• Duelfer Report (on Iraq’s Weapons of Mass Destruction) available electronically and, soon, in print.

    October 13, 2004
    The Comprehensive Report of the Special Advisor to the Director of Central Intelligence on Iraq’s Weapons of Mass Destruction (Duelfer Report) released September 30, 2004, will be distributed to SU Library (and all other federal depository libraries) in paper format soon. For immediate access to the report: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS54633 The entire print report will be disseminated in three volumes. A separate volume ...

  • LibChat Window Has a New Look

    September 24, 2004
    On Monday, September 27, Syracuse University Library will be be changing the look of its LibChat reference service. Although the look of the chat window itself will be different, you can still expect the same great service. Log in and give it a try. Just click the AskUs link under the Services menu on the Library ...

  • Now Online! Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

    September 8, 2004
    This expansive encyclopedia contains articles describing devices, techniques, and technologies that are critical to research at atomic, molecular, and macromolecular levels, ranging from 1 to 100 nanometers. It identifies current challenges and development paths that will influence fields ranging from materials and surface science, chemistry, and biomedicine, to computer technology, information processing, and mechanical, optical, ...

  • Syracuse University Community Mourns Passing of University Librarian Peter S. Graham

    August 12, 2004
    Peter S. Graham, University Librarian at Syracuse University, died Aug. 11 at his home in Syracuse after a long battle with lymphoma. He was 65. Graham had served as University Librarian since Sept. 1, 1998. As head of the SU Library, he revitalized the staff structure by appointing nationally known leaders as heads of major Library ...

  • 9/11 Commission Final Report now available via GPO Access

    July 22, 2004
    The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (9-11 Commission) is releasing its final report. The report will be available after 11:30 AM on July 22, 2004 from the U.S. Government Printing Office. The Commission, an independent, bipartisan commission created by congressional legislation under the signature of President George W. Bush in late 2002, ...

  • The latest update of the Oxford English Dictionary(OED) online database is now available at www.oed.com.

    June 17, 2004
    In their Online June Update of June 15, 2004, Oxford Online Products of Oxford University Press reports that the new OED contains more than 2,800 new and revised words. Their announcrment continues: The latest alphabetical range to be revised is OLM to ORATURE. Coverage is broad including everything from OMIGOD and OMIGOSH to OMBUDSPERSON and ONE-WORLDISM. ...

  • Do you need immediate assistance with a reference question?

    June 15, 2004
    Try LibChat, Syracuse University Library s newest reference service. LibChat uses chat software to allow you to  converse  online with a librarian. The librarian can also show you web pages, and you can have a full transcript of the chat session, including URLs and other information shared during the session. To start your session, click on ...

  • Syracuse University Library announces the opening of Numeric Data Services:

    June 15, 2004
    Located within the Maps and Government Information Department and part of the Digital Services Program, Numeric Data Services can provide help with: – Identifying, locating, and acquiring data for student and faculty research. – Data management and statistical analysis. – Use of SAS, Stata, and SPSS. – Advice on research methods, study design, and questionnaire construction for those collecting ...

  • SUL Welcomes New Numeric Data Services Librarian

    May 11, 2004
    Paul Bern joined the Syracuse University Library staff in the newly created position of Numeric Data Services Librarian on March 16. Prior to his appointment at Syracuse, Bern was Senior Statistical Programmer/Data Archivist for the Office of Population Research at Princeton University. In his new role, Bern will lead the planning and development of a ...

  • Brown v. Board of Education Subject Guide Now Available

    April 7, 2004
    A web page of Brown v. Board of Education-related resources for educators is now available on the Education Subject Guide page. This page (http://libwww.syr.edu/research/internet/education/readings.html) was created in anticipation of the Brown v. Board of Education anniversary celebration (please see the Hendricks Chapel page for additional information: http://hendricks.syr.edu/brownvboard/) This page of resources for educators was prepared by ...