Libraries News and Events

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Since 1949, Syracuse University has assembled historical documents and University records, including manuscript, print, visual, and media materials, related to adult education.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 →

Resource Spotlight: Two New Primary Source Collections from Adam Matthew

We are pleased to spotlight two new digital primary source collections that the Libraries recently acquired, Literary Print Culture / The Stationers’ Company Archive and Shakespeare in Performance. Both are from Adam Matthew and join more than a dozen other resources from that vendor in the Libraries’ collections. Literary Print Continue Reading →

SU Libraries to Host Living Library Event April 2; Book Volunteers Needed

The Syracuse University Libraries are excited to host a Living Library event on Tuesday, April 2 from noon to 5 p.m. in Bird Library. Participants will have the opportunity to talk to “living books”—volunteers from the Syracuse University community who represent a variety of cultural backgrounds and life experiences. Living Continue Reading →

ExLibris: major data migration & systems update, February 8, 2019

On Friday, February 8 at 8:00 p.m., ExLibris, which powers many of the links for our Summon search system and many of our eResources, will be undergoing a major data migration and systems update. During this time, many of the links to our electronic resources may be temporarily inoperable—including links Continue Reading →

What’s New in Special Collections? A selection of new acquisitions, recent donations and freshly available material from the Special Collections Research Center

The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at Syracuse University Libraries, home to many of Syracuse University’s rare or unique research and teaching collections, will hold a special viewing of recent acquisitions and newly available material on Thursday, February 7, from 4-6 p.m. in the Antje Bultmann Lemke Seminar Room on Continue Reading →

Game Jam coming to Bird Library January 25 – 27, 2019

Do you love games?  Jammers who are interested in video games and streaming, web-based, or iOS / Android games, board games or card games, can compete for free in a worldwide challenge to design innovative game concepts over a food-fueled weekend.  Syracuse University’s Bird Library will host Global Game Jam® Continue Reading →

Dane Flansburgh Appointed Assistant Archivist for the Special Collections Research Center

The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) is pleased to announce that Dane Flansburgh has been hired as Assistant Archivist.  Dane joined SCRC in August of 2016 as Temporary Project Archivist processing the Crusade for Opportunity Records and the records of Chancellor William P. Tolley.  Prior to joining SCRC he was Continue Reading →

Federal and New York State tax forms available on 3rd floor of E.S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 27, 2004

See the display of tax forms and instruction booklets in the hallway near the elevators. If you do not see the form or instruction you need, ask at our desk. We have every form available for photocopying. In addition, forms are available at the following web sites: Federal http://www.irs.gov/formspubs/index.html New 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 →