Libraries News and Events

Potential Additions to the Principal Collections to Explore

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access during February 2018. Continue Reading →

SU Libraries to host Human Library event April 11; book volunteers needed

Fifth annual Human Library event will take place on April 11 from noon – 5 p.m. in Bird Library. Organizers are currently seeking volunteers to serve as human books. Continue Reading →

Film preservation specialist Deborah Stoiber to give annual Brodsky Lecture on March 22 in Bird Library

Deborah Stoiber, collection manager of the Moving Image Department at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, will give the lecture Conserving cinema’s legacy at George Eastman Museum on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 1:30­–3 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Jeremy Ring ’92 to speak for National Entrepreneurship Week

Celebrate National Entrepreneurship Week@SU with Jeremy Ring ‘92, one of Yahoo!’s early team members who helped grow it to a $120 billion valuation in six years, and then went on to a distinguished career in public service. Continue Reading →

Potential Resources for Review in February

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access during February 2018. Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center to host spring listening parties

The Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries, in conjunction with La Casita Cultural Center, will host two spring listening parties this month featuring recordings from the Bell Brothers Collection of Latin American and Caribbean Recordings. Both events are free and open to the public. Continue Reading →

Luz Perez is spring 2018 Blackstone LaunchPad Engagement Scholar

Luz Perez (’20), a triple major in Entrepreneurship, Accounting, and Citizenship and Civic Engagement, is this spring’s Blackstone Launchpad engagement scholar at Syracuse University. Continue Reading →

Potential Additions to the Principal Collections

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access. Continue Reading →

Mendeley workshops on Wednesday, February 21

Do you want to learn more about organizing your citations and PDFs in the research process? Please join the Syracuse University Libraries on Wednesday, February 21 for a Mendeley workshop. Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others Continue Reading →

“StoryCorps” to feature SU alumna Dr. Sharon Brangman

Syracuse University alumna Dr. Sharon Brangman ‘77 and her daughter Dr. Jenna Lester are featured in a StoryCorps interview, to be broadcast on NPR’s Morning Edition on Friday, January 26 at 6:20 a.m. and 8:20 a.m. EST. Continue Reading →

New resource: SciFinder Web Edition

By Pamela McLaughlin | October 6, 2008

The Library has activated access to the web version of SciFinder. Unlike the desktop program, SciFinder Web can be used from off-campus via the EZproxy authentication server. SciFinder Web Edition offers many of the features of the desktop version of SciFinder Scholar. In addition, in this new browser-based version, you Continue Reading →

Dawn of a New Age: an exhibition on migration in support of the Syracuse Symposium

By Pamela McLaughlin | October 1, 2008

Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center (SCRC), in conjunction with this year’s Syracuse Symposium and its theme of “migration,” will present a fall exhibition titled “Dawn of a New Age: The Immigrant Contribution to the Arts in America.” The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, runs Continue Reading →

Library hosts live broadcasts of Presidential and Vice Presidential debates

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 23, 2008

Watch the live broadcasts of the Presidential and Vice Presidential debates in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, Room 114, E.S. Bird Library. The debate schedule is: Friday, September 26th, 9 -10:30 p.m. (Obama/McCain #1) Thursday, October 2nd, 9 -10:30 p.m. (Biden/Palin) Tuesday October 7th, 9 -10:30 p.m. (Obama/McCain #2) Wednesday, Continue Reading →

Use and support the John Dau Sudan Foundation

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 16, 2008

A team of SU students is promoting the use of the search engine as a way to support the John Dau Sudan Foundation. Goodsearch is a Yahoo-powered search engine that donates a penny to the charity of your choice for every search you make. A corollary service,, also Continue Reading →

RefWorks training sessions scheduled

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 12, 2008

The Library will offer a number of RefWorks training sessions in September and October. RefWorks is an online citation management tool available to all SU students and faculty. Students and faculty are encouraged to attend a session and learn how RefWorks can simplify and enhance the process of organizing research Continue Reading →

Charlotte Hess appointed Associate University Librarian for Collections and Scholarly Communication

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 11, 2008

Charlotte Hess has been appointed associate university librarian for collections and scholarly communication at Syracuse University Library. She is responsible for guiding new initiatives to evaluate, strengthen and promote the collections of the SU libraries. She will also provide leadership in developing goals, and determining policies and directions to meet Continue Reading →

K. Matthew Dames appointed Library Copyright & Information Policy Adviser

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 11, 2008

K. Matthew Dames (G ’01) has been appointed Copyright & Information Policy Adviser at Syracuse University Library, effective August 2008. In this newly created position, Dames provides strategy, advice, guidance, and education to the Library on copyright and information policy issues so the Library can effectively deliver information, scholarship, and Continue Reading →

Scott Warren: new Science and Technology bibliographer

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 11, 2008

Scott Warren has been appointed bibliographer for science and technology at Syracuse University Library. He is responsible for evaluating, strengthening and promoting the science and technology collections of the Syracuse University Library in alignment with the teaching and research needs of the University. Warren was associate director of the Burlington Continue Reading →

Simmons Choices III: new consumer data source

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 5, 2008

Simmons Choices III (Experian Consumer Research) is a CD containing extensive survey data for a large sampling of American consumers and households. Available at leading business libraries across the U.S., Choices III allows cross tabulation of hundreds of consumer product categories, with usage data for over 8,000 brands, inclusive of Continue Reading →

New resource: Science Reference Center

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 3, 2008

Science Reference Center from EBSCO is a comprehensive research database that provides access to a wide range of full text science-oriented content. It contains more than 630 full text titles, including leading science encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals, as well biographies and images. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & Continue Reading →