Student Newspapers Now Available ONline

SUNY Cortland Student Newspapers, The Hilltop Press (1942-1971),The Press (1972-1990) and The Dragon Chronicle (1990-2013) can now be accessed online through the NYS Historic Newspapers project.

NYS Historic Newspapers provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York’s unique history

                                        

 

Ask a Librarian for Research Help

As the Semester winds down, final projects, papers & finals are foremost on your mind. Don’t panic! Ask A Librarian if you have difficulties finding scholarly resources for your research paper or project! Librarians are there to help you!

You can find a Librarian at the Research Assistance Desk in the Memorial Library Lobby or connect with us through Chat, Email, Phone or by Appointment in the  “Ask A Librarian” box on the Library Tab in myRedDragon.

When you have difficulties finding resources at 2:00am in the morning: chat with a librarian through AskUs 24/7! A librarian from another part of the country will help you find resources!   Ask for Help!

‘Food for Fines’ Will Help College Food Pantry

Memorial Library is offering a unique way for students to pay their overdue library fines while helping people in need.

The Food for Fines program runs from Monday, Nov. 27 through Friday, Dec. 15. Students may pay their fines by donating non-perishable, unopened, unexpired food in cans, boxes and plastic jars. Those who do not have fines are welcome to donate food.

Students will receive $1 off their overdue fine balance for each item of food donated. Replacement costs for lost or damaged books are excluded from this program.

Donations will be accepted during business hours at The Help Center in Memorial Library. The food will be delivered to the SUNY Cortland Cupboard located at the Interfaith Center.

For more information or to donate, stop by The Help Center in Memorial Library, call them at 607-753-2500, or email thc@cortland.edu.

Kanopy Video Streaming

We would like to reintroduce Kanopy, a Netflix-like video streaming service. It can be found by visiting the Library tab in myRedDragon. By clicking the Library Databases tab, you will find Kanopy in the list of databases alphabetical by title. You can also click here to start watching:  http://cortland.kanopystreaming.com/

Kanopy offers a broad selection of over 26,000 streaming films, documentaries and training covering various educational topics and feature films: business, the arts, training, foreign language films, health sciences, media and communication, natural sciences, social sciences, teacher education and more.

Featured producers in Kanopy’s collection include Criterion Collection, PBS, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, First Run Features, BBC, Roland Collection, MVD, Seventh Art, Psychotherapy. net, Symptom, Media, Education Foundation, and hundreds of other leading producers.

The films can be watched from anywhere, anytime by all students, faculty, and staff. The films have full public performance rights (as long as groups do not charge admission for showing the film) and have unlimited simultaneous use.

In addition to being able to browse the Kanopy website, records for individual films will soon begin appearing our library discovery tool.

If there is a film you would be interested to have available on Kanopy, please contact us. Kanopy is always looking to expand its collections and they will try to have it added if possible.

New Database: Informe Académico

The library now provides access to Informe Académico

Informe Académico meets the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. Informe Académico provides quality reference material–not simply translations of English-language materials–on a powerful, easy-to-use interface configured for Spanish-speaking users, allowing researchers to analyze topics and conduct research in Spanish.

Exclusive features, including Topic Finder, InterLink, and a mobile-optimized interface, support and enhance the search experience.

New Database: Educator’s Reference Complete

The library now provides access to Educator’s Reference Complete!

Educator’s Reference Complete seeks to provide full text for titles in the Eric database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty—such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. It also provides insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy.

You can find this database in the Library Databases link on the LibraryTab in myRedDragon. Search for Educator’s Reference Complete in the alphabetical list of databases by title or Ask a Librarian!

Web of Science Database Trial

SUNYConnect has partnered with Clarivate Analytics to provide trial access to the world’s most complete and highly subscribed citation database, the Web of Science.

Access to this resource will be available from Sept 7th – November 30th, 2017, and will allow your patrons to seamlessly search the most impactful literature in the Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, all while exploring the citation connections between discoveries.

With over 140 million records, including peer reviewed journals, conference proceedings, books, patents, data sets and studies, you will discover how the Web of Science offers access to the complete research lifecycle.

Did you know that the Web of Science

  • Is the only resource that provides cover-to-cover indexing for all records available back to 1900
  • Has more records than any other provider
  • Captures all authors and affiliations for all records
  • Has been capturing funding sources since 2008
  • Offers truly multidisciplinary and global content, originating from 80 different countries in 32 languages
  • Has more than 1.4B cited references
  • Is publisher neutral, with a full time objective editorial board, indexing only the most high quality content
  • Provides the only true cited reference search, presenting all citations, regardless of source