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Research & Scholarship

Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Now available from Syracuse University Libraries, Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences is an information service for the research, development, and educational community in the biomedical and life sciences. Each PDF e-book in the Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences is an accessible overview of a research area (literature review), authored by an expert in […]

New Ebooks

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Ebooks in Science and Technology have been expanded! New additions include the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) 2016 titles, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) 2016 titles, and the World Scientific Publishing collections in business, math, economics, and computer science.

British Government Documents

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Now available through Syracuse University Libraries: America and Great Britain: Diplomatic Relations, 1775-1815, British Government Documents Focusing on the British perspective, this 9-volume set offers 40 years of official diplomatic correspondence between America and Britain. Documents cover the discontents and ultimate rebellion of “Colonies and Plantations in North America;” recognition of the independent United States […]

Early European Books

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Now available through Syracuse University Libraries, Early European Books, from ProQuest, provides the most comprehensive digitized collection of rare books and incunabula available anywhere online. It includes a wide survey of the print output of Europe from 1450-1700, providing access to more than 45,000 titles. ProQuest is building Early European Books in partnership with major […]

Warren Gives Webinar Talk and Hosts Virtual NISO Events

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Scott Warren gave an invited webinar talk via Information Today on “Using data to drive decisions: Thoughts on ebooks and gap analysis.” Scott served as host for the NISO Virtual Conference: Scholarly Communication Models: Evolution or Revolution? Scott Warren, Kelley Lasher, and Robert Cleary hosted a two-part NISO webinar on issues with elicensing: The Practicality […]

New Major Reference Works

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Syracuse University Libraries has acquired new major reference works in several disciplines. These items can be located in Summon or the Classic Catalog, and live on the ScienceDirect platform. Please let me know if you have any questions. We are especially happy to have purchased the second edition of the International Encyclopedia of the Social […]

Web of Science Enhancements

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

The Libraries have recently upgraded our Web of Science subscription to include two important new resources: the Data Citation and Book Citation indices. Remember that­ the Web of Science includes citations to more than STEM disciplines. The publisher reports that over 60% of the 60,000 books in the Book Citation Index are Arts & Humanities […]

The Ideal World

Friday, May 29th, 2015

Librarians at SU Libraries regularly learn about new electronic resources (databases, ejournals, streaming videos, ebooks, etc.) and decide whether to consider them as possible additions to SU Libraries’ collections. What are we looking for as we do this? In the ideal world, we are seeking e-resources that offer: high quality content that is a good […]

Cooper, Galloway, and Warren Participate in Charleston Conference

Friday, December 26th, 2014

Natasha Cooper, Linda Galloway, and Scott Warren attended the 34th Annual Charleston Conference (November 5-8, 2014), a conference held annually in Charleston, SC, that brings together librarians, publishers, and vendors to discuss acquisitions, publishing and related topics. At the conference, Warren presented “Developing a Digital-First Ebook Program.” This talk was given jointly with Olaf Ernst, […]

To E or not to E…

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

One of the collection decisions that troubles me the most is choosing the format of books to purchase. In an academic library we select materials for research and education needs now and in the future. Is it short-sighted to purchase print copies of books? Will this format be as foreign to new students as print […]