NYT & WSJ Digital Subscriptions

Memorial Library is pleased to provide Students, Faculty and Staff access to The New York Times and Wall Street Journal Digital Editions. You may access your own free subscription to both on your desktop or mobile device. Instructions to subscribe can be found:

Your ILLiad Account

For those of you who use Interlibrary Loan, please be aware that ILLiad credentials now need to be verified annually for requests to be processed. If you haven’t already done so, please sign into your ILLiad account now to update/verify your information (make sure your department is correct).

Fun Distraction: Good News Girl

Sample postings from That Good News Girl

With so much negativity on social media get a FUN & POSITIVE story pushed to you everyday by “That Good News Girl” Jenn.

Get your daily happy content on …
Facebook – https://m.facebook.com/p/That-Good-News-Girl-100090699392443/
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/thatgoodnewsgirl/
TikTok – https://www.tiktok.com/discover/That-good-news-girl


Fun Distraction: New Calves

Images of cows and calfsIt’s New York State Fair time again!!! And that means the cows are in the Birthing Center having babies. If you are interested in seeing the baby calves or watching the cows deliver, you can check it out LIVE Streamed on YouTube. You can watch until the NYS Fair is over on Labor Day, 9/4/23. Today we welcomed Zoie 80lbs and Stacey 82lbs. Stacey’s mother was born at the NYS Fair’s very first birthing center in 2013.

Live Stream – https://www.youtube.com/live/zJn_RmNzuro?feature=shared

Also check out …

YouTube Channel – https://youtube.com/@NYAnimalAgricultureCoalition

Online – https://www.nyanimalag.org/birthing-center/

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/NYAnimalAg

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/nyanimalag/


Fun Distraction: Cooking for Levi

Image of child eating as well several dishes

“Cooking for Levi” is the cutest cooking experience on social media. Watch as Chef Dad expands 2 year old Levi’s palate and helps him learn through food.

What will Levi choose to eat today? His dad will be up to the task!!! Watch on your favorite social media platform …
TikTok – https://www.tiktok.com/@cookingforlevi
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/cookingforlevi/
YouTube – https://youtube.com/@Cookingforlevi
Website – https://www.cookingforlevi.com/


Library Hours for Late Summer/Fall 2023

Late Summer/Fall 2023 Library Hours

Information on available library services is available via our Library Resources guide, including information on Memorial Library’s Testing Center.

Post-Summer Session Hours (August 2 – August 27)
Monday – Friday – Open 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
Saturday – Sunday – CLOSED
**Thursday August 17 – Open 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

First Week of Classes (August 28 – Sept 4)
Monday – Thursday – Open 7:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday – Open 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday – Open 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday – Open 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
**Closed September 4 (Labor Day)

Regular Hours (Sept. 5 – Dec. 3)
Monday – Thursday – Open 7:45 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Friday – Open 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday – Open 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday – Open 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Fall Break (Oct. 13 – Oct. 17)
Friday Oct. 13 – Open 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday Oct. 14 – CLOSED
Sunday Oct. 15 – CLOSED
Monday Oct. 16 – Open 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday Oct. 17 – Open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 21 – Nov. 26)
Tuesday Nov. 21 – Open 7:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Nov. 22 – Open 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday Nov. 23 – Saturday Nov. 25 – CLOSED
Sunday Nov. 26 – Open 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Extended Hours (Dec. 4 – Dec. 15)
Monday Dec. 4 – Thursday Dec. 7 – Open 7:45 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Friday Dec. 8 – Open 7:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday Dec. 9 – Open 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sunday Dec. 10 – Open 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Monday Dec. 11 – Thursday Dec. 14 – Open 7:45 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Friday Dec. 15 – Open 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(Hours are subject to change)

Off-Campus Authentication

Memorial Library has changed our proxy server (off-campus authentication) links, in accordance with the requirements of our vendor, OCLC. Any links that begin with https://libproxy.cortland.edu will be redirected to this page as of 8/22/2023..

If you encounter an issue with off-campus access, please use the Linking to Library Resources request on the Tech Help tab to report the problem so that it can be addressed.

Fun Distraction: Drawing

Image of a man drawing a dog

Have you always wanted to draw but felt you lacked the skill? Watch as self-taught, South African artist Jono Dry teaches his video editor, James how to draw with pencil on paper a hyperrealism style drawing of their studio dog, Maya.

Jono has another video where he continues to work on James’ drawing of Maya to show how a professional artist would level it up.

Jono shows his artwork on several platforms …


Fun Distraction: Pickleball

Image of man playing pickleball

Pickleball has gotten so popular! Ever wonder where, when, or why it was invented? Here is a video with the story of how the game was created on Bainbridge Island in Washington State.


To learn more about Pickleball: