Libraries News and Events

Syracuse University French Colloquium

Please join us for the 22nd Annual Syracuse University French Colloquium on Friday, April 12 from 9:30 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. The French Colloquium provides the opportunity for graduates and undergraduates to share their recent research. This event is sponsored and organized by Continue Reading →

Exhibit on Haitian writer and artist, Frankétienne in Bird Library, March 25-31

Syracuse University Libraries is pleased to help welcome the Haitian writer and artist, Frankétienne, to campus. An exhibition of manuscripts and typewriting, first editions, pictures, and posters by or on this important artist and writer will be on display near the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (PGSC) on the first floor Continue Reading →

SU Libraries and Partners to Host Living Library Event April 2

The Syracuse University Libraries will host a Living Library event on Tuesday, April 2 from noon to 5 p.m. in Bird Library. During this event, “living books” representing a wide range of cultural backgrounds and life experience will share their stories in conversation with individual “readers.” Based on previous popular Continue Reading →

Textile conservator Deborah Lee Trupin to give annual Brodsky Lecture on April 11 in Bird Library

Deborah Lee Trupin, textile and upholstery conservator, will give the lecture A Tale of Two Flags: How History of Treatment and Ownership Affected Conservation Treatment of Two Early Nineteenth-Century American Flags on Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 2:00–3:30 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. The lecture Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Libraries announces new Director of Special Collections Research Center

Petrina Jackson will be Syracuse University’s next Director of the Special Collections Research Center, starting in June 2019.  She comes to the SU Libraries from Iowa State University, where she has been Head of Special Collections and University Archives since 2016, and before that was Head of Instruction and Outreach Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: Land Art Generator Initiative

This project was part of a landscape architecture design studio at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF). Led by Professor Anne Godfrey, a mix of undergraduate and graduate students collaborated to create submissions to the Land Art Generator Initiative Biennial Competition. The Continue Reading →

2019-2020 Alexander N. Charters Adult Education Grants-in-Aid Program Now Accepting Applications

Since 1949, Syracuse University has assembled historical documents and University records, including manuscript, print, visual, and media materials, related to adult education. This material is known collectively as the Alexander N. Charters Library for Educators of Adults, in recognition of Dr. Charters’ efforts in promoting and expanding our adult education Continue Reading →

2019 Faculty Fellows Program Call for Proposals

The Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries (SCRC) is now accepting proposals for two faculty fellows who would like to provide students with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to handle, analyze, and interpret SCRC’s primary source materials in their classes. The SCRC Faculty Fellows program aims to support innovative curriculum Continue Reading →

SU Libraries Hosts Spring 2019 Graduate Research Roundtable Series

The Syracuse University Libraries and the Graduate Student Organization (GSO) are pleased to launch the Spring 2019 Graduate Research Roundtable Series. This event series, which builds off of similar seminar and discussion events held during Spring and Fall 2018, are intended to provide academic and professional development for graduate students Continue Reading →

Collection feedback needed in February!

Syracuse University Libraries is exploring a number of new resources this month for possible inclusion in the collection and we need your help! Please visit the resource trials guide and explore the resources under consideration. For each resource you explore, we ask that you provide feedback via the embedded feedback 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 →

Internet and Personal Computing Abstracts Database Discontinued

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 22, 2004

The following has announcement has been received from OCLC FirstSearch NOTICE OF DISCONTINUATION OF THE INTERNET AND PERSONAL COMPUTING ABSTRACTS DATABASE Following its acquisition of the Internet and Personal Computing Abstracts (InternetPCAbs database), EBSCO has informed OCLC of its intention to terminate the contract to distribute the database on FirstSearch. Continue Reading →

The latest update of the Oxford English Dictionary(OED) online database is now available at www.oed.com.

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 17, 2004

In their Online June Update of June 15, 2004, Oxford Online Products of Oxford University Press reports that the new OED contains more than 2,800 new and revised words. Their announcrment continues: The latest alphabetical range to be revised is OLM to ORATURE. Coverage is broad including everything from OMIGOD Continue Reading →

Do you need immediate assistance with a reference question?

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 15, 2004

Try LibChat, Syracuse University Library s newest reference service. LibChat uses chat software to allow you to  converse  online with a librarian. The librarian can also show you web pages, and you can have a full transcript of the chat session, including URLs and other information shared during the session. Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Library announces the opening of Numeric Data Services:

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 15, 2004

Located within the Maps and Government Information Department and part of the Digital Services Program, Numeric Data Services can provide help with: – Identifying, locating, and acquiring data for student and faculty research. – Data management and statistical analysis. – Use of SAS, Stata, and SPSS. – Advice on research Continue Reading →

Softline Databases Migrated to ProQuest

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 1, 2004

The Softline databases are now accessible via the more robust ProQuest platform as of June 1, 2004. These include: Alt-Press Watch A full text database comprised of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press. Ethnic Newswatch A comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and Continue Reading →

2004 Reunion Discussion: Peter I. Rose ’54 to present “Postmonitions of a Peripatetic Professor” on Saturday, June 5

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 28, 2004

For Syracuse University’s 2004 Reunion, the Library is hosting a book discussion at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, in the 1916 Room of E.S. Bird Library. Peter I. Rose ’54 will present “Postmonitions of a Peripatetic Professor.” Peter Rose has spent a lifetime exploring patterns of culture, examining issues Continue Reading →