Libraries News and Events

Syracuse University Libraries Signs Preservation Steward Agreement With U.S. Government Publishing Office

Syracuse University Libraries recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) to become a Preservation Steward. Under this agreement, Syracuse University Libraries has pledged to permanently preserve print collections of the U.S. Statutes at Large, including both preventive maintenance and conservation treatments. Syracuse University Libraries Continue Reading →

Sound Beat Access Audio Chronicles to Release “You Don’t Surrender: Journal and Memoirs from Don Waful, a World War II P.O.W.”

Syracuse University Libraries will be releasing its first audiobook titled “You Don’t Surrender: Journal and Memoirs from Don Waful, a World War II P.O.W.”  in October 2019.  This original audio content was produced by Sound Beat: Access Audio Chronicles, which creates audio projects that highlight iconic Syracuse University community members. Continue Reading →

ParaHuman Book Display in Bird Library

Check out the Learning Common’s newest exhibit on the 1st Floor of Bird Library: “ParaHuman Books.” The second display in a three-part series, the selection of books illustrates examples of bizarre human conditions, such as clairvoyance, communication with the dead, out-of-body travel, telekinesis, and possession by the devil. Mainstream fascination Continue Reading →

150 Years of Tradition Showcased at Syracuse University Exhibition

In celebration of Syracuse University’s sesquicentennial, Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) will open an exhibition on the sixth floor of Bird Library from Sept. 5 through spring 2020 titled “150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University.” Curated by University Archivist Meg Mason, the exhibition commemorates the University’s Continue Reading →

Stephanie McReynolds, Associate Librarian, Selected for Association of Research Libraries’ Visiting Program Officer Project

Stephanie McReynolds, associate librarian for business, management and entrepreneurship at Syracuse University Libraries, has been selected as one of five Association of Research Libraries’ (ARL) Visiting Program Officers to advance the Research Library Impact Framework initiative, beginning July 1, 2019. The Research Library Impact Framework initiative explores library services, operations, Continue Reading →

Libraries Awarded Collaborative Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded an $82,688 grant to the University of Rochester, Colgate University, Cornell University, and Syracuse University to plan and pilot a skill-sharing program. The grant is part of the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program, which supports developing a diverse workforce of Continue Reading →

New Databases in History, Maps & Literature

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 8, 2004

The following new databases have been added to SU Library’s collection of electronic resources and are available online. HarpWeek : Full text access to Harper’s Weekly from 1857 to 1877, including the Civil War and Reconstruction eras. This database includes scanned images of the periodical in addition to searchable text. Continue Reading →

New JSTOR Collection

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 8, 2004

SU Library has added a new JSTOR collection to its electronic journal subscriptions. The Arts & Sciences III Collection is focused on the arts and humanities and currently contains 33 Language & Literature journals, 32 Music journals, and 7 journals in the disciplines of Art & Art History and Architecture Continue Reading →

Wilson Database Changes

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 17, 2003

Wilson Business Periodicals Index and the Index to Legal Periodicals will no longer be available to SU Library users as of Wednesday, December 17, 2003. Applied Science & Technology, Biological & Agricultural Index and Essay & General Literature Index will be unavailable on Wednesday, December 17 but will be re-instated Continue Reading →

Open Access Journals Added

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 11, 2003

600 new peer-reviewed journals are now accessible through the Full Text Journal Locator. Freely available from the DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals, these journals represent a wide variety of subject areas, from information science (Journal of Digital Information) to chemistry (BMC Biochemistry) and the fine arts (Scope: an on-line Continue Reading →