Libraries News and Events

ProQuest scheduled maintenance on August 18, 2018

On Saturday August 18, ProQuest will be performing scheduled maintenance. Continue Reading →

Classic Catalog changes on August 14

On Tuesday morning, August 14, the URL address for the Classic Catalog will change to Continue Reading →

SU startup PowerSpike raises $500K in seed funding, joins Techstars Atlanta

PowerSpike, the leading influencer marketing and analytics platform for live streaming, recently announced it closed a seed funding round of $500,000. The Syracuse University startup also won a spot in the prestigious Techstars Atlanta startup accelerator. Continue Reading →

Visit our Patio Cafés during SU Welcome 2018

Stop by the Pages Patio Café at Bird Library for complimentary refreshments, à la carte snacks and beverages, or just a place to sit and relax under the test or inside our air-conditioned building. Library tours and information will be available. Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Self-service Check-out Debuts at E. S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 24, 2007

Syracuse University students, faculty, staff, and other eligible users now have the option to use a self-service kiosk to check out books and other circulating materials from E. S. Bird Library. To access the device, users will need to bring their valid SU ID card issued by the Syracuse University Continue Reading →

Share Your RefWorks Citations Using RefShare

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 23, 2007

SU Library currently has a trial subscription to RefShare, which allows users to share their RefWorks database or specific folders from their RefWorks database with others. RefShare allows users to export, print, generate a list of references, and even use custom output styles at the folder or database level. RefWorks Continue Reading →

Tasha Cooper Edits New Information Literacy Text

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 18, 2007

Librarian and NY Center for the Book director Tasha Cooper has co-edited (with Douglas Cook) a new book on information literacy, Teaching information literacy skills to social sciences students and practitioners : a casebook of applications. The title was published in 2006 by the Association of College and Research Libraries Continue Reading →

Janet Pease profiled on Institute of Physics web site

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 18, 2007

Janet Pease, head of the Science and Technology Library, was recently interviewed for the Institute of Physics web feature, Sixty seconds with… located at Congratulations, Janet!

Web of Science – Backfile Expanded to 1985

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 17, 2007

The Library has added 10 years to the backfile of the Web of Science, which now spans from 1985 to the present. Web of Science includes the Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index. To take advantage of the new coverage, previous Continue Reading →

Barbara Opar authors chapter in award-winning book

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 17, 2007

Barbara Opar, librarian in the Arts & Humanities Services Department of Syracuse University Library and liaison to the School of Architecture, contributed the chapter “Architectural Engineering” to Using the Engineering Literature, published by Routledge in 2006. The title was recently chosen as the 2007 recipient of the Best Reference Work Continue Reading →