Libraries News and Events

Syracuse University student venture captures top prize in international innovation competition

Josh Aviv, co-founder and CEO of SparkCharge, won grand prize at the Blackstone/Techstars global venture pitch competition in New York City on October 18. Continue Reading →

Additional Resources for Review

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

AIAS/ARR Fall Book Club event

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) and the Architecture Reading Room present its fall book club event on Sunday, October 22 at 6 p.m. in Slocum Hall’s Auditorium. Continue Reading →

Bird Library offers extended hours during midterms, October 13-22

In collaboration with the Student Association, Bird Library be open for extended hours during fall semester midterms, including the weekends of October 14-15 and October 21-22. Continue Reading →

Where Have All the Alphabets Gone? Disappearing Traditional Writing Systems and the Worldwide Loss of Cultural identity

“Where Have All the Alphabets Gone?”, talk by Tim Brookes on Friday, November 3, 2017, 10:00–11:30 a.m. in 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

University Archives to host Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Open Archives

To commemorate Remembrance Week 2017, the Libraries will host two Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Open Archives sessions. Continue Reading →

Libraries to offer series of events for Open Access Week, October 23-29

Libraries to offer series of events for Open Access Week, October 23-29 Continue Reading →

Looking for creators for ‘Cuse Market, October 20 at Bird Library

The Blackstone LaunchPad id seeking participants for annual ‘Cuse Market on October 20 in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Potential Resources for Review in October

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access through the end of October 2017. Continue Reading →

Goudy@Syracuse opening reception on October 5

An opening reception for the exhibition Goudy@Syracuse: A Legacy by Design will be held on Thursday, October 5 from 4:30 – 6 p.m. on the 6th floor of Bird Library, in conjunction with Orange Central. Continue Reading →

Starting August 21: IM us your library questions.

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 14, 2006

Starting on August 21, you can chat live with a librarian using instant messaging service and get reference and research help in realtime. From your IM account, type in the screen name: SULibraryHelp. Visit the SU Library web site ( and click on Ask Us for IM hours.

Exhibition: The Horse in Art, 4th floor of E. S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 31, 2006

Arts & Humanities Services currently presents The Horse in Art, a display featuring SU Library materials related to the artistic representation of horses from prehistory to the present day. The display will remain up until late August. Contact: Edward Gokey 315-443-4160

H.W. Wilson Databases Migrate to New Interface

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 6, 2006

As of July 1, the OCLC FirstSearch interface has been replaced by WilsonWeb for access to the H.W. Wilson databases (indexes, abstracts and full text). This change will be reflected in the SULinks service, the databases Main Menu as well as the E Journal Locator and the SUMMIT catalog. Users Continue Reading →

Cite Your Sources Easily with RefWorks

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 29, 2006

RefWorks, the popular web-based bibliographic management database, is now available to SU students, faculty and staff through a campus-wide license purchased by Syracuse University Library. RefWorks, from Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, is a leading online tool for helping students better understand and efficiently manage proper academic citation formats. RefWorks also provides Continue Reading →

Computing and printing trial ongoing in E.S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 10, 2006

Many students would like to be able to work on papers and print them out from the Library. In response to their requests, E.S. Bird Library has launched a computing and printing trial. For the trial, 11 General Reference Area computers will provide students with access to Microsoft Office software Continue Reading →

Jan. 17: Architecture Reading Room to Reopen Downtown

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 12, 2006

As part of the School of Architecture move, the Architecture Reading Room in Slocum Hall closed on December 15, 2005, and will reopen in its new downtown location on January 17, 2006. The Architecture Reading Room can be reached at its original phone number: 443-3518. Melinda Dermody Head of Arts Continue Reading →

New Versions of SciFinder Scholar Available

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 9, 2005

SciFinder Scholar 2006 is a major upgrade for the Windows platform with improved search tools. SciFinder Scholar 2006 for Windows requires Windows 98, Me, 2000, XP, or NT 4.0. A web browser is needed to access full text via ChemPort, online Help, and Internet resources within the Tools menu. Plug-ins Continue Reading →

SRDS business publications now online

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 7, 2005

Syracuse University Library has recently subscribed to the online version of several SRDS publications, including: – Consumer Magazine Advertising Source – Newspaper Advertising Source – Radio Advertising Source – TV & Cable Source – Business Publication Advertising Source You will find these online publications on the Library’s databases page, Continue Reading →

New Database for American Music

By Pamela McLaughlin | October 6, 2005

The Library has just acquired a new database for music: The Database of Recorded American Music (DRAM). As part of New World’s mandate to serve the educational community, DRAM utilizes JSTOR as a model, and facilitates American music research by scholars and students by offering on-demand, streaming access of complete Continue Reading →

ILLiad (interlibrary loan) has a new URL:

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 17, 2005

To connect with ILLiad you must type “https:” (instead of “http:”) at the beginning of the URL.