Libraries News and Events

Syracuse University Libraries statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion

Dean of Libraries and University Librarian David Seaman has issued a statement on diversity and inclusion from the University Libraries. Continue Reading →

Syracuse University teams capture awards at NY Business Plan Competition

SU student entrepreneurship teams won five awards at the 9th annual New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC). Continue Reading →

Resource Spotlight: Oxford Handbooks Online

Syracuse University Libraries’ have added Oxford Handbooks Online to its collections. It offers nearly 900 handbook titles published by Oxford University Press from 2004 to the present. Continue Reading →

2018 RvD iPrize winners announced

Winners in the 2018 RvD iPrize competition were announced at an event on March 23 at Syracuse University’s Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Additions and Expansions to the Principal Collection

The Libraries’ have added many new and expanded resources to the Principal Collection to support your research and teaching. Continue Reading →

Digitalia Hispanica

The Libraries have added Digitalia Hispanica, a global academic database of Spanish language e-books and e-journals. Continue Reading →

Visual History Archive (USC Shoah Foundation and ProQuest)

Overview of Visual History Archive, a streaming video collection of primary-source testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides. Continue Reading →

LaunchPad and NYS STLC offer tech commercialization office hours

College of Law students from the NYS STLC program will hold office hours at Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library to discuss patent searching strategies and assist with conducting a patent search. Continue Reading →

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 →

Presentation by Jeremy Ring ’92 on 2/21 cancelled

The presentation by Jeremy Ring ’92, who was scheduled to speak at Bird Library on Wednesday, February 21, has been cancelled. Jeremy lives in Parkland, Florida and has been deeply affected by the recent tragedy there. He needs to attend to matters with his family, friends, and community for the Continue Reading →

New website on library “green” initiatives launched

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 28, 2009

The Library “Green” Team announces the launch of a new Library Green Guide website. The site includes information about both Library and SU’s Green UniverseCity sustainability initiatives, as well as links to information about similar programs across the country. The site also has a suggestion box where users can also Continue Reading →

‘An Alphabet in Your Own Backyard’ exhibition features art books by Syracuse University, Henninger High School Students

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 20, 2009

Syracuse University Library, in partnership with Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts and the Syracuse City School District, is now presenting “An Alphabet in Your Own Backyard”, an exhibition of handmade accordion books. The exhibition is currently located in the new display case on the first floor of Continue Reading →

Library acquires Materials Science journal backfiles

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 18, 2009

The Syracuse University Library has purchased Elsevier’s Materials Science backfile, consisting of online content for 108 Elsevier journal titles for years prior to 1995 (years of coverage varies by journal). The library has offered many of these journals from 1995 onward via Science Direct and has others in print. With Continue Reading →

Belfer Cylinders Digital Connection

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 18, 2009

Syracuse University Library’s Belfer Audio Archive now offers Web access to its collection of cylinder sound recordings. Cylinders were the earliest form of commercially produced sound recordings, popular from the late 1880s through the 1920s. Belfer’s collection of 22,000 cylinders represents 12,000 unique titles and is the largest of any Continue Reading →

SU Carnegie Library Digital Collection now available

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 29, 2009

The Syracuse University Library and University Archives have created a new digital collection of Carnegie Library images. This fully searchable digital collection of Carnegie Library photographs includes over 200 images of the Syracuse University Carnegie Library from the 1905 ground breaking to the 2007 centennial. The collection includes images of Continue Reading →

New SCRC exhibition on The Portfolio Club of Syracuse

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 29, 2009

A new exhibition, “A Goodly Heritage of Study: The Portfolio Club of Syracuse,” is now on display in Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center. Displayed are the archives of a still-thriving women’s study club that was formed in 1875 in Syracuse. The Portfolio Club exemplifies a post-Civil War movement Continue Reading →

RefWorks training sessions scheduled

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 27, 2009

The Library will offer a number of RefWorks training sessions during the spring semester. RefWorks is an online citation management tool available to all SU students and faculty. Attend a session and learn how RefWorks can simplify and enhance the process of organizing research materials. Hands-on sessions will include demonstrations Continue Reading →

New Library website available for comment

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 12, 2009

The Library has released a beta version of a new Library website for trial and comment. The new site is available from on-campus locations at this time and will be available from off-campus in the near future. Visitors can make comments and suggestions via a survey form prominently located on Continue Reading →

New economic data resources

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 6, 2009

During 2008, Syracuse University Library acquired several data sets of potential interest to SU researchers who are researching the current financial situation. Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data, 2000-2007, which comprises every mortgage application made in the United States, and Government Sponsored Enterprises data, which includes all mortgages purchased by Continue Reading →

Media Services to relocate

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 11, 2008

The staff, services, and collections of the Library’s Media Services Department will be relocated to other areas of the library during the semester break. They will be available in their new locations on Monday, December 22, 2008. At that time, the Media Services area on the lower level of Bird Continue Reading →