• Libraries to Adopt Quartex, an Adam Matthew Digital Platform, for its Digital Collections

    March 12, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries recently selected Quartex as its new platform for in-house digital collections. Quartex, designed by Adam Matthew Digital, is a flexible and responsive hosted digital asset management platform with extensive front-end capabilities that enables organizations to showcase, share and celebrate their archival materials with a global community of users. Déirdre Joyce, head of ...

  • SU Selected to Host Hult Prize Regional Competition

    March 4, 2021

    The prestigious Hult Prize Foundation has selected Syracuse University Libraries’ Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars (LaunchPad) to host the Hult Prize Regional Summit. Hult Prize Impact Summits are hosted in 100 locations around the world, and this year Syracuse is one of only three regional hosts in North America. Winners of the regional campus competitions go ...

  • Data Tool Expands Support of News Text Mining

    February 24, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries is pleased to announce that enhanced text mining for newspaper content is now available within the ProQuest database platform called TDM Studio.  The Libraries is an early adopter of this researcher-friendly text mining tool.  One component of the tool, ProQuest TDM Studio Visualizations, does not require advanced coding skills and supports point ...

  • Volunteers Needed for Virtual Living Library Event

    February 15, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries will host its annual Living Library event during National Library Week on Wednesday, April 7 from noon to 5 p.m. via Zoom. Participants will have the opportunity to talk to “living books”—volunteers from the broader Syracuse University community representing a variety of cultural backgrounds and life experiences. Living books engage in 20-minute ...

  • Libraries Launches StackMap

    February 8, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries recently launched StackMap, a new online mapping tool to help increase the findability of items in the collections. When visitors are on the Libraries’ website and search for an item in Summon or the Classic Catalog, there will be a “Map it!” button next to the item’s call number details. Clicking on ...

  • “Learn at SUL” Virtual Workshop Series Spring 2021

    February 4, 2021

    (Updated March 24, 2021) Back by popular demand, Syracuse University Libraries is providing online workshops for the Spring 2021 semester. Learn at SUL workshops are free and open to students, faculty, and researchers across campus. Pre-registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Upcoming workshops include: February 24 from 12 – 1 pm: Saving and ...

  • “Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano” Audiobook Wins AudioFile’s Earphones Award

    February 2, 2021

    One of Syracuse University Press and Sound Beat: Access Audio’s first audiobook collaborations  has been recognized as an Earphones Award Winner by AudioFile, the premier audiobook authority publication. The Earphones Award, given to Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano  by Alan Scott Haft, recognizes “truly exceptional titles that excel in narrative voice ...

  • Special Collections Research Center Launches Latin American 45s Digital Collection

    January 22, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC), working in partnership with the Digital Library Program (DLP), recently launched the Belfer Latin American 45s Digital Collection. The digital collection will eventually provide access to over 12,000 recordings that date from the 1950s to the early-1960s and include many rare and little-known issues on small independent ...

  • SU Libraries Invited to Participate in OCLC’s Express Digital Delivery Program

    January 21, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries has been invited to participate in OCLC’s Express Digital Delivery Program, which will lead to even faster digital interlibrary loan for SU users. OCLC is a global library cooperative that provides shared technology services, original research , and community programs for its membership and the library community. The Express Digital Delivery Program ...

  • Sound Beat: Access Audio Offering Children’s Audiobooks about Enslaved People by Cheryl Wills

    January 11, 2021

    Sound Beat: Access Audio is providing two free family audiobooks, written by Emmy Award-winning journalist Cheryl Wills ’89,  the great-great-great granddaughter of Emma and Sandy Wills, enslaved people from Haywood, Tennessee. The audiobooks are narrated by the author and are also available in video form, featuring artwork from the original print books. Educational materials and discussion questions ...