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 →

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 →

This fall: computing and networked printing will be available for students in the Library.

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 14, 2006

Last academic semester, E. S. Bird Library began a computing and printing pilot program for SU students. During the trial 10 General Reference Area computers were installed with Microsoft Office software (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and PhotoEditor), networked campus printing, and student directory files, in addition to access to Continue Reading →

Starting August 21: IM us your library questions.

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 14, 2006

Starting on August 21, you can chat live with a librarian using instant messaging service and get reference and research help in realtime. From your IM account, type in the screen name: SULibraryHelp. Visit the SU Library web site ( and click on Ask Us for IM hours.

Exhibition: The Horse in Art, 4th floor of E. S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 31, 2006

Arts & Humanities Services currently presents The Horse in Art, a display featuring SU Library materials related to the artistic representation of horses from prehistory to the present day. The display will remain up until late August. Contact: Edward Gokey 315-443-4160

H.W. Wilson Databases Migrate to New Interface

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 6, 2006

As of July 1, the OCLC FirstSearch interface has been replaced by WilsonWeb for access to the H.W. Wilson databases (indexes, abstracts and full text). This change will be reflected in the SULinks service, the databases Main Menu as well as the E Journal Locator and the SUMMIT catalog. Users Continue Reading →

Cite Your Sources Easily with RefWorks

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 29, 2006

RefWorks, the popular web-based bibliographic management database, is now available to SU students, faculty and staff through a campus-wide license purchased by Syracuse University Library. RefWorks, from Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, is a leading online tool for helping students better understand and efficiently manage proper academic citation formats. RefWorks also provides Continue Reading →