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Visitors

Cornell University Library serves primarily the members of Cornell University. However, the University allows all visitors with research needs to use the libraries' collections, providing use does not conflict with its primary responsibility to members of the Cornell community.

Finding Us On Campus

The Management Library is on the first floor of Sage Hall on the Cornell Campus. We are located on the corner of Campus Road and East Ave. Consult Cornell's visitors page, which gives directions to campus, city and campus maps, local accommodations, and campus parking restrictions.

Use of Materials Within the Library

Any person may visit the Cornell University libraries and use, on-site and free of charge, materials that are needed for professional or scholarly research purposes but are unavailable in his or her college or public library.

Photocopy and scanning machines are available. There is no public printing.

Borrowing Privileges

Individuals may qualify for borrowing privileges. Categories of users who qualify (as well as borrowing policies) are available on the Visiting Reader Policies page. Applications for Library Cards are available in room 101, Access Services Division in Olin Library. Applications will be processed and cards issued generally within 24 hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Students enrolled at other institutions and all other visitors should discuss borrowing from Cornell with interlibrary loan staff at their home institutions.