Libraries News and Events

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 →

JoVE Training Session

On Tuesday, July 31 the Syracuse University Libraries will welcome Dave Price from JoVE, Journal of Visualized Experiments, to discuss integrating JoVE content into your courses. 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 →

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 →

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 →

“Hemmed in by Nature” on display in Bird Library

Bird Library is currently displaying the sculpture “Hemmed in by Nature” by artist Mark Povinelli on the second floor atrium Continue Reading →

ISI’s Web of Knowledge now Available

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 11, 2005

The essential (and long-awaited here at SU) database for research, ISI’s Web of Knowledge, is now available. The citation index provides access to the content of 8700 authoritative, high impact journals, including 200 open access journals, covered by Science Citation Index ExpandedTM, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Continue Reading →

This summer, materials on the second floor of E.S. Bird Library may not appear in their usual places because the Library is in the midst of a shifting project.

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 1, 2005

By the opening of the fall semester current periodicals and newspapers on the second floor of E.S. Bird Library, as well as materials having call numbers that begin with B, C, and D, will have been shifted to new second-floor locations. Current periodicals and newspapers will move to a more Continue Reading →

Did you know that Syracuse University Library includes a premier audio archive and laboratory?

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 29, 2005

Half hidden in the hill just east of E.S. Bird Library, the Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive was the first facility of its kind in the world built specifically to preserve an audio collection. More and more faculty and students are discovering that its door opens upon a world of Continue Reading →

Sept. 12 and 13 workshop: Introduction to GIS Using ArcGIS, to be held in E.S. Bird Library’s Electronic Training Center

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 7, 2005

The Library will sponsor a two-day workshop, Introduction to GIS Using ArcGIS 9.1, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 12 and 13, 2005. The workshop will be held in the Elecronic Training Center on the lower level of E.S. Bird Library. The workshop was originally scheduled for July Continue Reading →

Academic Integrity Report on Reserve at E. S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 5, 2005

Last fall, the Vice Chancellor and Provost’s Committee on Academic Integrity (VPCAI) conducted a survey regarding academic dishonesty on campus. The committee collected survey data from current graduate and undergraduate students, TAs and faculty at Syracuse University and SUNY ESF, and compared these data to those from other post-secondary institutions. Continue Reading →

Web page on using Google Scholar available

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 4, 2005

The Library has created a web page to describe the benefits and limitations of Google’s new search tool, Google Scholar. The page includes tips for using Google Scholar and for finding the full text of articles, books, and other resources at Syracuse University Library. Currently in beta version, Google Scholar Continue Reading →

Library offers new web pages on services and information for users with disabilities

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 25, 2005

To find out what services and information the Library offers for users with disabilities, go to . From that page, there are links to additional pages: “Assistive Technology,” “Building Access,” “Parking,” “Key Contacts,” and “Related Links.” George Abbott Head, Media Services Department E.S. Bird Library

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 →