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 →

E.S. Bird Library now open 24 hours a day, Sunday through Friday

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 26, 2008

Beginning in the fall 2008 semester, the Learning Commons on the lower three floors of E.S. Bird Library will remain open from Sunday at 10 a.m. through Friday at 10:00 p.m. These new, extended hours will provide access to study spaces, technology, and library resources at times convenient to student Continue Reading →

The Marketing of the Candidate: an exhibition of presidential campaign memorabilia

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 26, 2008

A fascinating collection of memorabilia associated with presidential campaigns from 1824 to 1972 is now on display on the 6th floor of E.S. Bird Library. Drawn from the artifactual collections of Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center, the exhibition of buttons, banners, bumper stickers, brochures, apparel, and other items Continue Reading →

Ann Skiold to serve at Syracuse University in Florence Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 29, 2008

Syracuse University Library’s art librarian, Ann Skiold, will join the library staff of Syracuse University in Florence (SUF) from August 2008 through June 2009. The Florence Library and Media Lab maintain a multi-disciplinary, multi-format collection that supports teaching and research in the range of disciplines taught at SUF, including Architecture, Continue Reading →

SU Library subscribes to Scopus database

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 17, 2008

Syracuse University Library now subscribes to the Scopus database, published by Elsevier. Scopus is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary abstract and citation database covering scientific, engineering, medical, and social sciences information. In addition to title, author, and subject searching, Scopus provides cited reference searching capabilities, links to full-text, saved searches, and an Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Library receives major gift of sound recordings from family of Morton J. Savada

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 2, 2008

Syracuse University Library’s Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive has received a major gift from the family of the late Morton J. “Morty” Savada—the complete inventory of his Manhattan record store, Records Revisited, including more than 200,000 78-rpm records, along with a related print collection of catalogs, discographies and other materials. Continue Reading →

Book Arts Exhibition on Bird Sixth Floor

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 1, 2008

This new exhibition in the hall exhibit case on the sixth floor of E.S. Bird library features an exploration of the book by students in Foundation Bookmaking (FND 116) and Hand Paper Print/Book workshop (PRT 552) in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The exhibition will run through August Continue Reading →

Access to Academic OneFile database discontinued on September 1

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 30, 2008

On September 1, 2008, the Library will no longer subscribe to the Academic OneFile database. We are sending out this information in advance to enable those in the planning stages for the fall semester to make other arrangements. The library continues to offer several general and interdisciplinary databases, all of Continue Reading →

Blackwell Synergy e-journals to merge into Wiley InterScience

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 19, 2008

Effective Monday, June 30th 2008, all Blackwell journal content—including all full-text HTML and PDF versions of articles from current issues, backfiles, and issues published online before print—will be incorporated into Wiley InterScience. After June 30th, Blackwell Synergy will no longer be available. Access to Blackwell Synergy will end at the Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center awarded NHPRC grant for cartoon collections

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 10, 2008

The Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) has been awarded a grant of $79,440 by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) to support the arrangement and description of the library’s 134 unprocessed collections of original cartoon art. The funds will help support a full-time project archivist Continue Reading →

Pamela McLaughlin elected NYSHEI Board chair-elect

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 4, 2008

Pamela McLaughlin was elected to the position of chair-elect of the board of the New York State Higher Education Initiative (NYSHEI) at the group’s recent annual meeting in Syracuse. McLaughlin, who is director of communications and external relations at Syracuse University Library, was also elected to a three-year term on Continue Reading →