Libraries News and Events

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 →

2018 RvD iPrize winners announced

Winners in the 2018 RvD iPrize competition were announced at an event on March 23 at Syracuse University’s Bird Library. 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 →

Digitalia Hispanica

The Libraries have added Digitalia Hispanica, a global academic database of Spanish language e-books and e-journals. Continue Reading →

Visual History Archive (USC Shoah Foundation and ProQuest)

Overview of Visual History Archive, a streaming video collection of primary-source testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides. Continue Reading →

LaunchPad and NYS STLC offer tech commercialization office hours

College of Law students from the NYS STLC program will hold office hours at Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library to discuss patent searching strategies and assist with conducting a patent search. 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 →

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 →

Book Review by Michael Pasqualoni Published in LIBRES

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 3, 2007

Michael Pasqualoni, Instructional Services Librarian, reviews Jeanette Woodward’s “Creating the Customer-Driven Library: Building on the Bookstore Model,” in the March 2007 issue of LIBRES: Library and Information Science Research Electronic Journal. http://libres.curtin.edu.au/libres17n1/index.htm

Jill Hurst-Wahl to Discuss Libraries and Second Life at April 10 lecture

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 3, 2007

Information consultant and IST adjunct instructor Jill Hurst-Wahl, will give a talk on Libraries & Librarians in Second Life, on Tuesday, April 10 from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on the first floor of E.S.Bird Library. Second Life is a 3-D online digital world that Continue Reading →

Sue Miller Nominated for Phi Beta Delta Membership

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 3, 2007

Sue Miller, Instructional Services Specialist in Syracuse University Library, has been nominated for membership in the Phi Beta Delta honor society by Dr. Patricia Burak, Director of the Slutzker Center for International Services. As described on its web site, Phi Beta Delta “honors those who serve internationalism – the idea Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center Opens Exhibition on Composers Miklós Rózsa and Franz Waxman

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 27, 2007

Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) has opened an exhibition titled Lights, Camera, Music! on émigré composers Miklós Rózsa and Franz Waxman. Both men created scores for what are indisputably regarded as classic films from Hollywood’s golden age (Ben Hur and Sunset Boulevard are examples). The center is Continue Reading →

Learn to use RefWorks citation management tool

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 29, 2007

Syracuse University Library will offer several training sessions and help clinics on RefWorks, a citation management tool, during February, March, and April. “If you are writing a research paper, thesis, dissertation, or article, RefWorks is an excellent system for keeping track of your sources,” said Ruth Stein, interim director of Continue Reading →

Library offers Books 24×7 ITPro, a collection of 5,400+ technology e-books

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 22, 2007

Books24X7 ITPro provides both broad and deep coverage of over 100 technology topics from over 145 publishers including premier industry publishers, such as Wrox, McGraw-Hill, Apress, and Microsoft Press. Popular book series such as The Complete Reference, Inside Out, Bibles and many others provide multifaceted, multi-skilled approaches to topics. As Continue Reading →

Sixth-floor exhibition: The Book of Origins: A Survey of American Fine Binding

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 4, 2007

The Book of Origins: A Survey of American Fine Binding, an exhibition, will be on display in the Special Collections Research Center, 6th Floor, E.S. Bird Library, from 5 January to 14 March 2007, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Book of Origins: A Survey of American Fine Binding Continue Reading →

Fourth floor display on Manhattan culture

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 6, 2006

The new display on the fourth floor of E. S. Bird Library is titled Manhattan Culture. It features SU Library items representing the rich and varied artisitic atmosphere of this great cultural center. The display includes items related to Broadway, local museums, literary figures, the Harlem Renaissance, architecture, famous television Continue Reading →

Nov. 30: Food for Fines Amnesty Day

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 16, 2006

For one day, November 30, patrons with overdue library book fees can pay their fines with donated food items. All locations of SU Library, SU Law Library, and SUNY/ESF Moon Library will be accepting canned goods and other non-perishable food items at the rate of $1 per donated item. Please Continue Reading →

Through early November: “Imagination and Fantasy in the Arts,” a display on the fourth floor of E. S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 29, 2006

In recognition of the Syracuse Symposium 2006-2007 theme of imagination, the Arts and Humanities Services of Bird Library presents “Imagination and Fantasy in the Arts,” a display featuring SU Library materials related to distinctive and innovative treatments of non-realist themes in literature and the visual and performing arts. The display Continue Reading →