Featured Database: ScienceDirect

Need to do research in technology, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, geology, mathematics, medicine, environmental science, social sciences and humanities?  Try ScienceDirect!  ScienceDirect is a full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books.  The articles are grouped in four main sections: Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, and Social Sciences and Humanities.

Make sure you navigate to ScienceDirect through the Databases by Title link on Library Tab in myRedDragon!  Once in ScienceDirect, you can register for an account and personalize your ScienceDirect experience: click on the link in the upper right hand corner to “Register.” You can also create alerts for particular searches, topics, volumes/issues, and citations.

ScienceDirect offers tutorials and user guides designed to help you get the most out of the extensive functionality and content available to you on ScienceDirect.

Featured Database: AP Images

AP Images is a primary source database from the Associated Press, one of the oldest and largest news organizations in the world. Spanning over 185 years, AP Images gives you access to the world’s largest collections of historical and contemporary photographs from the AP, NBC Universal Photo Bank, ImagineChina, the UK Press Association, and the files of Ebony and Jet.

This database has more than 3,500 photos added daily. Accessible through a variety of searches – from keyword and category to color and concept searching – imagery in this collection and can be used to improve your papers and PowerPoint presentations.

Content Includes:

  • Over 12 million photographs dating back to 1826
  • More than 36,000 audio sound bites
  • Professionally produced collection of more than 340,000 graphics
  • Graphics include maps, graphs, charts, logos, flags, illustrations and more

Ready to start? Go to the Library Databases link on the Library Tab in myRedDragon and search for AP Images in the alphabetical list of databases by title or Ask a librarian!

To make optimal use of AP Images have a look at: AP Images Quick Reference Guide!


Summer Session I Hours (May 22-June 26)

Summer Session I hours (May 22 –June 26)

  • Monday-Thursday:                                7:45am-11:00pm
  • Friday                                                    7:45am- 6:00pm
  • Saturday                                               10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday                                                 CLOSED

The library will be closed Memorial Day Weekend May 25-27 (Saturday-Monday) 

A complete overview of our Summer Hours: http://www2.cortland.edu/library/about/library-hours.dot

Have a great Summer!

Library Hours May 13 – May 15

The library has extended night hours for study Monday May 13 – Wednesday May 15 and will be open:   7:30am – 3am

Don’t forget to take a study break today between 11am and 3pm! The dogs would love to see you at the second floor in the library! Come to the TMC for some fun activities!

Petting a dog is known to relax your body and mind!

Study Days and Library hours!

The library has extended night hours for study days Monday April 29 – Thursday May 9:

The Hours:

Monday April 29 – Thursday May 2:      7:30am – 3am

Friday May 3:                                        7:30am – Midnight

Saturday May4:                                    10am – Midnight

Sunday May 5:                                      Noon – 3am

Monday May 6 – Tuesday May 7:          7:30am – 3am

Good luck!