Libraries News and Events

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 →

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 (library.syr.edu) 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 eagokey@syr.edu 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 →

Computing and printing trial ongoing in E.S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 10, 2006

Many students would like to be able to work on papers and print them out from the Library. In response to their requests, E.S. Bird Library has launched a computing and printing trial. For the trial, 11 General Reference Area computers will provide students with access to Microsoft Office software Continue Reading →

Jan. 17: Architecture Reading Room to Reopen Downtown

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 12, 2006

As part of the School of Architecture move, the Architecture Reading Room in Slocum Hall closed on December 15, 2005, and will reopen in its new downtown location on January 17, 2006. The Architecture Reading Room can be reached at its original phone number: 443-3518. Melinda Dermody Head of Arts Continue Reading →

New Versions of SciFinder Scholar Available

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 9, 2005

SciFinder Scholar 2006 is a major upgrade for the Windows platform with improved search tools. SciFinder Scholar 2006 for Windows requires Windows 98, Me, 2000, XP, or NT 4.0. A web browser is needed to access full text via ChemPort, online Help, and Internet resources within the Tools menu. Plug-ins Continue Reading →

SRDS business publications now online

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 7, 2005

Syracuse University Library has recently subscribed to the online version of several SRDS publications, including: – Consumer Magazine Advertising Source – Newspaper Advertising Source – Radio Advertising Source – TV & Cable Source – Business Publication Advertising Source You will find these online publications on the Library’s databases page http://library.syr.edu/research/database/index.html, Continue Reading →

New Database for American Music

By Pamela McLaughlin | October 6, 2005

The Library has just acquired a new database for music: The Database of Recorded American Music (DRAM). As part of New World’s mandate to serve the educational community, DRAM utilizes JSTOR as a model, and facilitates American music research by scholars and students by offering on-demand, streaming access of complete Continue Reading →

ILLiad (interlibrary loan) has a new URL: https://illiad.syr.edu.

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 17, 2005

To connect with ILLiad you must type “https:” (instead of “http:”) at the beginning of the URL.