• Changes to Kanopy Platform

    September 18, 2020

    Starting September 21, access to some of the streaming video titles on the Kanopy platform is changing. Users may be asked to submit a request for access to some of the titles.  If you need a title and are not finding it on the platform, please use SU Libraries’ Request a title form. Note that ...

  • Libraries Hosting Qualtrics Webinar Workshops

    September 16, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries is hosting its annual Qualtrics webinar workshops on Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. beginning October 6 and running through November 17, 2020.  The seven webinar workshops will provide participants with information on using the University’s online survey software. Available to Syracuse University faculty, staff, and students, the software enables users ...

  • LaunchPad Accepting Applications for Fall 2020 Competitions

    September 15, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Blackstone LaunchPad and Techstars is now accepting online applications for Fall 2020 competitions. The universal application for the three competitions, with more than $25,000 in prizes, are for innovative or creative solutions to address problems or opportunities. Competitions are open to all undergraduate and graduate students from any academic program. In addition ...

  • Virtual Event on Digital Library Program and Special Collections Research Center: Building the Latin American 45s Collection

    September 9, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Digital Library Program will host a virtual event on Wednesday, September 23 at 4 p.m. EST to discuss how it is partnering with the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) to build the Latin American 45s digital collection. Through cross-department partnerships, the Digital Library Program is providing campus access to the University’s unique ...

  • Libraries Providing “Learn@SUL” Virtual Workshop Series

    September 9, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries is providing a series of online workshops for the Fall 2020 semester. Learn@SUL workshops are open to students, faculty, and researchers across campus. Upcoming workshops include: Sept. 14, 1:00 – 2:00 PM: “Technical Writing” Introduction to three main types of technical writing: traditional, end-user, and technical marketing content. Attendees will learn some of the ...

  • Libraries Piloting Data Purchase Program

    September 8, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries’ department of Research & Scholarship is piloting a data purchase program to support Syracuse University faculty in acquiring data for their research. Applications for data requests, including numeric, text, or graphic data are being accepted now through October 16, 2020 via completion of an online form. The goal of the data purchase program ...

  • Special Collections Research Center Reading Room Closure and Available Services for Fall 2020

    September 3, 2020

    As a result of the COVID-19 health emergency, the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at Syracuse University Libraries has suspended Reading Room operations for all users during the Fall 2020 semester. The SCRC Reading Room is the onsite access point for collection material within Special Collections, Belfer Audio Archive, Pan Am 103 Archives, and University ...

  • Libraries Acknowledges Gift for Robert Ortwine Gallery

    September 2, 2020

    Robert (Bob) Ortwine ’72 loved intellectual pursuits, and libraries in particular, and felt most comfortable reading and learning about politics, economics, and sociology. When the time came to honor his beloved brother’s memory, it seemed like the perfect fit for Syracuse University Libraries to receive a gift from Bruce A. Ortwine ’75 to create the ...

  • Russell Silverstein ’01 Appointed Interim Director of Libraries’ Information Systems

    September 2, 2020

    Russell Silverstein ’01 has been appointed Interim Director of Syracuse University Libraries’ Information Systems effective August 16, 2020. Russell succeeds DeAnn Buss, former Director of Libraries’ Information Systems, who recently retired. Libraries’ Information Systems is responsible for the technological systems, software, and infrastructure required for teaching, learning, research, and behind the scenes management of the ...

  • RefWorks Subscription

    September 1, 2020

    The Syracuse University Libraries will be canceling our subscription to RefWorks effective February 28, 2021. The decision was made based on a team review on the use of RefWorks and other newer citation managers, due to low use, a rising subscription cost, and the number of freely available citation and reference management tools with more ...