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 →

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 →

New tutorial series available: “Welcome to SU Library”

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 15, 2006

“Welcome to SU Library” is a new three-part tutorial describing Syracuse University Library’s locations as well as its web site and research tools. It offers an introduction to new students or to anyone who would like to learn more about the Library’s services. The tutorials can be viewed individually in Continue Reading →

Announcing the ICPSR Undergraduate Research Paper Competition

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 12, 2006

The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) announces a new, annual event to be hosted by ICPSR: the ICPSR Undergraduate Research Paper Competition! The purpose of the competition is to highlight the best undergraduate student research papers using quantitative data. The objective is to encourage undergraduates to explore Continue Reading →

“Welcome to Syracuse University Library 2006-2007: Your Guide to Library Services” now online!

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 25, 2006

“Welcome to Syracuse University Library 2006-2007: Your Guide to Library Services” will be of particular interest to new students. It outlines the Library’s services and collections and includes tips for using the Library. Find out how to check out books, get course reserve materials, borrow laptops for in-library use, scan Continue Reading →

The Kite Runner Research Guide available

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 23, 2006

Syracuse University Library has developed a research guide to help students explore themes in The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, the book chosen by the Syracuse University Shared Reading Program for 2006-2007 (and by Central New York Reads). The guide includes book reviews, author biographies and interviews, and resources on Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center fall exhibition: Imagine! Painters and Poets of the New York School

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 23, 2006

The University Library’s Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) current exhibition is entitled Imagine! Painters and Poets of the New York School. The exhibition is part of the Syracuse Symposium, which for 2006/2007 has chosen imagination as its theme. On display is material from the recently processed Grace Hartigan Papers, as Continue Reading →