Libraries News and Events

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 →

Additional Spring Experts@Syracuse Training Sessions

The Office of Research and the Syracuse University Libraries will host two additional training sessions for Experts@Syracuse. Continue Reading →

April 23-27 is “Food for Fines”

Donate food and reduce your library fines! For each healthy, nonperishable food item donated by an individual from April 23-27 his/her overdue fines will be reduced by $1. Continue Reading →

Focus on SU authors in the Humanities

The Humanities Center’s “Books in the Humanities” will be on display in Bird Library from April 18 -26, 2018. 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 →

In the Biblio Gallery: Sunyoung Lee

A mixed media exhibit entitled Stuffed Letter by Sunyoung Lee is currently on display in the Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library. 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 →

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 →

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 →