Temporary Access to ProQuest E-Books and Other E-Resources

Syracuse University Libraries continue to be dedicated to supporting the research, teaching, and creative activities of our SU user community as we transition to online learning. In addition to the services outlined on our website, we are acquiring temporary access to several new and/or expanded licensed e-resources.

We have acquired temporary access to more than 150,000 e-book titles in ProQuest Academic Complete, hosted on the ProQuest E-book Central platform. Titles are discoverable by searching in the ProQuest platform, and are set up for unlimited user access. Books can be read within your web browser or downloaded to Adobe Digital Editions using the link within the ProQuest E-book Central platform.

Effective March 19, new or expanded temporary access to e-resource collections includes:

Additional temporary resources will continue to be added and will be listed on the research guide for Free or Expanded Online Resources.

For more information about how the Libraries develop collections, please contact Anne Rauh, Head of Collections and Research Services, at aerauh@syr.edu.

Libraries Adds New Resources

Syracuse University Libraries has added the following new databases to its collections, which can be accessed using your net ID and password via library.syr.edu.

  • ForeignAffairs.com Articles and current news covering the political, historical, and economic impacts of American foreign policy and global affairs. Includes the full archive of Foreign Affairs Magazine 1922-present plus additional online-only content.
  • Psychotherapy.net Streaming video related to social work, psychotherapy, and counseling. Content created by Psychotherapy.net. Videos include counseling sessions and demonstrations, interviews, and other content for training mental health professionals. Browsable by therapeutic approach, issue, expert, and population.
  • SciFindern Articles, patents, and white papers describing chemicals. Includes information on structures, reactions, compounds, drug development, and manufacturing. Also includes PatentPak, MethodsNow Synthesis, and Retrosynthesis. Search by substances by name, CAS Registry Number, or use the editor to draw chemical structures, substructures, or reactions. Requires separate login. See SciFinder Research Guide for more help.
  • Tectonica Architectural design and construction information, including details about specific architectural projects. Note this resource is only accessible on-campus.
  • Late Qing and Republican-Era Chinese Newspapers  Newspapers from over twenty cities in China published between 1912 and 1949. This resource is the first of six open access global newspaper collections in the East View Global Press Archive. The Syracuse University Libraries provided monetary support for the open access series through a collaborative alliance of the Center for Research Libraries and East View.

New eBook & Journal Packages

Online Reference


For more information on collection development or to make suggestions, contact Anne Rauh, interim head of Collections and Research Services, at aerauh@syr.edu.

EBL Ebooks Trial

EBL is an online digital library of full texts of over 170,000 scholarly e-books. Available at selected academic libraries, it provides a set of online database collections that combine scholarly books from over 435 academic, trade, and professional publishers.
This trial is available from March 25, 2011 to April 25, 2011 via IP authentication only.
To access the collections, point your browser to: http://libezproxy.syr.edu/login/ebook
User name: SYRcollection
Password: SYReblpa55
For more information or feedback, please contact Mary DeCarlo