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 →

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 →

New York Center for the Book reauthorized through 2010

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 4, 2008

The New York Center for the Book at Syracuse University Library has been reauthorized by the Library of Congress to continue through 2010. The New York Center is a state affiliate of the Library of Congress (LC) Center for the Book, which was founded in 1977 as a public-private partnership Continue Reading →

New Biblio Gallery display: Inner Selves

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 28, 2008

Arts & Humanities Services presents Inner Selves, a collaborative display created by participants in Enable (an individualized service center for people with disabilities) and Writing 205 students from Syracuse University. In this display, the students help articulate the thoughts and emotions of the Enable participants, who describe their lives and Continue Reading →

Elaine Coppola receives 2008 Distinguished Service Award from Syracuse University Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 21, 2008

Elaine Coppola, Librarian for Government Information, Political Science and International Relations in the Social Sciences and Area Studies Department at Syracuse University Library has received the 2008 Syracuse University Library Distinguished Service Award. Elaine’s letters of support were strong and eloquent in outlining her many contributions to Syracuse University Library. Continue Reading →

Shoah Visual History Archive of Holocaust survivor and witness testimonies now available

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 1, 2008

Syracuse University Library now offers access to the world’s largest archive of visual histories of the Holocaust. The Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive, housed at the University of Southern California, includes nearly 52,000 video testimonies of Holocaust survivors, rescuers and other witnesses gathered by the Shoah Foundation. The interviews, Continue Reading →

Exhibition: Invasion! The Culture of Fear in America

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 29, 2008

The Syracuse University Library and Renée Crown University Honors Program are presenting Invasion! The Culture of Fear in America, a student-curated exhibition of books, manuscripts and art from the Special Collections Research Center. A gallery reception will be held on Tuesday, April 29, at 5 p.m. on the sixth floor Continue Reading →

Invasion! The Culture of Fear in America, new student-curated Special Collections Research Center exhibition

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 25, 2008

The Syracuse University Library and Renée Crown University Honors Program are pleased to present Invasion! The Culture of Fear in America, a student-curated exhibition of books, manuscripts, and art from the Special Collections Research Center. A gallery reception will be held on Tuesday, April 29 at 5 p.m. on the Continue Reading →

Arts & Humanities Services presents display of Ancient Wonders

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 22, 2008

Arts & Humanities Services is currently featuring an exhibition entitled Ancient Wonders, a display of SU Library materials related to the cultural achievements of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, and other past cultures. The display is located on the 4th floor of Bird Library and will remain up until mid-June.

Physics Library closing on May 9, 2008

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 21, 2008

Due to growing demands for faculty and laboratory spaces in the Physics Building, the Library and the Physics Department have agreed to close the Physics Library. The last day of operation will be Friday, May 9, 2008. Physics materials will be relocated to the Science and Technology Library at Carnegie, Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Library awarded $250,000 grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 20, 2008

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $250,000 to Syracuse University Library for the creation of detailed descriptive catalog records for historical 78-rpm sound recordings held by the Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive. SU Library will join another 78s cataloging project that was previously funded by the Mellon Foundation, partnering Continue Reading →