• Graduate School Dissertation Bootcamp

    June 4, 2021

    by Giovanna Colosi, Education Librarian, Subject Instruction Lead As graduate and doctoral students prepare to write theses and dissertations, the Libraries offers a number of resources to support you. An excellent starting point is the Research Guide for Doctoral Dissertation/Theses Writers. Other resources include: D. R. Riccomini, “Dissertation Writing for Engineers and Scientists,” Technical Communication, vol. 56, ...

  • Spotify Shelving Playlists

    June 4, 2021

    by Laura Benjamin, Access Services Librarian This year, Access Services had the pleasure of having two Inclusive U interns working with us, Ian Coe and Omari Odom. In addition to the work they do for us, both have also been working with SoundBeat. Ian’s specialty with SoundBeat is creating the soundtracks that underscore the episodes. Omari ...

  • Read With Pride Book List

    June 3, 2021

    During the month of June, we are celebrating Pride by spotlighting LGBTQ+ authors of color who have lent voice to their communities, whether in telling their own stories or creating new ones. Here are a few highlights from our Pride Book List, featuring over 60 titles in total—all available for borrowing from the Libraries! Giovanni’s Room ...

  • The Digital Underground: Adapting Archival Practices in Times of Crisis, Michele Combs Discusses Crowdsourcing during Covid-19

    May 26, 2021

    by Brittany Bertazon, Graduate Assistant for Digital Library Program This post expands on the two work-from-home (WFH) digital projects developed for students and staff to enhance digital object records during COVID-19 quarantine spring 2020. These projects were a joint effort of the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) and the Digital Library Program (DLP). The Marcel Breuer ...

  • Faculty Experts at Syracuse

    May 24, 2021

    by Brenna Helmstutler, Librarian for the School of Information Studies Faculty profiles in Experts@Syracuse is an excellent opportunity to highlight your expertise and dedication to impactful research. Research metrics are often used to show evidence of research impact for tenure and promotion, grant proposals, performance reviews, CVs, and faculty webpages. If you’re looking to populate your profile, ...

  • Behind the Spine

    May 18, 2021

    by Jessica Rice, Preservation Lab Supervisor You are relaxing with some tea and reading a book, and suddenly you get the distinct and eerie feeling that eyes are watching you.  You do not see anyone else in the room.  Well, just an idea: those eyes might be inside your book! Employees in the Syracuse University Preservation Department ...

  • Finals Week Tips: How the Libraries Can Help

    May 17, 2021

    Whether you’re finishing up a paper or project or studying for a final exam, here are some tips to help you finish the semester strong. Take advantage of the Libraries’ resources and helpful staff—near or far! Reach out to your Liaison LibrarianSearch by subject to find an expert librarian who specializes in your topic or area of ...

  • Library Resources You Might Not Know About

    May 14, 2021

    by Dan Mulvihill G’21 (Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs), Access and Resource Sharing Student Employee Streaming services and digital news subscriptions are more popular than ever, and the University Libraries has students covered. With over 700 databases, we have access to tons of great services from streaming movies and documentaries to digital news subscriptions. ...

  • Can you share your DEIA story?

    May 7, 2021

    by Kate Deibel, PhD, Inclusion and Accessibility Librarian I was recently asked a great Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) question from a colleague at the University of Massachusetts: “Do you have any resources on approaching someone and asking them directly to share their DEIA story?” To put it more bluntly, the question is about calling upon ...

  • Library and Information Resources for SU Alumni

    May 6, 2021

    By John Stawarz, Greg Dachille, and Austin Waters Syracuse University Libraries warmly congratulate all students who will soon or who have recently graduated. Great work! During your time as a student at Syracuse University, you’ve likely come to appreciate many of the resources, services, and library professionals who have helped support you and your work. Here’s ...