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    • Hans Bethe and David Mermin Discuss the Early History of Solid State Physics 

      Bethe, Hans (2005)
      Hans Bethe and David Mermin Discuss the Early History of Solid State Physics [0:31:46]. February 25, 2003. In 2003 Hans Bethe at age 96 (plus 238 days) discussed the early history of solid state physics with David Mermin, ...
    • Hans Bethe Discusses the Manhattan Project, with Introduction by Carl Sagan 

      Sagan, Carl (2005)
      Hans Bethe Discusses the Manhattan Project, with Introduction by Carl Sagan [1:15:03]. On April 6, 1994 Hans Bethe described the Manhattan Project for Cornell students and, with Carl Sagan serving as moderator, entertained ...
    • High Romantic Argument: Essays for M.H. Abrams 

      Abrams, M. H.; Hartman, Geoffrey; McFarland, Thomas; Wordsworth, Jonathan; Lipking, Lawrence; Booth, Wayne; Culler, Jonathan (Cornell University Press, 1981)
      Part 1. Visions of Wordsworth: "The poetics of prophecy" by Geoffrey Hartman (Yale University); "As with the silence of the thought" by Jonathan Wordsworth (Exeter College, Oxford)-- Part 2. The achievement of M.H. Abrams: ...
    • Highlights in Dairy Cattle Reproduction in the Last 100 Years 

      Foote, Robert H. (Internet-First University Press, 2005)
      The booklet is written in two parts. Part I is a general overview of the important discoveries in reproduction and reproductive biotechnologies applied to dairy cattle, written for a general audience. Part II is a technical ...
    • Historical Perspective in Principles of Cloning 

      Foote, Robert H. (Internet-First University Press, 2002)
      Cloning, or asexual reproduction, is the typical way that simple organisms reproduce. However, mammals normally cannot reproduce asexually. This chapter is part of a book that traces the development of a limited understanding ...
    • The History of Computing at Cornell 

      Rudan, John W. (2004-01-29)
      John W. Rudan, Director Emeritus of the Office of Information Technologies at Cornell University, describes the development of computing at Cornell, from the earliest punchcard tabulating equipment used in the 1920s to the ...
    • History of Kendal at Ithaca, 1990 toward 2000 

      Stanton, Lara K. (Haworth Press, Inc., 2000)
      Lara K. Stanton, a resident of Kendal at Ithaca, provides a history of the development of New York State's first continuing care retirement community.
    • A History of the Agricultural Museum at Cornell University and Its Collections 

      Rehkugler, Gerald E. (Internet-First University Press, 2014-01)
      At the beginning of Cornell University there was interest in acquiring collections of materials pertinent to studies at this revolutionary institution. Numerous museums were created with collections from all over the ...
    • The Homeowner's Lawn Care and Water Quality Almanac 

      Gussack, Eva; Rossi, Frank S. (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 2000-08)
      All land is in a watershed. Therefore, lawn care practices have a direct impact of the quality of water in a watershed. This publication provides a month-by-month plan for lawn care that results in a healthy lawn while ...
    • How Do I Do This in ArcGIS/Manifold?: Illustrating Classic GIS Tasks 

      Lembo, Arthur J. Jr. (2004-07-29)
      In 1988, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) created a classic document titled "The Process for Selecting Geographic Information Systems" (Guptil, et. al., 1988). The document provided an overview of the process ...
    • "I Can Do That!" Hans Bethe's First 60 Years at Cornell 

      Hershey, Edward (Department of Physics, Cornell University, 1995)
      This video provides a brief overview of Hans Bethe's life and career, from his childhood and early career in Germany to his 60 years at Cornell. Colleagues Dale Corson, Robert Wilson, John Bachall, Sylvan Schweber, and ...
    • Immigrants and the Community 

      Pfeffer, Max J.; Para, Pilar A. (Cornell University, 2004-11)
      Many upstate New York communities have experienced population loss and decline in the last decade. Increasing numbers of immigrants have settled in many of these communities, which poses possible community development ...
    • Immigrants and the Community: Community Perspectives 

      Pfeffer, Max J.; Parra, Pilar A. (Cornell University, 2005-10)
      As related in our previous reports, the populations of many rural New York communities are becoming more ethnically diverse. This diversification became especially noticeable in the 1990s with the upsurge in Mexican ...
    • Immigrants and the Community: Farmworkers with Families 

      Parra, Pilar A.; Pfeffer, Max J. (Cornell University, 2005-04)
      America's hired farm workforce has changed considerably in the last decade. The most apparent change has been its "latinization" during the past two decades. This is largely a consequence of large numbers of Mexicans ...
    • Immigrants and the Community: Former Farmworkers 

      Pfeffer, Max J.; Para, Pilar A. (Cornell University, 2005-09)
      Many upstate New York communities have experienced population loss and decline in the last decade. Increasing numbers of immigrants have settled in many of these communities, which poses possible community development ...
    • The Incomplete Guide to the Art of Discovery 

      Oliver, Jack E. (Columbia University Press, 1991)
      Cornell emeritus professor Jack Oliver draws on his nearly 50 years as a scientist to explore the strategies, tactics, and personal traits and attitudes necessary for fruitful scientific discovery.
    • Incubating Open Journals in Economics 

      Getz, Malcolm (Internet-First University Press, 2005-10-20)
      As open journals become intellectual successes, they will come to substitute for subscription-based journals. The entry of two new journals specializing in economic theory, one a commercial subscription journal and the ...
    • Intelligent Design and the Evolution of American Research Library Collections 

      Edelman, Hendrik (2006-01-03)
      This paper disusses the the forces that have shaped American research library collections, how collection development emerged as a professional responsibility in the second part of the 20th century, and how the profession ...
    • Introduction for the Break-Out Sessions: Six Key Challenges for the Future of Collection Development 

      Atkinson, Ross (2006-01-09)
      This article presents an overview of a range of key challenges facing collection development. It first considers the evolving nature of collections, and in so doing, confirms that the concept of the collection in the new ...
    • It All Adds Up 

      Bristow, Barbara J. (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 1998-05)
      This manual is a consumer education program for teens. It provides a basic understanding of the responsible handling of money, including savings and checking accounts, shopping, understanding the role of advertising, and ...