Libraries News and Events

Syracuse University Libraries Signs Preservation Steward Agreement With U.S. Government Publishing Office

Syracuse University Libraries recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) to become a Preservation Steward. Under this agreement, Syracuse University Libraries has pledged to permanently preserve print collections of the U.S. Statutes at Large, including both preventive maintenance and conservation treatments. Syracuse University Libraries Continue Reading →

Sound Beat Access Audio Chronicles to Release “You Don’t Surrender: Journal and Memoirs from Don Waful, a World War II P.O.W.”

Syracuse University Libraries will be releasing its first audiobook titled “You Don’t Surrender: Journal and Memoirs from Don Waful, a World War II P.O.W.”  in October 2019.  This original audio content was produced by Sound Beat: Access Audio Chronicles, which creates audio projects that highlight iconic Syracuse University community members. Continue Reading →

ParaHuman Book Display in Bird Library

Check out the Learning Common’s newest exhibit on the 1st Floor of Bird Library: “ParaHuman Books.” The second display in a three-part series, the selection of books illustrates examples of bizarre human conditions, such as clairvoyance, communication with the dead, out-of-body travel, telekinesis, and possession by the devil. Mainstream fascination Continue Reading →

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 →

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: https://illiad.syr.edu.

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 →

ISI’s Web of Knowledge now Available

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 11, 2005

The essential (and long-awaited here at SU) database for research, ISI’s Web of Knowledge, is now available. The citation index provides access to the content of 8700 authoritative, high impact journals, including 200 open access journals, covered by Science Citation Index ExpandedTM, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Continue Reading →

This summer, materials on the second floor of E.S. Bird Library may not appear in their usual places because the Library is in the midst of a shifting project.

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 1, 2005

By the opening of the fall semester current periodicals and newspapers on the second floor of E.S. Bird Library, as well as materials having call numbers that begin with B, C, and D, will have been shifted to new second-floor locations. Current periodicals and newspapers will move to a more Continue Reading →

Did you know that Syracuse University Library includes a premier audio archive and laboratory?

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 29, 2005

Half hidden in the hill just east of E.S. Bird Library, the Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive was the first facility of its kind in the world built specifically to preserve an audio collection. More and more faculty and students are discovering that its door opens upon a world of Continue Reading →

Sept. 12 and 13 workshop: Introduction to GIS Using ArcGIS, to be held in E.S. Bird Library’s Electronic Training Center

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 7, 2005

The Library will sponsor a two-day workshop, Introduction to GIS Using ArcGIS 9.1, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 12 and 13, 2005. The workshop will be held in the Elecronic Training Center on the lower level of E.S. Bird Library. The workshop was originally scheduled for July Continue Reading →

Academic Integrity Report on Reserve at E. S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 5, 2005

Last fall, the Vice Chancellor and Provost’s Committee on Academic Integrity (VPCAI) conducted a survey regarding academic dishonesty on campus. The committee collected survey data from current graduate and undergraduate students, TAs and faculty at Syracuse University and SUNY ESF, and compared these data to those from other post-secondary institutions. Continue Reading →