• 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 ...

  • Have you registered to vote? Forms now available.

    April 7, 2004
    Have you registered to vote? Forms are available at the Maps & Government Information Reference Desk, 3rd floor Bird Library – or, via the web <http://www.fec.gov/votregis/pdf/nvra.pdf>

  • Library Action Team Wins SU Exemplary Achievement Award

    March 18, 2004
    Several SUL staff members have been awarded the SU Exemplary Achievement Award for their work as members of the WebChat Action Team in implementing WebChat. These awards are given annually by the Office of Human Resources to acknowledge outstanding employee contributions to Syracuse University. Comprised of Tasha Cooper, Tom Keays, Donna Sullivan, and Suzanne Preate, the ...

  • SUL adds Project Euclid Math and Statistics Electronic Journals

    March 1, 2004
    Syracuse University Library subscribes to Project Euclid, an initiative in electronic publishing by the Cornell University Library. Euclid is specifically designed to address the unique needs of low-cost independent and society journals through a collaborative partnership arrangement. Full-text journals are available electronically through Euclid are in the areas of theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics. ...