Libraries News and Events

Seven-Week Series on Understanding Islam Begins October 2

“Understanding Islam,” a seven-week series that will present a comprehensive look at Islam through lectures and discussions, will begin on Tuesday, October 2. Continue Reading →

Book Talk with Mehrzad Boroujerdi rescheduled to September 19th

A Book Talk with Mehrzad Boroujerdi: Circulation of Political Elite in Post-revolutionary Iran: An Empirical Investigation.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM in 341 Eggers Hall. Continue Reading →

Books24×7 is now Skillsoft Books

On October 1, Books24x7 will change to a new platform and name—Skillsoft Books. Continue Reading →

Book talk and signing with Dave Knox, author of ‘Predicting the Turn’ on September 18

Dave Knox, an expert at disruption and innovation, will share his insights at a book talk and signing on Tuesday, September 18 from 10-11 a.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (room 114) at Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Art & Architecture ePortal pilot trial

Syracuse University Libraries is pleased to participate in a pilot program providing access to the Art & Architecture ePortal (A&AePortal) for the 2018-19 academic year. Continue Reading →

LaunchPad expansion ribbon cutting on September 6 to feature Techstars entrepreneurs

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University will host a ribbon cutting event at noon on September 6 on the first floor of Bird Library to celebrate its expansion, as well as an expanded partnership between the Blackstone LaunchPad and Techstars. Continue Reading →

Blackstone LaunchPad announces 2018-2019 business plan competitions

Building last year’s successful track record when Syracuse University teams captured a first-place honor and won a total of five awards in the 2018 New York State Business Plan Competition, the Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University has announced a number of business plan competitions for the 2018-2019 academic year. Continue Reading →

Bird Library to host “A Peace of My Mind” multimedia art exhibit

Bird Library is hosting part of a multi-location arts project titled “A Peace of My Mind,” founded in 2009 by award-winning photographer John Noltner. Continue Reading →

Issues in Digital Scholarship Forum lecture and panel discussion with Jill Rothstein

As a part of the Syracuse University Libraries’ ongoing Issues in Digital Scholarship Forum series, Jill Rothstein, Chief Librarian at New York Public Library’s Andrew Heiskell Braille & Talking Book Library, will be on campus in September for a lecture and panel discussion on accessibility and inclusion in today’s libraries. Continue Reading →

New 4th floor display on the events of 1918

A new display titled 1918 Centennial can now be seen on the fourth floor of Bird Library. 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 →

9/11 Commission Final Report now available via GPO Access

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 22, 2004

The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (9-11 Commission) is releasing its final report. The report will be available after 11:30 AM on July 22, 2004 from the U.S. Government Printing Office. The Commission, an independent, bipartisan commission created by congressional legislation under the signature of President Continue Reading →