Libraries News and Events

Six-Week Series on Understanding Islam Begins January 28

The Libraries are pleased to welcome the return of “Understanding Islam,” a popular, six week series that will present a comprehensive look at Islam through lectures and discussions. This Spring Semester series will begin on Monday, January 28. The program is facilitated by Muslim Chaplain Amir Duric, and will be Continue Reading →

Applications are now open for the new Information Literacy Scholars Program

The Information Literacy Scholars program is a partnership with the Syracuse University School of Information. Scholars receive a 50% tuition scholarship and 20 hours of paid employment at the Syracuse University Libraries, where they will provide reference support and information literacy instruction to the SU community. They will be mentored Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: Dorm

The students of Art Photography, Introduction (APH) 261 present their final exhibition, showcasing their interpretation of their own lived-spaces. The semester was spent exploring foundational concepts of image-making and photography through field trips, meetings with prominent contemporary artists, and critical dialogues. For this group exhibition, the APH 261 students have Continue Reading →

SU Libraries’ United Way Auction Extravaganza, December 14

The Syracuse University Libraries’ United Way Auction Extravaganza will be Friday, December 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons. Items are currently being accepted and contributors may bring their items to Pat Hunt on the 3rd floor of Bird Library between now and December Continue Reading →

December 10-14 is “Food for Fines”

Donate food and reduce your library fines! The libraries of SU and SUNY-ESF will once again be participating in “Food for Fines” from December 10-14 by collecting food for the needy and offering patrons the opportunity to reduce their overdue fines. Overdue circulation fines will be reduced by $1 for Continue Reading →

In Our Shoes: A Student Creative Writing & Art Showcase, December 7 at 3:30 p.m.

Perception Magazine, the Sigma Delta Tau English Honor Society, and the Syracuse University Libraries present In Our Shoes: A Student Creative Writing & Art Showcase on Friday, December 7 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (Bird 114). Hear students read their work and share their Continue Reading →

Gerry McCarthy receives Libraries’ Distinguished Service Award

The Syracuse University Libraries Assembly (SULA) Distinguished Service Award Committee has awarded the 2018 Distinguished Service Award to Gerry McCarthy, Office Supervisor in the Learning Commons at Bird Library.  This award represents recognition by Gerry’s peers of her significant contributions to Syracuse University Libraries and the Syracuse University community. Gerry Continue Reading →

Virtual Plastics: a presentation on November 29th at 4:00 p.m., Peter Graham Scholarly Commons

VIRTUAL PLASTICS is a collaboration between Special Collections Research Center, Transmedia and the School of Art conceptualized through a series of conversations between Jacob Riddle (faculty of Transmedia and the School of Art) and Courtney Asztalos (Curator of Plastics and Historical Artifacts, SCRC). There will be a talk and students in Continue Reading →

Research Data Services introduces REDCap data collection platform

On Tuesday, December 4 from 10:00am to 10:30am, Research Data Services will be presenting a short introduction to the REDCap data collection platform. REDCap is an online data collection platform best suited to experimental/clinical research where project staff will do the bulk of data entry.  REDCap also has survey capabilities. Continue Reading →

Zine-In at the SU Libraries

Make a zine, take a zine! Led by Patrick Williams (Librarian for Literature, Rhetoric, and Digital Humanities) and Stephen Singer (Technology Consultant), the Syracuse University Libraries will be hosting a zine-making event on Wednesday, December 5 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Blackstone LaunchPad (1st floor of Bird Library). Learn about Continue Reading →

New Look for Design and Applied Arts Index

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 25, 2004

Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) is now available through a different interface — the Internet Database Service from CSA (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts). The database can be access via the Library’s catalog and the Databases Main Menu. DAAI is the main bibliographic source for current material and information in the Continue Reading →

New Databases in History, Maps & Literature

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 8, 2004

The following new databases have been added to SU Library’s collection of electronic resources and are available online. HarpWeek : Full text access to Harper’s Weekly from 1857 to 1877, including the Civil War and Reconstruction eras. This database includes scanned images of the periodical in addition to searchable text. Continue Reading →

New JSTOR Collection

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 8, 2004

SU Library has added a new JSTOR collection to its electronic journal subscriptions. The Arts & Sciences III Collection is focused on the arts and humanities and currently contains 33 Language & Literature journals, 32 Music journals, and 7 journals in the disciplines of Art & Art History and Architecture Continue Reading →

Wilson Database Changes

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 17, 2003

Wilson Business Periodicals Index and the Index to Legal Periodicals will no longer be available to SU Library users as of Wednesday, December 17, 2003. Applied Science & Technology, Biological & Agricultural Index and Essay & General Literature Index will be unavailable on Wednesday, December 17 but will be re-instated Continue Reading →

Open Access Journals Added

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 11, 2003

600 new peer-reviewed journals are now accessible through the Full Text Journal Locator. Freely available from the DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals, these journals represent a wide variety of subject areas, from information science (Journal of Digital Information) to chemistry (BMC Biochemistry) and the fine arts (Scope: an on-line Continue Reading →