Libraries News and Events

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 →

Jeremy Ring ’92 to speak for National Entrepreneurship Week

Celebrate National Entrepreneurship Week@SU with Jeremy Ring ‘92, one of Yahoo!’s early team members who helped grow it to a $120 billion valuation in six years, and then went on to a distinguished career in public service. 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 →

“StoryCorps” to feature SU alumna Dr. Sharon Brangman

Syracuse University alumna Dr. Sharon Brangman ‘77 and her daughter Dr. Jenna Lester are featured in a StoryCorps interview, to be broadcast on NPR’s Morning Edition on Friday, January 26 at 6:20 a.m. and 8:20 a.m. EST. Continue Reading →

State Department to Increase Passport Fees Effective March 8, 2005

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 25, 2005

Beginning March 8, a passport security surcharge of $12 will be collected on ALL passport applications, according to the U.S. State Department. This surcharge will fund multiple security enhancements in the U.S. Passport. The $12 surcharge will be collected along with the regular passport application fee of $55 for those Continue Reading →

Handouts describing Library resources and services now available in PDF format at

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 21, 2005

The Library’s information bulletins are now on the web in PDF format at: Links to this resource are also available from pages within the directory and from the publications/index.html page. *************************************** Abby Kasowitz-Scheer Head of Instructional Programs Syracuse University Library Syracuse, NY 13244-2010 (315) 443-1943

Library Displays Depression-Era Holdings in Radicalism

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 9, 2005

In support of the If All of Central New York Read The Grapes of Wrath initiative and the Syracuse Stage production of The Grapes of Wrath, the Library s Special Collections Research Center is now displaying holdings related to radicalism in literature and art. The exhibition, titled Steinbeck s Grapes Continue Reading →

Announcing Availability of the SIAM Electronic Journal Archive

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 3, 2005

Syracuse University Library recently purchased LOCUS, the SIAM electronic archive. SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) publishes journals in applied mathematics and computational sciences. The SIAM archive makes all articles published from 1952 to 1996 available in full text electronic format. Each article is available as a searchable PDF. Continue Reading →

“The Bill of Rights” traveling exhibition visits E.S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 27, 2005

“The Bill of Rights,” a traveling exhibition by book artist Richard Minsky will be available for viewing in the Sixth Floor Gallery of E.S. Bird Library from January 31 to April 1, 2005. This exhibition is sponsored by the Special Collections Research Center. Minsky will, in addition, deliver a lecture Continue Reading →

March 4 and 5: Book artist Richard Minsky to give lecture and workshop

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 27, 2005

Prominent book artist Richard Minsky will deliver a lecture in the Syracuse Seminar in the History of the Book series titled “Material as Metaphor” at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2005, in the Hillyer Room on the sixth floor of E.S. Bird Library. The following day Minsky will offer Continue Reading →

Need tax forms? Find Federal and New York State tax forms on the 3rd floor of E.S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 27, 2005

See the display of tax forms and instruction booklets in the hallway near the elevators. If you do not see the form or instruction you need, ask at our desk. Every form is available for photocopying. In addition, forms are available at the following web sites: Federal New York Continue Reading →

Research Starting Points, a New Web Resource

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 21, 2004

A vast array of online and print resources is available to researchers at Syracuse University Library. Experienced researchers have learned which search tools best serve their needs and how to efficiently navigate within and between them. However, this multitude of choices is quite daunting for the uninitiated. In response, the Continue Reading →

3 More Databases Enhanced with SULinks

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 20, 2004

Three new databases have been enhanced with SU Library’s open url linking service, SULinks. These databases are: CAB Direct International Index to Music Periodicals (Chadwyck Healey) International Index to the Performing Arts (Chadwyck Healey) For more information about the SULinks service and how it streamlines the research process, visit, the Continue Reading →

New User Interface for Cambridge Scientific Databases

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 20, 2004

CSA has developed a new interface for users, named Illumina. Users will now see a different look when they log into databases published by Cambridge Scientific Abstracts. Combined, Syracuse University Library and Moon Library at SUNY ESF subscribe to over twenty databases from CSA, from ARTbibliographies Modern to Environmental Sciences Continue Reading →