10/08/2015 -

Ever wonder which collaboration tool to utilize? A hands-on session Nov. 5 at 120 Maple Ave. will focus on when to use Skype for Business (Lync) versus WebEx, so you can use the most effective collaboration tool for the task at hand. Both tools are free for active faculty and staff, and Skype for Business (Lync) is free and available to students as well. Register now for a...

Two bowling opportunities and two reminders
09/24/2015 -

Bowling opportunites:

  • Get the Ball Rolling, open to all staff, faculty and retirees, will be held Oct. 13 at noon, Helen Newman Bowling Center. $5 per person covers pizza and bowling.
  • Employee Bowling Blast Tournament, Oct. 17, shifts at noon and 2 p.m., Helen Newman...
Tech training spotlight, Sept. 29
09/24/2015 -

Want to learn how to use the key components of the Microsoft Office OneNote 2013 application on a desktop, laptop, or Microsoft Windows 8 tablet device, when working in or away from the primary office or study environment?  Register now for the one-day OneNote 2013 class scheduled for Sept. 29. 

To receive training announcements, send an email with the subject:...

The wide world of sports
09/10/2015 -

Autumn is a great time to be a sports fan! There’s postseason play in baseball; the basketball preseason is starting; and football and soccer are in full swing. Cornell University Library has resources for every sport.

Simply type a favorite sport into the search box, press enter, and a variety of results appear. These are sorted...

Food and falls
09/10/2015 -

Preventing falls

“Fall is just around the corner, but falls shouldn’t be just around the corner for older adults,” said Jennifer Bennett of the Cornell University Wellness Program. While falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injury for people 65 years of age and older, they are not an inevitable part of aging, she said.

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Upcoming workshops
08/27/2015 -

Olin & Uris and Mann Libraries offer a wide variety of workshops designed to assist patrons in developing skills in library research, information management and computer applications. These workshops are free and open to registered Cornell students, faculty and staff.

Below are the workshop offerings at Olin & Uris for September:

Sept. 14, 3-4...

Wellbeing programs
08/27/2015 -

Wellbeing programs are open to Cornell community members (faculty, staff, students, post-docs, retirees, and spouses/partners). They assist individuals with tools and strategies related to life transitions, caregiving, physical and emotional health, and flexible work practices.  For more information, contact See also the...

Get more out of the Library
06/25/2015 -

One of the benefits of working at Cornell is the opportunity to learn and grow through degree programs, classes, workshops, lectures and online tutorials. Staff members considering one of these options or otherwise expanding their learning opportunities will find the Cornell University Library to be an invaluable learning partner.

Access to the riches of...

Tech Training Spotlight
06/24/2015 -

Want to gain skills in Excel?  Whether you want to learn the basics, manage data, work with charts, pivot tables, or graphs, or create dashboards, there are basic, intermediate, and advanced classes available. Register now for either the two-hour workshops or four-hour classes on Excel 2013 scheduled for July 20 and 21, Oct. 7 or Dec. 3.

To receive training...

06/10/2015 -

New video: Traveling Internationally with Technology

When you travel internationally, years of hard work, your identity, and other Cornell data (including the identities of people you work with) are put at risk. But the great news is that you can take steps to protect data. See how in this five-minute video provided by the Cornell IT Security...