Webinar – What is OER and Why Should You Care in the COVID Age?

Why should faculty consider using Open Education Resources (OER) in the age of COVID-19? Hilary Wong (Library) and Jeffrey Jackson (English) will present about what OER is, the potential benefits and drawbacks of using OER resources, and how to get started. Participants will discuss how using OER will benefit faculty and students when instruction is delivered either hybrid or online.

Register here

Date/Time: 9-21-2020 / 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: Online (WebEx)

Returning Items

Returning Items

  • All outstanding book loans can be returned using the bookdrop located just outside the front entrance.
  • Books can be returned to other SUNY campuses if they have a bookdrop available as noted here.
  • If you are not on campus for the semester (or have other concerns) please send an email to library@cortland.edu to discuss your specific situation.
  • Items that are returned (particularly ILL items) will not come off your account until we are able to process them.  You will not be fined for late items in this circumstance.

Research Help Hours for the Fall

Welcome back! The Library is now open for students, faculty, and staff. Technology and Circulation Help are available at the main desk on the first floor. Research Help is also available on the first floor Monday-Wednesday and Saturdays. On Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, Research Help will be offered virtually. Our librarians are available online seven days a week:

  • Chat with a librarian 24/7. Local SUNY Cortland librarians will answer your questions Mondays-Wednesdays 11am-8pm, Thursdays 11am-4pm, Fridays 11am-2pm, Saturdays 10am-6pm, and Sundays 1-8pm. Chat is also monitored 24/7 by back-up librarians from other colleges around the country. A librarian is always available to answer your question!
  • Video Chat: Librarians are available for video chat on Thursdays and Fridays from 11am-2pm, and Sundays from 2-5pm. More information about this new pilot is available at https://cortland.libguides.com/videochat
  • Call us at 607-753-2590. Librarians are available to answer phone calls Monday-Wednesday and Saturdays; phone calls received Thursdays-Fridays and Sundays will be returned the following day.
  • Text us at 607-341-7883. Texts received outside of our staffed hours will be replied to when we reopen the following day.
  • Email us at research@cortland.edu. A SUNY Cortland librarian will respond as soon as possible (typically within 24 hours).
  • Research Help Appointments are now available remotely. For in-depth or specialized questions, complete the request form to contact the SUNY Cortland librarian that specializes in your area of study. Appointments can save you time and improve your research!

Fall 2020 Research Help Desk Schedule
Schedule is subject to change; please visit myRedDragon for the most current information

Fall 2020 Research Help Schedule

*Chat is also monitored 24/7 by back-up librarians from other colleges around the country.

For further information about our resources and services, please visit the Library Resources – COVID-19 – Fall 2020 Guide at https://cortland.libguides.com/COVID-19