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Cornell University Library

Archive-It Partner Since: Mar, 2011

Organization Type: Colleges & Universities

Organization URL: http://www.library.cornell.edu/   

Description:

Based on the number of volumes in its collections, Cornell University Library (CUL) is one of the ten largest academic research libraries in the United States. Within its 20 unit libraries, holdings number more than 8 million volumes and 7 million microforms. CUL subscribes to nearly 65,000 journals and serial publications, and provides access to more than 100,000 networked databases and other electronic resources. CUL collects web sites produced by affiliates of Cornell University, web sites from organizations or individuals whose records or papers are held in Cornell’s archives, and web sites in subject areas corresponding to existing collection strengths.

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New York Climate Change Science Web Archive

Archived since: May, 2014

Description:

New York State is poised to become a leader in planning for and adapting to the impacts of climate change. Climate change science is a broad and diverse field, and sorting through and understanding the amount and detail of scientific information available is a challenge to scientists, engineers, policy makers and practitioners alike. To address these challenges the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM), Cornell University, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) and the federal National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have teamed up to create the New York Climate Change Science Clearinghouse (NYCCSC). Funded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), the NYCCSC will be a regional, web-based interface for accessing data, documents, maps and information relevant to climate change adaptation and mitigation across New York State. Because the site is meant as a portal for discovery of a broad range of information held and maintained elsewhere, this collection will serve as an archive of the changing content climate change websites relevant to and discoverable via the NYCCSC.

Subject:   Science & Health Society & Culture

Medical Center Archives of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center Web Archive

Archived since: Mar, 2012

Description:

Located in New York City, The Medical Center Archives is the repository for the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH), the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, the Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University, and Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar. The Archives also holds the records for predecessor institutions of the Medical Center, as well as several hospitals that merged or affiliated with NYPH, and the records of the Cornell University-New York Hospital School of Nursing. In addition to institutional records, the Archives holds approximately 150 collections of papers and manuscripts from noted individuals associated with the institutions of the medical center. The collections comprise nearly 7,000 linear feet of papers, records, and images dating from 1771 to the present.

Subject:   Universities & Libraries Science & Health Society & Culture

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives Web Archive

Archived since: Mar, 2012

Description:

The Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives is located in the Martin P. Catherwood Library, part of Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR). The Kheel Center offers 19,000 cubic feet of archival materials, along with photographs, oral histories, rare pamphlets, and related materials documenting the history of the workplace and labor relations.

Subject:   Society & Culture Politics & Elections

Hydraulic Fracturing in New York State Web Archive

Archived since: Aug, 2011

Description:

For a number of years, the citizens of New York State have engaged in a rich debate concerning the prospect of hydraulic fracturing in the Marcellus Shale. While some of the discussion and events have been captured by news outlets, much of the information is appearing on web sites and social media. Unfortunately, web sites disappear over time and important content can vanish. To ensure that this important trove of information is available to future generations of scholars, the Cornell University Library is creating a permanent archive of the web sites concerned with the issue of hydraulic fracturing in New York.

Subject:   Science & Health Society & Culture Hydraulic fracturing Hydrofracking Shale gas Marcellus Shale

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections Web Archive

Archived since: Mar, 2012

Description:

The Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections is Cornell’s principal repository of rare books, manuscripts, and archival materials. The Division holds over 500,000 printed volumes, more than 80 million manuscripts, and another million photographs, paintings, prints, and other visual media. Among these are particularly strong collections of early photography, the history of science, human sexuality, witchcraft, the French Revolution, the Civil War and the abolitionist movement, Dante and Petrarch, Icelandic history and literature, urban planning, new media art, and musical movements such as Hip Hop and punk. The Division is also home to Cornell University’s Archives.

Subject:   Arts & Humanities Society & Culture Science & Health

Digital Art Web Archive

Archived since: Feb, 2014

Description:

Many artists and works represented online are indispensable to the history of digital media art; however, web sites are ephemeral and artworks posted on websites and its documentation frequently disappear. The insecurity of access to these materials presents serious obstacles to teaching courses on the history of digital media art. To facilitate future scholarship and classroom teaching, Cornell University Library is preserving and making accessible selected websites identified as important in understanding the history of digital media art. The items in this collection are intended for use in the teaching of Digital Media Art at Cornell University.

Subject:   Arts & Humanities Computers & Technology Digital art Interactive art New media art

Cornell University Archives Web Archive

Archived since: Apr, 2011

Description:

The University Archives collects and preserves records of historical, legal, fiscal, and/or administrative value to Cornell University. Holdings include official records and reports of the university, its officers, and component parts; private papers of faculty, students, staff, and alumni; official and student publications; maps and architectural records; audiovisual materials including still photographs and negatives, motion picture film, oral history interviews, and audio and video tapes; and artifacts and ephemera documenting Cornell's history. This web collection includes web sites in the cornell.edu domain, as well as external sites created by Cornell-affiliated groups.

Subject:   Universities & Libraries

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