Libraries News and Events

Boost the ’Cuse (#BoostCuse): Syracuse University’s first-ever Giving Day happens on October 17

Boost the ’Cuse (#BoostCuse) is Syracuse University’s first-ever giving day—a 24-hour giving campaign focused on participation that begins  at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2017.  The campaign goal is to to inspire at least 1,870 alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends to make a gift to Syracuse University. 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. During this period, Bird Library will be open until midnight on Friday nights, open at 9 a.m.on both Saturdays and Sundays, and stay open 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. Join archivist Vanessa St.Oegger-Menn for an open viewing of selected materials from the Archives. The Archive includes paper-based materials, correspondence, government reports and legislation, photographs, artwork, audio visual material, as well Continue Reading →

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

Today’s scholarly publishing landscape is broad and inclusive of many publication choices, based upon format, copyright, and more. With evidence showing the citation advantage of Open Access (OA), the Syracuse University Libraries are celebrating Open Access Week International this year. Come join us for lectures throughout the week on a 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 →

Breuer materials featured in Queens Museum exhibition

A selection of drawings from the Marcel Breuer Papers at Syracuse University’s Special Collections Research Center are featured in the current exhibition at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadow. Continue Reading →

Additional Fall Experts@Syracuse Training Sessions

The Office of Research and the Syracuse University Libraries will host two additional training sessions for Experts@Syracuse. Continue Reading →

Announcing Availability of the SIAM Electronic Journal Archive

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 3, 2005

Syracuse University Library recently purchased LOCUS, the SIAM electronic archive. SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) publishes journals in applied mathematics and computational sciences. The SIAM archive makes all articles published from 1952 to 1996 available in full text electronic format. Each article is available as a searchable PDF. Continue Reading →

“The Bill of Rights” traveling exhibition visits E.S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 27, 2005

“The Bill of Rights,” a traveling exhibition by book artist Richard Minsky will be available for viewing in the Sixth Floor Gallery of E.S. Bird Library from January 31 to April 1, 2005. This exhibition is sponsored by the Special Collections Research Center. Minsky will, in addition, deliver a lecture Continue Reading →

March 4 and 5: Book artist Richard Minsky to give lecture and workshop

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 27, 2005

Prominent book artist Richard Minsky will deliver a lecture in the Syracuse Seminar in the History of the Book series titled “Material as Metaphor” at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2005, in the Hillyer Room on the sixth floor of E.S. Bird Library. The following day Minsky will offer Continue Reading →

Need tax forms? Find Federal and New York State tax forms on the 3rd floor of E.S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 27, 2005

See the display of tax forms and instruction booklets in the hallway near the elevators. If you do not see the form or instruction you need, ask at our desk. Every form is available for photocopying. In addition, forms are available at the following web sites: Federal New York Continue Reading →

Research Starting Points, a New Web Resource

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 21, 2004

A vast array of online and print resources is available to researchers at Syracuse University Library. Experienced researchers have learned which search tools best serve their needs and how to efficiently navigate within and between them. However, this multitude of choices is quite daunting for the uninitiated. In response, the Continue Reading →

3 More Databases Enhanced with SULinks

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 20, 2004

Three new databases have been enhanced with SU Library’s open url linking service, SULinks. These databases are: CAB Direct International Index to Music Periodicals (Chadwyck Healey) International Index to the Performing Arts (Chadwyck Healey) For more information about the SULinks service and how it streamlines the research process, visit, the Continue Reading →

New User Interface for Cambridge Scientific Databases

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 20, 2004

CSA has developed a new interface for users, named Illumina. Users will now see a different look when they log into databases published by Cambridge Scientific Abstracts. Combined, Syracuse University Library and Moon Library at SUNY ESF subscribe to over twenty databases from CSA, from ARTbibliographies Modern to Environmental Sciences Continue Reading →

ALCS History E-Book Project Collection Grows

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 9, 2004

The ACLS History E-Book Project announced today that its site now includes almost 1000 titles–selected by historians in the fields of American, Asian, European, and Middle Eastern history, and the history of technology. The History E Book Project will continue to add titles and fields, including forth-coming books in Latin Continue Reading →

Project Muse Access — Week of December 7

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 7, 2004

University Router Issues May Result in Access Difficulties The Johns Hopkins University’s network, on which Project MUSE’s primary server resides, is experiencing routing difficulties which may cause some users to be denied access to our web site at Users who experience difficulty accessing MUSE at this URL are encouraged Continue Reading →

Library Launches New Soul of Syracuse Web Site

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 16, 2004

In response to Chancellor Nancy Cantor s invitation, to campus and community, to explore the Soul of Syracuse, the Syracuse University Library will lead an exploration of the concept of soul itself. The What Is Soul? program will include an interactive website, a keepsake publication, a symposium, and a keynote Continue Reading →