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Research Help

Catherwood Research and Learning Services include in-person, phone, and e-mail reference assistance. 

By email 

You may send an email question by completing the email form.  A staff member will respond to your query within 48 hours.   

In Person

Visit the Reference office (239 Ives Hall). Our hours are Monday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and by appointment.

By Appointment

You may request an appointment for in-depth research consultations focusing on your specific needs by sending an email to or calling the Research and Learning Services department at (607) 254-5370.

Catherwood Library also offers extensive research and specialized services to the ILR community beyond Cornell. For more information or a free estimate, contact