- Class Reserves
- Learn more about class reserves.
- Computer Lab
- Learn more about our computer lab.
- Interlibrary Loan
- Learn more about interlibrary loan.
- Learn more about textbooks.
- Alumni Library Card
There is an annual registration fee of $50, to be renewed by May 1. After November, new borrowers may register for a fee of only $25. This service allows you to check out materials from the library’s collection, but unfortunately it does not include access to the online research databases because of licensing agreements with database providers. For more information about how to register for an alumni library card, please contact us.
On Campus Resources
Faculty may request “Instructional Privileges” to ARTstor. This level of access allows faculty to create course folders with image groups. Faculty manage these folders and can set up student folders for the sharing of images and comments. If you are interested in this level of access please contact Bridget Nowlin for additional information and to set up a training appointment.
- AV Equipment
Learn more about using AV Equipment.
- Class Reserves
Place materials on reserve for a class. Learn more about class reserves.
- Copyright & Fair Use Resources
Basic information for fair use, Cornish library bibliography on copyright materials, and how to obtain permission to use copyrighted materials in course packets. Learn more about copyright and fair use resources.
- Image Collection
High quality digital images or slides. Help with organizing your images or choosing appropriate presentation software for the classroom. Learn more about the Image Collection.
Request library instruction for a specific class or assignment by contacting Megan Smithling.
- Interlibrary Loan
Learn more about interlibrary loan.
- Kerry Hall Library Materials Delivery
Request materials to be delivered to Kerry Hall for pick-up.
- Library Catalog
Search the Library’s Catalog for books, journals, videos, and other materials owned by Cornish Library.
- Library Liasons
Learn more about library liasons.
- Library Map
View a map of the Cornish Library.
- Proxy Services
Faculty, academic staff, and visiting scholars may request up to two proxy patrons to check out materials in their name on their behalf. Depending on the need, proxy services may be requested temporarily for a single semester or academic year. Permanent arrangements may be considered. For more information contact Hollis Near.
- Request Library Titles
Contact the Liaison Librarian for your department or Hollis Near to assist in purchasing books to support your class. Budget limits will apply.
- Research Consulations
For a one-on-one research consultation with a librarian to facilitate your research, stop by the reference desk during the day or contact us.
- Research Databases
See list of databases for periodical/journal literature and more. Learn more about research databases.
Learn more about textbooks.
- Video & CD Holds
Ensure that the video or CD you want to show in class will be available. Place it on hold ahead of time. Learn more about video and CD holds.
Off Campus Resources
On 15th Video on Capital Hill supports local teachers and their classes with free video rental for classroom use. Please be aware of the following policies:
- Need to show Cornish Faculty ID card.
- Videos used in the classroom are not charged a rental fee for the first seven days.
- After seven days, regular rental rates and policies apply.
- Videos not returned within seven days will be assessed extra day charges and are subject to collection.
- New Release videos are not available free of charge.
If you have any questions or special requests, please contact the store manager.