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Administration

The administration department of the Martin P. Catherwood Library is located in the Director’s office, and is responsible for the overall operation of the library. The administrative department can be contacted at ilrlib@cornell.edu.

Kheel Archives

The Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives preserves and makes available unique and rare historical materials relevant to the history of American workers, organized labor, and management practice and theory as they apply to workplace relations. The Kheel Center can be contacted at kheelref@cornell.edu

Access Services

The access services department of the Martin P. Catherwood Library provides support for the ILR School community both through the circulation of books and other items in our collections, and by providing course reserve support to faculty and students. The access services department can be contacted at ilrcirc@cornell.edu.

Collection Development

The Martin P. Catherwood Library’s collection consists of material, in print, microform and electronic formats, on all aspects of the employment relationship. It is especially strong in the areas of collective bargaining, human resource management, international and comparative industrial relations, labor economics, labor/labor union history and the legal aspects of the employment relationship. For questions or feedback regarding the collection, please contact Suzanne Cohen, Collection Development Coordinator, at sac29@cornell.edu.

Research and Learning Services

The Research and Learning Services department of the Martin P. Catherwood Library supports labor and employment research by providing reference support and library instruction to the ILR School and Cornell University community, and others interested in workplace issues. The Research and Learning Services department can be contacted at at ilrref@cornell.edu.

Digital Projects Group

The digital projects group of the Martin P. Catherwood Library provides digital library support to the ILR School and its scholarly community. Their most notable service is DigitalCommons@ILR, the ILR School’s digital repository. The Digital Projects Group can be contacted at catherwood-dig@cornell.edu..