Libraries News and Events

150 Years of Tradition Showcased at Syracuse University Exhibition

In celebration of Syracuse University’s sesquicentennial, Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) will open an exhibition on the sixth floor of Bird Library from Sept. 5 through spring 2020 titled “150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University.” Curated by University Archivist Meg Mason, the exhibition commemorates the University’s Continue Reading →

Stephanie McReynolds, Associate Librarian, Selected for Association of Research Libraries’ Visiting Program Officer Project

Stephanie McReynolds, associate librarian for business, management and entrepreneurship at Syracuse University Libraries, has been selected as one of five Association of Research Libraries’ (ARL) Visiting Program Officers to advance the Research Library Impact Framework initiative, beginning July 1, 2019. The Research Library Impact Framework initiative explores library services, operations, Continue Reading →

Libraries Awarded Collaborative Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded an $82,688 grant to the University of Rochester, Colgate University, Cornell University, and Syracuse University to plan and pilot a skill-sharing program. The grant is part of the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program, which supports developing a diverse workforce of Continue Reading →

SU Student Startup MedUX Selected for Medical Device Innovation Challenge Accelerator Program

SU student startup MedUX was one of six teams selected for the prestigious CNY Biotech Accelerator (CNYBAC) 2019 Medical Device Innovation Challenge (MDIC), an intensive 6-month mentorship accelerator program that starts August 1, 2019.  MedUX was founded by Alec Gillinder ’20 (College of Visual and Performing Arts) and Quinn King Continue Reading →

Student Matt Shumer Selected for Blackstone LaunchPad Techstars Summer 2019 Lift Program

Matt Shumer ’22 (Martin J. Whitman School of Management), founder of OptechVR/Visos, is part of an elite cohort of seven university teams from the United States, selected for the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars LaunchPad Summer 2019 Lift program. The LaunchPad Lift accelerator program, which kicks off this week, includes Continue Reading →

Sound Beat Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First Landing on Moon

Syracuse University Libraries’ Sound Beat, the Libraries’ 90-second daily radio program based on recordings from the Belfer Audio Archive, will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first landing on the moon on July 20, 1969 with special “Moon Month” programming. The Apollo 11 spaceflight landed Commander Neil Armstrong and 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, 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:

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 17, 2005

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

In addition to the Web of Knowledge, the Library has added many new databases in all subject areas to its extensive collection of electronic resources.

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 11, 2005

These new databases became available on July 1 and are accessible via SUMMIT, the online catalog, and the Databases Main Menu. The new databases include: ARTstor A collection of 300,000 images for use in the teaching and study of art, architecture and archaelogy. Specialized image collections include Asian art, Native Continue Reading →

The Library has acquired ISI Web of Knowledge, the premiere citation database for all science, social science, and humanities disciplines, along with backfiles to 1995.

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 11, 2005

Web of Knowledge provides access to the content of 8,700 authoritative, high-impact journals, including 200 open-access journals covered by Science Citation Index ExpandedTM, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Using cited reference searching, a unique search method, users can navigate forward, backward, and through the literature, Continue Reading →

New Databases at SU Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 11, 2005

In addition to the Web of Knowledge, the Library has added many new databases in all subject areas to its extensive collection of electronic resources. These became available on July 1 and are accessible via SUMMIT, the online catalog, and the Databases Main Menu. The new databases include: ARTstor A Continue Reading →