 pages or less longer paper more than 10 pages senior honors thesis master s thesis or dissertation presentation assisting faculty with research other Your deadline If this is an assignment the course Describe your research topic and needs Please describe your assignment or project and if available include information on the type of resources you need If you haven t done so please also include information on when your research is due and when you are generally available to meet Select a library from the list below or send your request to Olin Library if you are unsure which one to contact The staff will confer with subject specialists and refer your request appropriately A reference staff member or subject librarian can assist you in Finding information resources in print or online Planning a research strategy Designing catalog and database searches Conducting literature searches for grant proposals or other reports Navigating to journal articles images data sources or digital texts Using citation management software such as RefWorks or EndNote A few examples of typical research consultations include Undergraduate students Writing course term papers or honors

    Original URL path: http://www.library.cornell.edu/resrch/rsrchform (2013-12-09)
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  • Borrowing and Delivery | Cornell University Library
    request items in other Cornell libraries Faculty Office Delivery request book delivery to faculty department offices Library Annex request Library Annex book delivery to other campus libraries or faculty offices Articles from Cornell libraries Document Delivery fee may apply Articles from the Library Annex Document Delivery no fee Requesting items from other institutions Borrow Direct For Cornell students faculty and staff Borrow books that are currently unavailable at Cornell not

    Original URL path: http://www.library.cornell.edu/svcs/borrow (2013-12-09)
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  • Digitization, Publishing, and Copyright | Cornell University Library
    from Cornell University Library Google Cornell Digitization Initiative Project Showcase Billie Jean Isbell Andean Collection Images from the Andes Bolivian Pamphlets Collection Cornell Daily Sun Muller Kluge Conversations between Heiner Muller and Alexander Kluge Scholarly Publishing Scholarly communication comprises the creation exchange dissemination evaluation registration and archiving of the outcomes of research and other scholarly activities Cornell University Library offers the following services in support of new modes of scholarly

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  • Disability Services | Cornell University Library
    into MP3s and other audio files In addition Premier Literacy Suite of assistive software is installed in most Ithaca campus libraries exceptions are the Library Annex and the Olin Library Rare and Manuscripts Collection See the interactive campus map for a complete list of assistive technology installations around campus Click the library name and full details to see the list of all software available on public workstations Or use the Assistive Technology filter at the right hand side of the map to select specific software and view library locations where the software can be found Access to Materials Library staff will page materials for you or you may use any of the services listed below Delivery Services See Delivery section of Borrowing and Delivery page for all service options Library to Library Book Delivery Service You can request that materials be paged and sent to the library of your choice Document Delivery Services Library staff will scan a book chapter or journal article and send it to you as a PDF via e mail to view on your own computer This service is free for patrons with temporary or permanent disabilities Please note this on the request form Borrow Direct If Cornell does not own a particular book that you would like access to or Cornell s copy is checked out to someone you can search for the item in Borrow Direct Borrow Direct is a shared database of partnering institutions that share materials by shipping them rapidly to one another for a 42 day loan period Turnaround is usually 1 week or less Interlibrary Loan Materials that Cornell does not own and that are not available through Borrow Direct are requestable through Interlibrary Loan HathiTrust Enhanced Access In participation with HathiTrust Cornell University Library CUL can provide access for

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