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 Nancy Skipper at 607-255-5176 or nss3@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.

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,

SBRnet provides searchable news and market research from the National Sporting Goods Association and other industry sources on all aspects of sporting goods, sports equipment, participation, demographics, fan profiles, sports finance, sponsorship, broadcasting, media, and marketing.

Created by USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education. Contains some 53,000 audiovisual testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other acts of genocide recorded in 58 countries and in 34 languages since 1994. Most testimonies have been indexed with index terms at one-minute segments. Some videos may take 48 hours to load before viewing.

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.

Zotero and Mendeley for Citation Management

  • Zotero and Mendeley are two free, web-based tools for managing citations, organizing pdfs, and creating bibliographies.
  • Self-guided instruction in the form of tutorials, FAQs, and help are available through Zotero and Mendeley.
  • Need help transitioning from RefWorks to Zotero or Mendeley? Contact us.​