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 →

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 →

SU Library adds China Data Online database

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 3, 2008

Syracuse University Library now subscribes to China Data Online, the product of a collaboration between the University of Michigan’s China Data Center and All China Market Research Co., Ltd. China Data Online provides comprehensive information on China’s economic and social development at national, provincial, county, city, and industrial levels. Its Continue Reading →

Arts & Humanities Services features Michelangelo display

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 27, 2008

In recognition of the current SU Art Galleries exhibition, Michelangelo: The Man and the Myth, Arts & Humanities Services presents The Age of Michelangelo, a display featuring library items related to Italian Renaissance culture and everyday life during the lifespan of Michelangelo (1474-1564). The display is located on the 4th Continue Reading →