• Simmons Choices III: new consumer data source

    September 5, 2008
    Simmons Choices III (Experian Consumer Research) is a CD containing extensive survey data for a large sampling of American consumers and households. Available at leading business libraries across the U.S., Choices III allows cross tabulation of hundreds of consumer product categories, with usage data for over 8,000 brands, inclusive of consumer media habits, diverse demographic categories, ...

  • Blackwell Synergy e-journals to merge into Wiley InterScience

    June 19, 2008
    Effective Monday, June 30th 2008, all Blackwell journal content—including all full-text HTML and PDF versions of articles from current issues, backfiles, and issues published online before print—will be incorporated into Wiley InterScience. After June 30th, Blackwell Synergy will no longer be available. Access to Blackwell Synergy will end at the close of business (Pacific Standard ...

  • Special Collections Research Center awarded NHPRC grant for cartoon collections

    June 10, 2008
    The Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) has been awarded a grant of $79,440 by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) to support the arrangement and description of the library’s 134 unprocessed collections of original cartoon art. The funds will help support a full-time project archivist for a period of two ...

  • Syracuse University Library awarded $250,000 grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

    March 20, 2008
    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $250,000 to Syracuse University Library for the creation of detailed descriptive catalog records for historical 78-rpm sound recordings held by the Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive. SU Library will join another 78s cataloging project that was previously funded by the Mellon Foundation, partnering with Yale University, the New ...

  • Trial access to Dictionary of Economics Online

    March 18, 2008
    Trial access has been established for Dictionary of Economics Online. Trial is through April 13th, 2008 and it’s available via IP authentication and Username/Password To access the database, point your browser to: Dictionary of Economics Online Username: syracusen Password: explz6 Please note: On-campus users may not need the username/password Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online: contains the full text of the ...

  • SU Library awarded Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to conduct ethnographic study of academic and library cultures

    November 20, 2007
    Syracuse University Library has been awarded a $53,000 planning grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to conduct an ethnographic study of academic and library cultures. The purpose of the study is to gain insight into how teaching, learning and research in a highly ranked professional school are being conducted and how closely the library’s ...

  • New Resources for Data and Statistics

    September 16, 2007
    Numeric Data Services (NDS), a unit of the Social Sciences Services Department in E. S. Bird Library, announces the addition of several new resources for those interested in finding statistical information to use in a report or data for statistical analysis. Located on the Numeric Data Services web page, the NDS Data and Statistics Search Engine, ...

  • Nominate a Banned Book

    July 20, 2007
    Do you have a favorite banned or challenged book? In conjunction with the Newhouse School’s upcoming year-long First Amendment celebration, the library is working on plans for Banned Books Week 2007, September 29 – October 6, 2007. We are creating a web page with a list of banned or challenged books and reasons, and hope ...

  • Share Your RefWorks Citations Using RefShare

    April 23, 2007
    SU Library currently has a trial subscription to RefShare, which allows users to share their RefWorks database or specific folders from their RefWorks database with others. RefShare allows users to export, print, generate a list of references, and even use custom output styles at the folder or database level. RefWorks is an online citation management service ...

  • Janet Pease profiled on Institute of Physics web site

    April 18, 2007
    Janet Pease, head of the Science and Technology Library, was recently interviewed for the Institute of Physics web feature, Sixty seconds with… located at http://journals.iop.org/sixty/106. Congratulations, Janet!