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SU Library News & Events

Rosetta Stone trial

January 23rd, 2015 by Julie Sharkey

rosetta stoneTrial access to Rosetta Stone is currently available.

This online language-learning resource offers courses for 30 foreign languages.

To access the database*, point your browser to:
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=rosettrial

* You must create an account to access the database. Then, you may log into the trial from on- or off-campus with your log-in credentials.

Feedback is welcome. Comments may be sent to Patrick Williams at jpwill03@syr.edu.

Trial access is available through February 20, 2015.

Please note: Limited access to this resource is provided courtesy of the publisher/vendor for the purpose of evaluating the product and its potential value to the SU community.

For more information please refer to our Policy on Access to Licensed Resources.

 

 

Mango Languages trial

January 23rd, 2015 by Julie Sharkey

mango languagesTrial access to Mango Languages is currently available.

This online language-learning resource offers 64 foreign language courses for English speakers and 18 English courses for non-English speakers.

To access the database, point your browser to:
http://connect.mangolanguages.com/syracuse-university/try/e150a9790

Feedback is welcome. Comments may be sent to Patrick Williams at jpwill03@syr.edu.

Trial access is available through February 19, 2015.

Please note: Limited access to this resource is provided courtesy of the publisher/vendor for the purpose of evaluating the product and its potential value to the SU community.

For more information please refer to our Policy on Access to Licensed Resources.

 

Meet BrowZine

January 9th, 2015 by Julie Sharkey

browzine-sliderBrowZine delivers thousands of academic journals to your iPad, iPhone or Android tablet.

BrowZine is a free tablet application that allows users to browse, read, and monitor journals available through the Syracuse University Libraries. BrowZine works by organizing the articles found in subscription and open access databases, uniting them into complete journals, and then arranging these journals on your newsstand. With the BrowZine app, you can:

  • Create bookshelves of your favorite journals for easy, fast access
  • Read articles in a format optimized for a tablet device
  • Get alerts when new journal issues are published
  • Save articles to Zotero, Dropbox, or an app of your choice
  • Share links to articles with others by email, Facebook, or Twitter

The result is an easy and familiar way to browse, read, and monitor scholarly journals across disciplines. Use BrowZine to keep up easily with the newest scholarly research in your field.

Need help or want additional information? We’ve created a BrowZine guide.

Give it a try! Learn more about BrowZine and download the app.

 

Emerald Insight downtime on Friday evening, January 9

January 7th, 2015 by Pamela McLaughlin

emeraldEmerald’s research platform, Emerald Insight, will be down for scheduled maintenance on Friday, January 9, 2015, between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.. During this maintenance window, Emerald Insight will be unavailable for up to 2 hours. You will receive a ‘connection timeout’, or similar message if you access the website during this time frame. Please note that this may also affect some functionality on www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com.

 

 

 

 

SRDS downtime from December 26-29

December 12th, 2014 by Pamela McLaughlin

Beginning on Friday, December 26, SRDS will undergo scheduled network infrastructure and security maintenance. All SRDS.com services on the web (including SRDS DirectNet) will be unavailable until Monday, December 29.

The vendor will post updates to Twitter @SRDS. Check-in there to keep up-to-date on when everything is back up and running.

Have questions in the meantime? Call the SRDS Service Center at 800-851-7737.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this downtime. Thank you for your patience and understanding.