• 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 ...

  • New Libraries Resources

    May 3, 2021

    By Rachel Fox Von Swearingen, Interim Collection Development & Analysis Librarian Streaming video Digital Theatre Plus Streaming video collection of theatre, dance, musical theatre, opera, and film productions in many genres, as well as interviews and notes by practitioners about production, technique, lighting, design and more; includes content from provider such as the, BBC, Broadway HD, LA ...

  • The Digital Underground: The Perils and Legacy of Audio Preservation at The Belfer Audio Archive, A Conversation with Jim Meade

    May 3, 2021

    by Brittany Bertazon, Graduate Assistant for Digital Library Program This post pertains to the preservation of audio recordings currently underway at the Diane and Arthur Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive (Belfer). Belfer is part of Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center. It is one of most inconspicuous buildings on campus; it is constructed partially underneath ...

  • The Digital Underground: Demystifying Digital Preservation and Deep Infrastructure with Library Information Technology Services

    April 9, 2021

    by Brittany Bertazon, Graduate Assistant for Digital Library Program Today’s conversation features interviews conducted in September 2020 with Library Information & Technology Services (LITS) staff members Joseph “Joe” Foote and Russell “Russ” Silverstein. LITS is a vital partner of the DLP and assists in the evaluation, selection, licensing, implementation, and support of systems and infrastructure that ...

  • New Libraries E-Resources

    April 1, 2021

    by Rachel Fox Von Swearingen, Librarian for Music and Performing Arts and Interim Collection Development and Analysis Librarian. We are happy to share that the Libraries recently added the following e-resources to our collections: Journals Kalfou—includes newest issues without embargo Health Affairs – includes newest issues without embargo Middle East Law and Governance, Jazz Research Journal, includes newest issues without embargo Religion ...

  • Architecture: A Place for Women

    March 30, 2021

    By Barbara Opar, Librarian for Architecture. In recent years prior to the pandemic, the King+King Architecture Library supported events related to Women’s History Month. With restrictions still in place with respect to COVID, we have turned to book exhibits and a research guide to highlight our numerous resources related to women and architecture. The guide is ...