• Effective November 12, Libraries Buildings Closed to All Students

    November 18, 2020

    In accordance with Syracuse University’s pause effective November 12, the Libraries buildings will be closed to all undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty and staff will be able to access Bird Library only, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., until further notice. Carnegie Library and King+King Architecture Library will be closed. Note that in ...

  • Love Browsing Library Shelves? Do It Virtually at SU Libraries

    November 18, 2020

    With Libraries buildings closed or on reduced hours, the opportunity for users to find materials serendipitously by browsing our physical shelves is more limited than usual, and this is still a favorite way for some users of the print collections to locate just the right material.  While it may not replace all the pleasures of ...

  • “You Don’t Surrender: Journal and Memoirs from Don Waful, World War II P.O.W.” Audiobook Now Available

    November 9, 2020

    Sound Beat: Access Audio, part of the Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries, has recently released the long-anticipated audiobook of Don Waful ’37, G’39 titled “You Don’t Surrender: Journal and Memoirs from Don Waful, a World War II P.O.W.” on the Sound Beat: Access Audio website. This two-hour production provides remarkable insight into the ...

  • Elias Savada Provides Gift for Sound Digitization

    November 6, 2020

    Elias Savada, Director of the Motion Picture Information Service, is gifting Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) with a three-year cash donation for sound digitization and preservation. Savada is the son of the late Morton Savada, who was proprietor of the Manhattan record store Records Revisited. The Savada family donated the complete inventory of ...

  • Libraries and Residence Hall Association Collaborate on Orange Quest

    October 30, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries and the Residence Hall Association (RHA) are collaborating on an interactive virtual treasure hunt, called Orange Quest, for students living on-campus at Syracuse University. Orange Quest will kickoff on November 5 and run through Saturday, November 14 at midnight. Registration is required, preferably by November 4, but anytime during the Quest. Orange Quest ...

  • New Special Collections Research Center Exhibit: ‘Provisions for Your Research Journey’

    October 29, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) announces a new exhibition located in the Plastics Pioneers Reading Room on the 6th floor of Bird Library. The exhibition, entitled ‘Survival Kit: Provisions for Your Research Journey’,  is on display now throughout 2021. It utilizes a selection of artifacts, documents, and photographs from the Edwin F. ...

  • Special Collections Research Center to Receive Onondaga Historical Association 2020 Medal Award

    October 26, 2020

    The Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center will receive the Onondaga Historical Association’s (OHA) 2020 Medal Award at a virtual event on Thursday, November 12.  The OHA Medal Award is the organization’s highest honor for contributions made to the cause of preserving and interpreting Onondaga County’s collective heritage. The award is being received by ...

  • Special Collections Research Center Exhibits Online

    October 22, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center has recently published three online exhibitions that feature the University’s history, leaders, and libraries.  The three online exhibitions are available for public viewing and include: “Let the Reader Emerge!” Milestones of the Syracuse University Libraries, https://digitalexhibits.syr.edu/sul-milestones/ A Legacy of Leadership: The Chancellors and Presidents of Syracuse University, https://digitalexhibits.syr.edu/chancellors/ 150 Years of ...

  • RefWorks Cancellation

    October 20, 2020

    The Syracuse University Libraries is canceling our subscription to RefWorks effective February 28, 2021. If you have used RefWorks in the past, you will need to transfer any data to another citation manager before the subscription ends. Information on other citation management tools and how to transfer data can be found on the Libraries’ Research ...

  • Libraries Accepting Applications for Temporary Access and Use of ProQuest’s Text and Data Mining (TDM) Studio

    October 19, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries is currently accepting Syracuse University researcher applications to temporarily access and use ProQuest’s Text and Data Mining (TDM) Studio platform.  Researchers and research teams can apply to access the beta release of TDM Studio for one week or one month in the fall or spring semester. The tool, which uses R and ...