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New Library Annex Website

I am happy to announce the newly redesigned Library Annex website: http://annex.library.cornell.edu/. It separates the public and staff-only...

Confluence is now fixed. Public access to Confluence NO LONGER blocked

Confluence is now fixed.


CIT has completed the Confluence upgrades and fixed the security issue. Public Confluence sites, such as labs.library.cornell.edu and the Research Data...

Entomology Library closing Friday, June 1st

June 1st is the last day of operations of the Entomology Library in Comstock Hall. The move of all remaining items from Entomology to Mann Library will commence on Monday, June 4th. The...

Library Forum: 3 announcements in 1

The Library Forum Steering Committee would like to remind all of you that:


1.  Today is the last day to vote in this year’s Library Forum election.  You have until 5:...

Nominations now open for Academic Assembly Steering Committee

All members of the Academic Assembly are invited to submit nominations for the Academic Assembly Steering Committee (AASC). Self-nominations are welcome and encouraged. One current member,...

Discovery Metadata Librarian

I am pleased to announce that Steven Folsom will be joining us around August 1st as our Discovery Metadata Librarian.  Steven is currently a Metadata Librarian for the Image Collection...

The Library Outside the Library (LOL) Committee is looking for new members!

LOL finds, configures, distributes, and assesses electronic tools and services that take the library to its users, wherever they may be, with an emphasis on non-library spaces. We are not afraid...

Last chance: Library Forum listening session 6/1, confidential drop box until 6/5

The last of the staff survey-related listening sessions will be hosted by Lance Heidig on


Friday, June 1st, 10-11 a.m. in Olin 106G. 


Lance is doing this so...

Take One: May 29, 2012 (Information Literacy Immersion)

CUL hosted a very successful workshop on information literacy last week and I’m pleased to turn over this week’s Take One to Janet McCue to report on it. 

New role for Jessica Withers

Please join me in welcoming Jessica Withers to her new role as the Communications and Development Assistant for the consolidated Catherwood, Management, and Nestlé Libraries. Most of you...