• Libraries Adds New E-Resources, Summer 2021

    July 28, 2021

    Databases Bloomsbury’s Drama Online — Playtexts, audio plays, video productions, photos, and ebooks related to practice and criticism, including works from Arden Shakespeare, Nick Hern Books, Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe, BBC, L.A. Theater Works, and more Bloomsbury’s Screen Studies new modules: Filmmaking Collection and Auteur Collection Various 2020 and 2021 update packages for all other ...

  • The Digital Underground: Cultivating Digital Competencies during Grad School

    July 12, 2021

    DLP Graduate Assistants Ambar Roy (pictured left) and Kiley Jolicoeur (pictured right) Discuss the Value of Experiential Student Learning for Future Success by Brittany Bertazon, Graduate Assistant for Digital Library Program Over the past two years, Syracuse University Libraries’ Digital Library Program (DLP) has employed three graduate students. This post features interviews with DLP Graduate Assistants Ambar ...

  • Summer Faculty Resources

    July 6, 2021

    Whether you are teaching a summer course, working on research and scholarship, or updating your CV or syllabus for the fall, the Libraries would like to remind you of some valuable research and teaching resources you may want to explore. We are here to help you with your research or publishing and can assist you at ...

  • 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 ...