Libraries News and Events

“Film Tasting” celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of SU creatives

“Film Tasting,” a pop-up student film and animation showcase, will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13 in Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building. Continue Reading →

Blackstone LaunchPad hosts Syracuse qualifier for the Hult Prize competition, “The Nobel Prize” for student startups

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library will host a December 11 campus qualifier for the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for the creation of new social businesses. Continue Reading →

King Family gift supports Architecture Reading Room renovation, renaming

A generous gift from Russell A. King ’52 and his late wife, Joan “Jiggy” King ’50 will create the King + King Architecture Library Endowed Support Fund, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of King + King Architects. Continue Reading →

December 11-15 is “Food for Fines”

Donate food and reduce your library fines! For each healthy, nonperishable food item donated by an individual from December 11-15 his/her overdue fines will be reduced by $1. Continue Reading →

SparkCharge shares top prize in FuzeHub 2017 Commercialization Competition

SparkCharge was among the five companies taking top prize in FuzeHub’s 2017 Commercialization Competition. Continue Reading →

Impact Prize winners announced

Winners of the first Impact Prize competition at Syracuse University were announced this week. Solutions to social, civic, environmental, economic, or other public challenges were developed by a field of 36 teams, with finalists competing November 14 in front of a live audience as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week at Syracuse University. Continue Reading →

Consequences of Classification: Systemic Violence Against Marginalized Communities

“Consequences of Classification: Systemic Violence Against Marginalized Communities” talk on Monday, December 4, 2017, 5:15–6:30 p.m. in 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

AJ Damiano scores another win with PowerSpike

Angelo (AJ) Damiano ’18, founder of student startup PowerSpike, won the $7,500 top prize in the U.S.-Western NY regionals of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA). Continue Reading →

Resource Spotlight: Early European Books (EEB)

The Libraries recently purchased access to Early European Books, a expansive collection of digitized works printed in Europe between 1450-1700. Continue Reading →

Charters Adult Education Grants-in-Aid available; applications due March 1, 2018

The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at Syracuse University Libraries invites applicants for its Alexander N. and Margaret Charters Adult Education Grants-in-Aid Program, now in its seventh year. 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 http://library.syr.edu/research/database/index.html, 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: https://illiad.syr.edu.

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 17, 2005

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

In addition to the Web of Knowledge, the Library has added many new databases in all subject areas to its extensive collection of electronic resources.

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 11, 2005

These new databases became available on July 1 and are accessible via SUMMIT, the online catalog, and the Databases Main Menu. The new databases include: ARTstor A collection of 300,000 images for use in the teaching and study of art, architecture and archaelogy. Specialized image collections include Asian art, Native Continue Reading →

The Library has acquired ISI Web of Knowledge, the premiere citation database for all science, social science, and humanities disciplines, along with backfiles to 1995.

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 11, 2005

Web of Knowledge provides access to the content of 8,700 authoritative, high-impact journals, including 200 open-access journals covered by Science Citation Index ExpandedTM, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Using cited reference searching, a unique search method, users can navigate forward, backward, and through the literature, Continue Reading →

New Databases at SU Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 11, 2005

In addition to the Web of Knowledge, the Library has added many new databases in all subject areas to its extensive collection of electronic resources. These became available on July 1 and are accessible via SUMMIT, the online catalog, and the Databases Main Menu. The new databases include: ARTstor A Continue Reading →