Academic Resources

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<div class="our-blog-details"> <h2>Library</h2> <ul> <li>Physical library access <ul> <li>Students who have their <b>Ithaca ID (no CT logo on the back)</b> can access the NYU library.</li> <li>Weill Cornell library <a href="https://library.weill.cornell.edu/visitor-information/access-and-privileges/cornell-university-visitors">allows</a> for other Cornell-campus students</li> <li>Columbia offers passes to Cornell students (bring your student ID) <ul> <li>To get access to Columbia Libraries, go to the <a href="https://library.columbia.edu/services/lio.html">Library Information Office</a> during their hours in Butler Library.  You’ll need to provide your Cornell ID and a government photo ID as well as log into your Cornell Library account via NetID.</li> <li>You can request either physical access or physical and borrowing privileges.  You will be assigned a borrowing card which expires at the end of the academic year (June 15th).  This needs to be renewed annually.</li> <li>You will also be assigned a UNI (Columbia equivalent of NetID) which you can set up to manage your library account online, request books, and print.</li> </ul> </li> <li>New York Public Library, Queens Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library <ul> <li>Apply for separate cards for each of these, or get an <a href="https://www1.nyc.gov/site/idnyc/index.page">IDNYC</a> (a municipal govt-issued ID that does not consider citizenship status — only residency in the city) that works for all of them</li> </ul> </li> </ul> </li> <li>Borrowing books <ul> <li>You may borrow physical books from Cornell's collection by requesting them to be delivered.  Click "Request Item" on the item details page and select "Cornell Tech" as the pickup location. <ul> <li>If "Cornell Tech" does not show up as a pickup location option for you, you may need to contact Cornell librarians for Cornell Tech issues via <a href="mailto:cutech-library@cornell.edu">cutech-library@cornell.edu</a> to be whitelisted.</li> <li>All books may be returned to a Library liaison among the Cornell Tech administration.  To contact Cornell Tech library services, you may email: <a href="mailto:library@tech.cornell.edu">library@tech.cornell.edu</a></li> <li>For more details, the Library provides a Cornell Tech-specific info page: <a href="https://guides.library.cornell.edu/cornelltech/services">https://guides.library.cornell.edu/cornelltech/services</a></li> </ul> </li> <li>Starting 2020, Cornell Tech students have access to Borrow Direct <a href="https://www.library.cornell.edu/services/request/borrow-direct">https://www.library.cornell.edu/services/request/borrow-direct</a></li> <li>ScanIt (scans of books from Ithaca libraries) <ul> <li>Requests &gt; 30 pages may be allowed for Tech PhDs</li> <li>&gt;10% of the book probably not allowed due to copyright restrictions</li> <li>Email <a href="mailto:cutech-library@cornell.edu">cutech-library@cornell.edu</a> and they will look into purchasing an e-book or physical book (not a ton of funding right now, but can start tracking requests)</li> </ul> </li> </ul> </li> </ul> <h2>Computers</h2> <ul> <li>CS <ul> <li>In Ithaca, CS students are issued a workstation (tower + monitor + keyboard/mouse). However, at Cornell Tech, advisors are responsible for providing a workstation (e.g., laptop or desktop) to the students.</li> </ul> </li> <li>ORIE <ul> <li>Historically, have been able to get access to your workstations from Ithaca</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <h2>Traveling to Ithaca</h2> <ul> <li>CS Students: <a href="https://www.cs.cornell.edu/phd/current-students/travel-funding-opportunities">travel grant</a></li> </ul> </div>
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