‘Bombing among friends’: Historian probes Allied raids on Italy

In new book, Matthew Evangelista, the President White Professor of History and Political Science in the Department of Government, examines why Allied bombing raids during World War II killed tens of thousands of Italian civilians after the armistice signed in September 1943, when Italy was no longer an enemy.

Library-lending partnership gets a reboot

Borrow Direct takes a giant leap forward with open-source software.

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Fictional civilization leaves behind lasting legacy

Cornell University Library has acquired a trove of archival materials documenting the creation of “The Civilization of Llhuros,” a groundbreaking 1972 art exhibit that satirized the tropes of archaeology and anthropology to draw crucial connections between the past and the present, highlighting the challenges all societies face.

Iceland president visit to showcase sustainability, affinity

Although geographically remote, Cornell and Iceland are close in spirit, an affinity that will be on display when the president of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, visits Cornell’s Ithaca campus Nov. 10-11.

Library exhibit explores fraught history of textile industry

The exhibit “Social Fabric: Land, Labor, and World the Textile Industry Created,” features people and places that supported the textile industry in the U.S. throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.

‘Blood Novels’ explores material, metaphor in Spanish realist fiction

Blood plays an important role – as both plot element and metaphor – in novels by Spain’s most prominent writers of the 19th century, according to literary scholar Julia Chang.

Library events highlight open access research

Library celebrates Open Access Week with talks, panels

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New documentary spreads message of unconditional love

On Oct. 13, at 5:45 p.m., the documentary "“Echoes of Enduring Love,” will premiere in Martha Van Rensselaer Hall. The film was created by Denise Green, associate professor in Human Ecology and director of the Cornell Fashion + Textile Collection, in partnership with the Cornell University Library.

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Student receives Kheel Center research award

Yu An Chen '22 was recognized for her outstanding research on Chinese garment workers.

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