Libraries News and Events

Libraries add Oxford Scholarship Online

Syracuse University Libraries now provide access to Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO), with over 14,000 titles from Oxford University Press (OUP). Continue Reading →

JoVE Training Session

On Tuesday, July 31 the Syracuse University Libraries will welcome Dave Price from JoVE, Journal of Visualized Experiments, to discuss integrating JoVE content into your courses. Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Libraries’ study room bookings move online

Online booking system now available for reserving study rooms in Bird and Carnegie Libraries. Continue Reading →

“Hemmed in by Nature” on display in Bird Library

Bird Library is currently displaying the sculpture “Hemmed in by Nature” by artist Mark Povinelli on the second floor atrium 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 →

SU Library acquires National Plastics Center collection, artifacts

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 25, 2008

Syracuse University Library and the National Plastics Center in Leominster, Massachusetts have signed a memorandum of understanding transferring the Center’s collection to the SU Library. This action creates the “National Plastics Center at Syracuse University.” Founded in 1982, the National Plastics Center and Museum has amassed one of the nation’s Continue Reading →

Availability of library public workstations now online

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 21, 2008

In partnership with ITS, the Library now provides information about the availability of public workstations on the Web. The URL to the system is On the left of the page is a listing of the locations of library public workstations. Select a location to see which workstations are available Continue Reading →

SU Library to add 350 Sage titles to e-journal collection

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 17, 2008

Effective January 1, 2009, the Syracuse University Library has added nearly 350 online journals to its already extensive holdings. The journals, which span numerous disciplines, are all published by Sage Publications, a respected publisher of academic titles. The library was already purchasing about 150 Sage journals and, with this addition, Continue Reading →

Library receives gift of Middle Eastern collection

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 7, 2008

Syracuse University Library recently received the personal book collection of Khalil I. Semaan, professor emeritus of Arabic at Binghamton University. Semaan’s gift consists of about 3,000 items and constitutes his personal research library collected over a period of more than 40 years. The extensive collection provides a strong core of Continue Reading →

Students now able to sign up for a tutor in Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | October 24, 2008

In a partnership with the Bird Library Learning Commons, the Tutoring and Study Center is now offering students the opportunity to sign up for tutoring services right in the library. The TSC provides academic tutors for Syracuse University students seeking to do better in their courses. To sign up for Continue Reading →

New exhibit: Dayglo Eggshells

By Pamela McLaughlin | October 16, 2008

Arts & Humanities Services currently presents Dayglo Eggshells: The Art of the Bootleg Mask, an exhibition featuring inexpensive Halloween masks from the late 20th century, many of which imitate icons from popular culture. The display, curated by SUL staff member Stephen Singer, is located on the 4th floor of Bird 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 →