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.

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…

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…

The Berg Fashion Library provides integrated text and image content about world dress and fashion throughout history. The database offers fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of Berg content collections, including the Encyclopedia…

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.…

Provides full text online access to the complete 300-plus volumes of Cambridge Histories reference series. Provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.

CareerBeam helps you manage your job search by offering value and skills assessment tests and then helping you create a resume and cover letter. CareerBeam then offers databases of companies and job ads. Under Research Tools, view Industry…

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 …

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…

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

About 50 e-journals in the e-Duke Journals Scholarly Collections, primarily in arts, humanities, and the social sciences.

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…

Law Journal Library contains more than 1,700 law and law-related journals with a broad range of coverage. ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals contains digital access to over 100 ABA-related periodicals including 44 periodicals previously only…

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…

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 University 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…

Mergent Archives is an online database that allows you to access a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents. Mergent Archives contains more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries.

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Sports Market Analytics 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…

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…

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.​