Library and Research Resources


Laighton, with the radio tower and PK Lab in the background.
Photo credit: Jim Coyer

SML has many resources available to students, interns, faculty, and visiting researchers on Appledore Island. On this page you can find resources and information about Laighton Library and Palmer-Kinne Lab, data archives, publications featuring research conducted at SML, and digital resources that students enrolled through UNH or Cornell can access.


SML has a number of resources available to you on Appledore, as well as publications from past students, researchers, and faculty. We encourage students to explore the wealth of research at SML and draw from the decades of experience around you!

All students who are enrolled in an SML course through the UNH registrar have full access to Dimond Library’s databases and electronic resources using your student username and password.

If you are a non-UNH student enrolled through UNH, you should have received an email from IT with instructions on how to activate your account and set up a password. In the event that you did not receive this email, contact the IT Service Desk at 603.862.4242 for assistance.

Only students who are fully matriculated at Cornell have complete access to their databases and electronic resources. Access is gained with your NetID and password. Non-matriculated students may find some limited use in the research guides for BIOG 1500 and BIOEE 1610.

Check with your faculty for their preferred citation format. Be sure to take the time to review the academic honesty policy that applies to you.

Citation Tools and Writing Guides

Plagiarism and SML Policies