Catherwood Library

Students studying in Catherwood Library

The Martin P. Catherwood Library in Cornell University’s ILR School is the most comprehensive resource on labor and employment in North America.

The Library is a service-oriented organization, offering expert research support in nearly every aspect of the workplace through reference services, instruction, online guides, and access to premier collections. The collection consists of 250,000 volumes and 1500 serial subscriptions along with essential academic and practitioner databases and special format materials such as media and microforms.

The Library also houses the Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives. Founded in 1949, the center is the most venerable archives of its kind in an academic institution.