Electronic Resources

Cornell University Library is pleased to provide Cornell alumni with several library services for their personal use. If you have questions about Alumni access to these resources, please contact Wendy Wilcox at 607-254-6241 or ww83@cornell.edu.

As a Cornell alumnus, you may access these resources from the links above using your Cornell NetID. If you do not have a NetID, the Alumni Affairs Web site has instructions for requesting one.

Academic Search™ Alumni Edition is designed for the continuing education needs of post-college professionals. The database provides full text for more than 3,350 journals, as well as indexing and abstracting for more than 8,200 journals. The database offers information in nearly every area of academic study.

This resource is supported with funding from the School of Hotel Administration and the Johnson Graduate School of Management,

Adam Matthew publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world.  Collections span the social sciences and humanities and cover a multitude of topics ranging from Medieval manuscripts and Victorian moving images to ephemera from the 1960s and confidential government documents.  The Archive Explorer will help you search the collections available to Cornell University Library.

Business Source® Alumni Edition includes full-text sources ranging from general periodicals to trade publications. Additional full-text sources include country economic reports, industry reports, market research reports, and company profiles. This database includes publications in nearly every area of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, econometrics, economics, and more.

This resource is supported with funding from the School of Hotel Administration and the Johnson Graduate School of Management,

This collection contains the oldest published issues of the Cornell Alumni Magazine, from Vol. 104 (2001/02) through Vol. 109 (2006/07).

Current issues of the Cornell Alumni Magazine are available at http://cornellalumnimagazine.com.

The object of this research guide is to bring together resources available in or through the University Library, primarily Olin Library and the University Archives in the Rare and Manuscript Collections, for researching questions about the history of Cornell.

Categorized, searchable links to free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. The Cornell University Library is a member. The Digital Library includes many books full text. Those that are restricted due to copyright may still be full text searchable.

This database contains more than 1,700 law and law-related journals with a broad range of coverage. Alumni can search the database by article title, author, subject, state or country published, or by using keywords. Articles can be downloaded in a searchable PDF format.

Hospitality & Tourism Index™ (HTI) is a bibliographic database covering scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. Publications include Hotel & Motel Management, Journal of Leisure Research, and Nation's Restaurant News. Subject areas covered include the culinary arts, demographics and statistics, development and investment, food and beverage management, hospitality law, hotel management and administrative practices, leisure and business travel, market trends, technology, and more.

Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 150 billion archived web pages. The Cornell Univeristy Library has contributed many volumes to this collection.

JSTOR is a resource for research, teaching and learning that includes full-text content of more than 1,300 academic journals, and thousands of primary sources. JSTOR includes the highest-quality academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.

This resource is supported with funding from the Cornell Library.

Contains over 400 lectures on artificial intelligence, communication networks, electrical engineering, human-centered informatics, synthetic biology, and life sciences. Books are 50- to 200 pages in length, each of which synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by a prominent contributor to the field.

Contains over 400 lectures on artificial intelligence, communication networks, electrical engineering, human-centered informatics, synthetic biology, and life sciences. Books are 50- to 200 pages in length, each of which synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by a prominent contributor to the field.

Project Muse provides access to the full text of journals published by Johns Hopkins University Press and other university presses in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. Covers such fields as literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and others.

Full text access to Sage journals licensed by Cornell University Library. Also provides a searchable database for abstracts and table of contents of all Sage published journals.

A database of reference books published by SAGE covering the social sciences and education, including such areas as African American studies, aging & gerontology, anthropology, business and management, communication and media studies, counseling and psychotherapy, criminology and criminal justice, economics, education, environment, family studies, gender & sexuality studies, geography, health and social welfare, history, politics and international relations, psychology, research methods and evaluation, science, philosophy, and theology, social issues, social work and social policy,

Other resources

Unfortunately, contracts we sign with vendors prohibit us from providing alumni access to other licensed library resources. Visit your local public library to speak to a reference librarian who can explain access options in your region/state.

Access to RefWorks

RefWorks is a Web-based program that allows you to organize information—to collect, manage, and organize bibliographic citations by interfacing with databases. RefWorks also interfaces directly with Microsoft Word, making it easy to import citations and incorporate them into your writing as properly formatted footnotes or parenthetical citations according to the style of your choice.

To set up an account, go to Cornell’s RefWorks page and click "Sign up for an Individual Account." You must use your Cornell email address to set up the account. Avoid using Chrome. You will need to use the Cornell group institutional code:
RWCorIndLabRS

If you have problems setting up your account, or using RefWorks, send us your citation management question.