Faculty Support

We understand that faculty are facing many new challenges as Cornell University moves to virtual instruction on April 6. The Cornell Store is prepared and available to support you through this transition and beyond.


Help with Course Materials
The Cornell Store course materials team is available for one-on-one assistance, including virtual help via Zoom or Skype, please contact textbooks@cornell.edu. We have compiled a list of additional Resources from Course Materials Providers below.


LAD Custom Publishing: Convert your custom course materials for students to access digitally, contact custompub@cornell.edu


Help with Purchasing Technology or Department Orders
Many departments across campus offer essential services to the Cornell community and we are doing our best to help support your needs and avoid service disruption. We will continue to expedite and process online orders received at departments.cornellstore.com. At this time, we are still offering free on-campus delivery to Cornell departments. Free UPS Ground shipping is also available on orders over $75. In-store pickup has been suspended through April 6.

If you have any questions about available products or you need help with your order, please contact our Customer Care team: https://departments.cornellstore.com/contact-us.


Resources for Your Students
The Cornell Store has partnered with VitalSource and leading publishers to launch VitalSource Helps, a program offering free access to ebooks for students. Cornell students can use their cornell.edu address to access, for free, up to seven (7) titles to borrow through May 25, 2020.


Resources from Course Materials Providers

Vitalsource: Providing up to 7 free eBooks from participating publishers through May 25, 2020.  Must use your university email address to gain access https://bookshelf.vitalsource.com/

Redshelf: Providing up to 7 free eBooks from participating publishers through May 25, 2020.  Must use your university email address to gain access https://studentresponse.redshelf.com/

Cengage: Free access to Cengage Unlimited, one-on-one training, and Quick Guides to offer instructors support https://www.cengage.com/covid-19-support/faculty/

Harvard Business Publishing: Offering a collection of resources for teaching online and for converting courses to an online format https://hbsp.harvard.edu/teaching-online-resources/

JSTOR.org: Journal content now freely available https://about.jstor.org/covid19/

Macmillan Learning: Free access to digital tools, including LaunchPad, Sapling, and iClicker for the remainder of the semester https://www.macmillanlearning.com/college/us/content/covid19

McGraw-Hill: Offering complimentary access to digital learning platforms Connect and ALEKS https://www..com/highered/suppmheducationort/connect/how-to-move-your-course-online

OpenStax: offering free teaching resources through the end of the spring semester https://openstax.org/

Open Textbook Library: Providing free, peer-reviewed, and openly-licensed textbooks https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/subjects

Oxford University Press: Offering online courses on Teaching Online and Blended Learning, as well as free journal access until the end of May https://academic.oup.com/journals/pages/coronavirus

Pearson: No-charge access to ebooks and digital versions of Pearson course materials https://www.pearson.com/us/campaigns/covid-19-faculty-support.html

Perlego: Offering 6 weeks free access to library of 300,000 textbooks https://www.perlego.com/start?discount=keeplearning&utm_medium=landingpage&utm_campaign=keeplearning

Wiley:  Offering free resources and webinars for adaption to online learning, and free access to learning platforms WileyPLUS, Knewton Alta and zyBooks for the remainder of the Spring 2020 term https://newsroom.wiley.com/press-release/all-corporate-news/wiley-opens-access-support-educators-researchers-professionals-amid and https://www.wiley.com/network/instructors-students/covid-19-online-teaching-resources-1

W.W. Norton: Free access to courseware products InQuizitive and Smartwork, and online teaching workshops https://wwnorton.com/covid19