Libraries News and Events

Syracuse’s InVenture prize winners, Elizabeth Tar Angelo ’19 and Kayla Simon ’19 of In-Spire, advance to ACC finals

Elizabeth Tar Angelo ’19 and Kayla Simon ’19 will represent Syracuse University at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) InVenture Prize Competition on April 5-6 at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  Co-founders of In-Spire, a patent-pending bracelet that can work as a wearable asthma inhaler, they were selected as the top 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

ALCS History E-Book Project Collection Grows

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 9, 2004

The ACLS History E-Book Project announced today that its site now includes almost 1000 titles–selected by historians in the fields of American, Asian, European, and Middle Eastern history, and the history of technology. The History E Book Project will continue to add titles and fields, including forth-coming books in Latin Continue Reading →

Project Muse Access — Week of December 7

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 7, 2004

University Router Issues May Result in Access Difficulties The Johns Hopkins University’s network, on which Project MUSE’s primary server resides, is experiencing routing difficulties which may cause some users to be denied access to our web site at http://muse.jhu.edu. Users who experience difficulty accessing MUSE at this URL are encouraged Continue Reading →

Library Launches New Soul of Syracuse Web Site

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 16, 2004

In response to Chancellor Nancy Cantor s invitation, to campus and community, to explore the Soul of Syracuse, the Syracuse University Library will lead an exploration of the concept of soul itself. The What Is Soul? program will include an interactive website, a keepsake publication, a symposium, and a keynote Continue Reading →

Library Provides Full Access to UN Commodities Trade Data

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 11, 2004

Responding to requests from students and faculty in the Maxwell School, SU Library has added full subscription access to UNCOMTRADE. This United Nations database is a platform for exploring detailed commodity statistics pertaining to the economics of global trade. Produced by the statistics division of the UN, the UNCOMTRADE database Continue Reading →

Duelfer Report (on Iraq’s Weapons of Mass Destruction) available electronically and, soon, in print.

By Pamela McLaughlin | October 13, 2004

The Comprehensive Report of the Special Advisor to the Director of Central Intelligence on Iraq’s Weapons of Mass Destruction (Duelfer Report) released September 30, 2004, will be distributed to SU Library (and all other federal depository libraries) in paper format soon. For immediate access to the report: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS54633 The entire Continue Reading →

LibChat Window Has a New Look

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 24, 2004

On Monday, September 27, Syracuse University Library will be be changing the look of its LibChat reference service. Although the look of the chat window itself will be different, you can still expect the same great service. Log in and give it a try. Just click the AskUs link under Continue Reading →

Now Online! Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 8, 2004

This expansive encyclopedia contains articles describing devices, techniques, and technologies that are critical to research at atomic, molecular, and macromolecular levels, ranging from 1 to 100 nanometers. It identifies current challenges and development paths that will influence fields ranging from materials and surface science, chemistry, and biomedicine, to computer technology, Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Community Mourns Passing of University Librarian Peter S. Graham

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 12, 2004

Peter S. Graham, University Librarian at Syracuse University, died Aug. 11 at his home in Syracuse after a long battle with lymphoma. He was 65. Graham had served as University Librarian since Sept. 1, 1998. As head of the SU Library, he revitalized the staff structure by appointing nationally known Continue Reading →

Enhanced Databases Main Menu

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 6, 2004

The Databases Main Menu has been enhanced with a new way to locate databases by types of content. Check it out from the Main Menu when you click on the link Databases by Content Type. From this page, you can browse within these categories: Audio Files Electronic Books and Text Continue Reading →