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Who We Serve: Mann Library's Mission

Albert R. Mann Library’s collections and services support the faculty, staff and students of the University. In particular our resources and staff support the instruction, research, and extension programs of Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and College of Human Ecology. As a land grant library, Mann also supports the research needs of citizens of the state of New York and participates in the community of land grant libraries throughout the United States. In keeping with the Cornell University's international mission, Mann library promotes innovations in information systems and services for international development. Mann Library is committed to providing outstanding information and research services in the areas of importance to its constituents through expert staff, scholarly resources, state of the art information technology, strategic partnerships and continuous innovation.

Mann’s print and digital collections cover a wide range of cross-cutting basic and applied sciences, from genetics and evolutionary biology  to crop science and natural resources management, from fiber science and biochemistry to human development and business management. For more information, please see Mann's collections information  and  collection policies pages.