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    • Memorial to Richard N. White (1933-2009) 

      Cooke, J. Robert (Producer); King, Kenneth M. (Producer); Abel, John F. (Producer) (Internet-First University Press, 2010)
      Richard “Dick” N. White, the James A. Friend Family Distinguished Professor of Engineering Emeritus of the School of Civil and Enviromnental Engineering (CEE), died at the age of 75. He was one of Cornell’s most distinguished ...
    • The Milk of Paradise: The Effect of Opium Visions on the Works of DeQuincey, Crabbe, Francis Thompson, and Coleridge 

      Abrams, M. H. (Octagon Books, 1971)
      Four eminent English authors were addicted to opium. Each author spent a considerable part of his life in a dream world which differs amazingly from that in which we live. Each author utilized the imagery from these dreams ...
    • Mind and Memory: Explorations of Creativity in the Arts and Sciences 

      Hoffmann, Roald; West, Paul; McClane, Kenneth; DeVoogd, Timothy; Ackerman, Diane; Drell, Persis; Ambegaokar, Vinay; Stucky, Steven; Moon, Francis; Suber, Byron; Kord, Victor; Ammons, A. R.; McConkey, James; Eisner, Thomas (Internet-First University Press, 1996)
      English 301, "Mind and Memory: Explorations of Creativity in the Arts and Sciences," Spring 1996, M-W 2:55-4:10 p.m. (Lectures on Monday, 2:55-4:10 p.m.) Creativity is the attribute of the mind that enables us to make ...
    • Miscellaneous Items from the Robert Richardson DVD 

      Unknown author (Internet-First University Press, 2008)
      This item consists of Screen Shots from the video "A World Without Disorder: Absolute Zero Temperature" and a PDF of Supplemental Materials.
    • More Other Homes and Garbage: Designs for Self-sufficient Living 

      Leckie, Jim; Masters, Gil; Whitehouse, Harry; Young, Lily (Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1981)
      Population growth, resource depletion, unstable ecosystems, and economic strains are some of the interlinked and uncertain hazards that deteriorate the life experiences of people. Conservation of resources and greater ...
    • The Necessity for a Collection Development Policy Statement 

      Feng, Y. T. (American Library Association. Resources and Technical Services Division, 1979)
      The heart of the library lies in its collection, and collections have to be built continuously. Budgetary constraints perforce stress the need for better defined collection development policy, although the ultimate goal ...
    • New Concepts of Cattle Growth 

      Berg, Roy T.; Butterfield, Rex M. (Sydney University Press, University of Sydney, 1976)
      The concepts in this book about growth and development of cattle are as new now to most cattle producers and even to many animal scientists as they were when it was first published in 1976. Genetic effects - represented ...
    • Nonlinear dynamics and chaos: Lab demonstrations 

      Strogatz, Steven H. (Internet-First University Press, 1994)
      This video shows six laboratory demonstrations of chaos and nonlinear phenomena, intended for use in a first course on nonlinear dynamics. Steven Strogatz explains the principles being illustrated and why they are ...
    • Obituaries and Memorials: W. Donald Cooke and June Marie Cooke 

      Unknown author (Internet-First University Press, 2007)
      This is a collection of obituaries and memorials for Professor Emeritus W. Donald Cooke and June Marie Cooke taken from the Cornell Chronicle and the Ithaca Journal.
    • Obituary of Prof. Frederick G. Marcham 

      Chronicle, Cornell (Cornell University, 1993-01-21)
      The life and career of Prof. Marcham (1898-1992): teacher, trustee, department chairman at Cornell University, coach, author, photographer, mayor of Cayuga Heights village 32 years.
    • On Teaching 

      Marcham, Frederick G. (2006-08-15)
      On Teaching contains a number of essays and reflections by F. G. Marcham on the roles of teacher and student. The bulk of these are articles were written in the latter part of his seven decades as a teacher at Cornell. ...
    • "One Vision, Many Voices: First Year Diversity Initiative" featuring the Cornell Interactive Theater Ensemble's presentation of "Being Antigone." 

      Dewey, Martha; Relta, Vivian; Cruz, Dane; Brown, Kimberly; [CITE], Cornell Interactive Theatre Ensemble (Internet-First University Press, 2004-04-02)
      This video documents "One Vision, Many Voices", Cornell's annual orientation program for first year students, which augments the Provost's First Year Reading Project. CITE's interactive scenario, "Being Antigone", contemporizes ...
    • Open Scholarship and Research Universities 

      Getz, Malcolm (Internet-First University Press, 2005-05-18)
      Compare the cost per article for publication in commercial journals, not-profit journals, and open-access journals. For universities that support open-archives and open-access journal management software as part of standard ...
    • Open-Access Scholarly Publishing 

      Getz, Malcolm (Internet-First University Press, 2004-06-01)
      Can open-access scholarship succeed? Should open-access scholarship succeed? The goals are to lower costs and increase access. Four topics are reviewed: 1) Three Fundamental Ideas 2) Transition from Paper to ...
    • Open-Access Scholarly Publishing in Economic Perspective 

      Getz, Malcolm (Internet-First University Press, 2004-06-11)
      What is the prospect for migrating scholarly journals from paper to digital formats in a way that lowers university expenditures? Although many journals are published digitally, at least so far, the digital format ...
    • Perceptions of the College of Agriculture at Cornell University: An Interview of W. Donald Cooke 

      Colman, Gould P. (Internet-First University Press, 2007)
      As a contribution to an oral history of the College of Agriculture at Cornell University, W. Donald Cooke, a prominent university administrator at Cornell, was interviewed by the University Archivist, Gould Colman on January ...
    • Photo Album of Investiture of Dale R. Corson 

      Goldberg, Sol (2009-07-22)
      This video ia a companion piece to the Book: "The Legacy of Dale R. Corson". It is a video presentation of the photo album by Sol Goldberg of the investiture of Dale R. Corson as the 8th president of Cornell University ...
    • The Photographs of Frederick G. Marcham 

      Marcham, John (DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County, Ithaca, NY, 2000)
      Frederick George Marcham is remembered in Ithaca, New York, as a professor, teacher, and public official, hardly at all as a photographer. Some colleagues at Cornell University knew he collected prints and that in 1970 he ...
    • A Pioneering Department: Evolution from Rural Engineering to Biological and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University, 1907 - 2007 

      Furry, Ronald B. (Internet-First University Press, 2007)
      Why does a Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering exist at Cornell University and what was the vision of those who saw the need? This book explores the beginnings and growth of Biological and Environmental ...
    • Portrait of a Cornell Artist: Elsie Dinsmore Popkin, BFA'58 

      Handler, Philip; Handler, Maddy (Fly on the Wall Productions, 2003-06)
      This video about pastel artist, Cornell alumna Elsie Dinsmore Popkin, BFA '58, is an entertaining narrative by the artist of her life while an art student at Cornell in the mid-1950's. This video has the artist describing ...