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 catalog.syr.edu. 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 →

French Graduate Student Colloquium April 27

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 16, 2007

Come enjoy an afternoon of French culture and literature at the 10th annual French Graduation Student Colloquium on Friday, April 27th from noon – 3 p.m. in the Hillyer Room on the 6th floor of E.S. Bird Library. The program will consist of presentations by the graduate students, faculty members Continue Reading →

SU Library launches RSS feeds

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 11, 2007

Individuals interested in receiving regular updates from the library can now subscribe to library RSS feeds. In response to user requests to be alerted to new resources and services, the library developed a series of RSS feeds listed at http://library.syr.edu/feeds/. These feeds include resources newly added to the SUMMIT library Continue Reading →

Library 24-hour Schedule Begins April 9

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 10, 2007

The extended study area on the first floor of E.S. Bird Library will offer a 24- hour study schedule from April 9 through May 9. The study area will be open continuously from 10 a.m. on Sundays until 10 p.m. on Friday evenings. Saturday hours in April are 10 a.m. Continue Reading →

Belfer Record Sale, April 20-21

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 9, 2007

The Belfer Audio Archive at Syracuse University Library will hold a record sale April 20-21, offering 78s, LPs and 45s, as well as some music scores and music books. The sale will be held in the Belfer lobby on Friday, April 20, from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and on Saturday, April Continue Reading →

Bobbi Gwilt selected for 2007 Frye Leadership Institute

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 3, 2007

Bobbi Gwilt, recently appointed Associate University Librarian for Academic Resources at Syracuse University Library, has been selected to participate in the 2007 Frye Leadership Institute. The Frye Institute is a two-week intensive residential program held at Emory University each June and named in honor of Billy E. Frye, former chancellor 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 →