Libraries News and Events

Syracuse’s InVenture prize winners, Elizabeth Tar Angelo ’19 and Kayla Simon ’19 of In-Spire, advance to ACC finals

Elizabeth Tar Angelo ’19 and Kayla Simon ’19 will represent Syracuse University at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) InVenture Prize Competition on April 5-6 at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  Co-founders of In-Spire, a patent-pending bracelet that can work as a wearable asthma inhaler, they were selected as the top Continue Reading →

Potential Additions to the Principal Collections to Explore

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access during February 2018. Continue Reading →

SU Libraries to host Human Library event April 11; book volunteers needed

Fifth annual Human Library event will take place on April 11 from noon – 5 p.m. in Bird Library. Organizers are currently seeking volunteers to serve as human books. Continue Reading →

Film preservation specialist Deborah Stoiber to give annual Brodsky Lecture on March 22 in Bird Library

Deborah Stoiber, collection manager of the Moving Image Department at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, will give the lecture Conserving cinema’s legacy at George Eastman Museum on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 1:30­–3 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Presentation by Jeremy Ring ’92 on 2/21 cancelled

The presentation by Jeremy Ring ’92, who was scheduled to speak at Bird Library on Wednesday, February 21, has been cancelled. Jeremy lives in Parkland, Florida and has been deeply affected by the recent tragedy there. He needs to attend to matters with his family, friends, and community for the Continue Reading →

Potential Resources for Review in February

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access during February 2018. Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center to host spring listening parties

The Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries, in conjunction with La Casita Cultural Center, will host two spring listening parties this month featuring recordings from the Bell Brothers Collection of Latin American and Caribbean Recordings. Both events are free and open to the public. Continue Reading →

Luz Perez is spring 2018 Blackstone LaunchPad Engagement Scholar

Luz Perez (’20), a triple major in Entrepreneurship, Accounting, and Citizenship and Civic Engagement, is this spring’s Blackstone Launchpad engagement scholar at Syracuse University. Continue Reading →

Potential Additions to the Principal Collections

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access. Continue Reading →

Mendeley workshops on Wednesday, February 21

Do you want to learn more about organizing your citations and PDFs in the research process? Please join the Syracuse University Libraries on Wednesday, February 21 for a Mendeley workshop. Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others 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 →

ISI’s Web of Knowledge now Available

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 11, 2005

The essential (and long-awaited here at SU) database for research, ISI’s Web of Knowledge, is now available. The citation index provides access to the content of 8700 authoritative, high impact journals, including 200 open access journals, covered by Science Citation Index ExpandedTM, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Continue Reading →

This summer, materials on the second floor of E.S. Bird Library may not appear in their usual places because the Library is in the midst of a shifting project.

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 1, 2005

By the opening of the fall semester current periodicals and newspapers on the second floor of E.S. Bird Library, as well as materials having call numbers that begin with B, C, and D, will have been shifted to new second-floor locations. Current periodicals and newspapers will move to a more Continue Reading →

Did you know that Syracuse University Library includes a premier audio archive and laboratory?

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 29, 2005

Half hidden in the hill just east of E.S. Bird Library, the Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive was the first facility of its kind in the world built specifically to preserve an audio collection. More and more faculty and students are discovering that its door opens upon a world of Continue Reading →

Sept. 12 and 13 workshop: Introduction to GIS Using ArcGIS, to be held in E.S. Bird Library’s Electronic Training Center

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 7, 2005

The Library will sponsor a two-day workshop, Introduction to GIS Using ArcGIS 9.1, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 12 and 13, 2005. The workshop will be held in the Elecronic Training Center on the lower level of E.S. Bird Library. The workshop was originally scheduled for July Continue Reading →

Academic Integrity Report on Reserve at E. S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 5, 2005

Last fall, the Vice Chancellor and Provost’s Committee on Academic Integrity (VPCAI) conducted a survey regarding academic dishonesty on campus. The committee collected survey data from current graduate and undergraduate students, TAs and faculty at Syracuse University and SUNY ESF, and compared these data to those from other post-secondary institutions. Continue Reading →

Web page on using Google Scholar available

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 4, 2005

The Library has created a web page to describe the benefits and limitations of Google’s new search tool, Google Scholar. The page includes tips for using Google Scholar and for finding the full text of articles, books, and other resources at Syracuse University Library. Currently in beta version, Google Scholar Continue Reading →