• Barbara Opar authors chapter in award-winning book

    April 17, 2007
    Barbara Opar, librarian in the Arts & Humanities Services Department of Syracuse University Library and liaison to the School of Architecture, contributed the chapter “Architectural Engineering” to Using the Engineering Literature, published by Routledge in 2006. The title was recently chosen as the 2007 recipient of the Best Reference Work Award by the ...

  • Belfer Record Sale, April 20-21

    April 9, 2007
    The Belfer Audio Archive at Syracuse University Library will hold a record sale April 20-21, offering 78s, LPs and 45s, as well as some music scores and music books. The sale will be held in the Belfer lobby on Friday, April 20, from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and on Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ...

  • Library offers Books 24×7 ITPro, a collection of 5,400+ technology e-books

    January 22, 2007
    Books24X7 ITPro provides both broad and deep coverage of over 100 technology topics from over 145 publishers including premier industry publishers, such as Wrox, McGraw-Hill, Apress, and Microsoft Press. Popular book series such as The Complete Reference, Inside Out, Bibles and many others provide multifaceted, multi-skilled approaches to topics. As of January 2007, the collection includes ...

  • The Kite Runner Research Guide available

    August 23, 2006
    Syracuse University Library has developed a research guide to help students explore themes in The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, the book chosen by the Syracuse University Shared Reading Program for 2006-2007 (and by Central New York Reads). The guide includes book reviews, author biographies and interviews, and resources on topics such as Afghanistan history, ...

  • Cite Your Sources Easily with RefWorks

    March 29, 2006
    RefWorks, the popular web-based bibliographic management database, is now available to SU students, faculty and staff through a campus-wide license purchased by Syracuse University Library. RefWorks, from Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, is a leading online tool for helping students better understand and efficiently manage proper academic citation formats. RefWorks also provides invaluable citation management assistance to ...

  • New Versions of SciFinder Scholar Available

    December 9, 2005
    SciFinder Scholar 2006 is a major upgrade for the Windows platform with improved search tools. SciFinder Scholar 2006 for Windows requires Windows 98, Me, 2000, XP, or NT 4.0. A web browser is needed to access full text via ChemPort, online Help, and Internet resources within the Tools menu. Plug-ins must be installed in the ...

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

    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. The full report of forced-choice ...

  • “The Bill of Rights” traveling exhibition visits E.S. Bird Library

    January 27, 2005
    “The Bill of Rights,” a traveling exhibition by book artist Richard Minsky will be available for viewing in the Sixth Floor Gallery of E.S. Bird Library from January 31 to April 1, 2005. This exhibition is sponsored by the Special Collections Research Center. Minsky will, in addition, deliver a lecture in the Syracuse Seminar in the ...

  • Need tax forms? Find Federal and New York State tax forms on the 3rd floor of E.S. Bird Library

    January 27, 2005
    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. Every form is available for photocopying. In addition, forms are available at the following web sites: Federal http://www.irs.gov/formspubs/index.html New York State http://www.tax.state.ny.us/forms/default.htm Lesley Pease Maps & Government Information Department 3rd floor, E.S. Bird ...

  • Library Provides Full Access to UN Commodities Trade Data

    November 11, 2004
    Responding to requests from students and faculty in the Maxwell School, SU Library has added full subscription access to UNCOMTRADE. This United Nations database is a platform for exploring detailed commodity statistics pertaining to the economics of global trade. Produced by the statistics division of the UN, the UNCOMTRADE database each year captures merchandise trade ...