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Africana Library

The Africana Library provides a specialized collection concentrating on the social and political dimensions of the history and culture of peoples of African descent.

Hotel Library

The Hotel Library houses books, videos, journals, and databases related to the administration of hotels, motels, clubs, restaurants, and other institutions in the hospitality industry. Subject areas on the analysis, financing, investing, controlling, and planning of a hospitality corporations assets; management of restaurants, lodging facilities, clubs, catering and special events, casinos, spas, beverage operations; hospitality facilities and operations; business communications, cookery, franchising, hospitality law, real estate, service marketing, tourism and travel.

Medical Library (Weill Cornell Medical College)

The Weill Cornell Medical Library serves the faculty, staff, and students of the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College and Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University, in New York City . The collection includes print and audiovisual materials and provides electronic access to health-sciences information on medicine, nursing, and psychiatry. There is an active interlibrary loan program between the libraries on the Ithaca campus and the Weill Cornell Medical Library.

Annex (CU Library)

The Library Annex is primarily a storage facility for lesser-used materials from the collections of CUL. While the majority of materials at the Annex are books, it also contains more than 27,500 cubic feet of manuscript material from the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections and the Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives.

Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) Library

Its resources support the instructional, research, and extension programs of ILR, concentrating in the areas of collective bargaining, economic and social statistics, labor and employment law, labor economics, labor history, labor unions, human resources, income security, international and comparative labor relations, negotiation and conflict resolution, and organizational behavior.

The library's Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives is a major repository for labor union archives, union constitutions, collective bargaining agreements, rare pamphlets, oral histories, and other primary materials for research in industrial and labor relations. The center maintains collections of photographs, recordings, and films relevant to labor history and acquires microfilm copies of primary source materials, the originals of which are located in other repositories.

Medical Library Archives

The Archives of NewYork Weill Cornell Medical Center contains original records that document the history and present-day activities of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (formerly The New York Hospital), the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College and Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University, and the many other institutions that merged to form the current medical center

Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research (CISER) Data Archive

Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research Data Archive (CISER) provides a centralized facility of information services for machine-readable data files, their acquisition, storage, maintenance, and processing.

Kroch Library (Rare and Manuscript Collections)

Kroch Library houses renowned Asia Collections and Rare and Manuscript Collections.


Music Library

The Sidney Cox Library of Music and Dance displays a broad collection covers all styles and genres of music and dance, and includes books and periodicals, printed music, and sound and video recordings. The collection contains art music of all periods, and popular, jazz, and vernacular music from around the world.

Engineering Library

The Engineering Library's collections primarily support the research and teaching of the schools and departments in the College of Engineering . These include applied and engineering physics, civil and environmental engineering, chemical engineering, computer science, electrical engineering and computer engineering, geological sciences, materials science and engineering, operations research and industrial engineering, and theoretical and applied mechanics.

Law Library

The Cornell Law Library combines the strengths of a large collection of printed legal research materials and computer-based information resources accessible from numerous computer terminals.

Olin Library

More than half of Cornell University Library's total collection is housed in Olin and Kroch Libraries. The general collections represent the array of disciplines in social sciences and humanities, and extensive research-level materials are available in philosophy, religion, classics, government, political science, history, economics, history of science, linguistics, and literature.

Entomology Library

The primary subjects of this library are general and applied entomology; related areas include parasitology, medical entomology, ecology, zoological nomenclature, and allied orders of arthropods.

Management Library

The Management collection includes books, periodicals and newspapers as well as electronic access to materials on the business disciplines. Topics covered in depth are accounting, commerce, corporate data, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, investments, leadership, management, marketing, organizational behavior, and quantitative methods.

Physical Sciences Library

The Edna McConnell Clark Library makes available research-level as well as instructional-level resources in organic, inorganic, analytical, polymer, and physical chemistry; and low-temperature, condensed-matter, surface, nuclear, and high-energy physics. Materials research, astronomy, astrophysics, and optics sources are also collected. Specialized information services (e.g., INSPEC, SciFinder Scholar, Beilstein Crossfire) are available through the Library Gateway.

Fine Arts Library

An art and architecture library including books, journals, CDs and videos on the visual arts, architecture, and city and regional planningThe emphasis of the collections is on the cultures of the West; visual arts materials on East Asia and Southeast Asia are in the Wason and Echols collections in Kroch Library.

Mann Library

Mann Library primarily supports instruction, research, and extension activities in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the College of Human Ecology , and the Division of Nutritional Sciences. Mann's rich and varied collection includes books, journals, and databases in the fields of agriculture, plant and animal sciences, nutrition, food science, biology and biotechnology, natural resources and environmental sciences, textiles, and selected social sciences (applied economics, communication, design, education, family studies, housing, human development, human ecology, human services, and rural sociology).

Uris Library

Uris Library opened in 1891 as Cornell's first library building. Uris contains the White Library, a library within a library specially designed to hold the private collection of Cornell's first president, Andrew Dickson White, which currently contains holdings in American and world history and the A.D. White Medallion Collection. While it provides abundant study space, the library is also heavily used for its core collection of multiple copies of basic titles in the humanities and social sciences.

Geneva Experiment Station

Cornell's New York State Agricultural Experiment Station campus, in Geneva, New York, is a critical resource for agricultural research in the state of New York . The collection documents the progress of crop science, horticulture, pomology, plant pathology, entomology, and food science technology over the last 150 years, and emphasizes research enhancing fruit and vegetable production of economic importance to the state of New York . The Geneva Library also has one of the finest collections of books and journals on viticulture (grape growing) and enology (wine making) in the nation.

Math Library

The Mathematics Library supports campus-wide research and instruction in mathematics, statistics, applied mathematics, mathematics education and the history of these subjects.

Veterinary Library

The Flower-Sprecher Library holds an internationally recognized collection of materials on veterinary medicine and animal culture. Related strengths include immunology, microbiology, parasitology, pharmacology, physiology, and human medicine.