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 →

SU Library awarded Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to conduct ethnographic study of academic and library cultures

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 20, 2007

Syracuse University Library has been awarded a $53,000 planning grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to conduct an ethnographic study of academic and library cultures. The purpose of the study is to gain insight into how teaching, learning and research in a highly ranked professional school are being conducted Continue Reading →

New WW II Display in Arts & Humanities Services

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 13, 2007

The Arts & Humanities Services Department, located on the 4th floor of E.S. Bird Library, is currently exhibiting “Home Front America, 1941-1945.” This display features Library and personal items related to the happenings in the States during World War II. Topics examined include rationing, civil defense, the role of women, Continue Reading →

Library Biblio Gallery features new student art

By Pamela McLaughlin | October 12, 2007

Syracuse University Library’s Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library is now featuring artwork by Joshua Kaplan, a painting major in the School of Art and Design. The show will run through November 2, 2007. The Biblio Gallery web site is located at For more information, contact Continue Reading →

New Resources for Data and Statistics

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 16, 2007

Numeric Data Services (NDS), a unit of the Social Sciences Services Department in E. S. Bird Library, announces the addition of several new resources for those interested in finding statistical information to use in a report or data for statistical analysis. Located on the Numeric Data Services web page, the Continue Reading →

Database Upgrade – Academic OneFile replaces Expanded Academic ASAP

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 12, 2007

Academic OneFile is a premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. Full-Text: More than 6,300 full-text titles (more Continue Reading →

6th Floor Exhibit: “The Never-Ending Wrong: The Execution of Sacco and Vanzetti”

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 7, 2007

The University Library’s Special Collections Research Center has mounted an exhibition called “The Never-Ending Wrong: The Execution of Sacco and Vanzetti” on the sixth-floor of E. S. Bird Library. The exhibit is available weekdays (excepting holidays) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 31, 2007. An exhibit opening celebration Continue Reading →

New Database: Africa-wide: NiPAD

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 29, 2007

Combining South African and African Studies, NiPAD provides access to two million records and integrates information from over 40 smaller databases published in Africa, Europe, and the United States. Subject coverage includes politics, history, economics, business, mining, natural sciences, environment, development, social issues, anthropology, literature, language, law, music, tourism, and Continue Reading →

New Banned Books Display

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 28, 2007

The Library Arts & Humanities Services Department presents “Freedom Under Fire: Book Banning Past and Present,” a display showcasing prominent books that have been challenged or banned by public institutions for religious, political, social, or sexual reasons. Offered in recognition of the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week (September 29 Continue Reading →

Nominate a Banned Book

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 20, 2007

Do you have a favorite banned or challenged book? In conjunction with the Newhouse School’s upcoming year-long First Amendment celebration, the library is working on plans for Banned Books Week 2007, September 29 – October 6, 2007. We are creating a web page with a list of banned or challenged Continue Reading →

Library Opens Art Gallery

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 26, 2007

Visit the new Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library, now showing the artwork of Elena Peteva, MFA candidate in Painting in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The show will run through June 30, 2007. The Biblio Gallery web site is located at For more Continue Reading →