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Changing Hands: Ownership Erasures in Rare Books

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Posted on May 31, 2024, 2 p.m.

Many books at the SCRC showcase layers of ownership marks; but in some cases, the distinctive marks left by earlier owners were erased by the subsequent keepers.

Memorial Day 2024

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Posted on May 27, 2024, 1:54 p.m.

Books included in the research guide for this year's Memorial Day display relates to the American Vietnam War memorialization.

SOURCE Explore: Finding Yourself in the Archives with Special Collections Research Center

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Posted on May 24, 2024, noon

SCRC partnered with SOURCE on a new undergraduate research program, SOURCE Explore.

Graduate Student Educators Showcase of Work on Disabilities

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Posted on May 15, 2024, 9 a.m.

Graduate students and educators enrolled in Syracuse University’s School of Education course “SPE 644: Significant Disabilities: Shifts in Paradigms & Practices” created a digital exhibition of their research.


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Posted on May 14, 2024, 10 a.m.

One of the Libraries' unique collections is our mushroom books and resources; now Syracuse University Press is releasing a new mushroom field guide.

Collection Spotlight: The Bloomsbury Food Library

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Posted on May 2, 2024, 1 p.m.

The Bloomsbury Food Library places food at the center of our humanity.

Preserving Your Heritage: How to Care for the Family Album

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Posted on May 1, 2024, 2 p.m.

Advice from Special Collections' photograph conservation, along with “Do & Don’ts” and useful resources for keeping your family heritage in good condition.

Finals Week Tips: How the Libraries Can Help

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Posted on April 30, 2024, 1 p.m.

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.

Collection Spotlight: Bloomsbury Music and Sound

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Posted on April 23, 2024, 11 a.m.

A digital hub for music and sound studies.

Collection Spotlight: ACM Open and Other OA Resources for Engineering and Computer Science

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Posted on April 22, 2024, 11 a.m.

Did you know publishing Open Access is not always free?

What’s New in Special Collections? — You Found Out!

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Posted on April 17, 2024, 9 a.m.

The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) held a spring open house on March 21, 2024.

Collection Spotlight: Security Management Practices

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Posted on April 16, 2024, 11 a.m.

Security Management Practices offers topical reports in the enterprise security fields including IT and legal, financial and physical security as well as adjacent content from other fields such as business and healthcare.

Standards Research Guide

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Posted on April 15, 2024, 4 p.m.

Technical, Industry or Engineering Standards are used regularly by SU faculty, students and staff. Standards are documented agreements that specify the characteristics, performance and production methods for products, services or systems.

Books in the Humanities © 2023

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Posted on April 10, 2024, 11 a.m.

This year the Central New York Humanities Corridor will be celebrating the 9th annual Books in the Humanities on May 2, 2024.

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2024

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Posted on April 9, 2024, 1 p.m.

AAPI Heritage Month is an intersectional celebration of identity that honors the power of AAPI people in America and how it transcends in the future.

Libraries of Ukraine – Together We Can Do More!

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Posted on April 8, 2024, 9 a.m.

Libraries, created thousands of years ago to support the vitality of communities, nowadays help Ukrainians to survive in war conditions and provide physical, informational, psychological, and spiritual protection.

Artist Warren Kimble ’57 Inspires Joy

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Posted on April 5, 2024, 10 a.m.

Warren Kimble's artistic impact extends across the globe, with his paintings sought after by collectors internationally.

Collection Spotlight: MarketLine

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Posted on April 2, 2024, 5 p.m.

MarketLine features unique digital tools for analyzing and visualizing data on companies, deals, industries, country and city statistics, and social media influencers worldwide.

NASA Needs Your Help for the April 8, 2024 Solar Eclipse

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Posted on March 27, 2024, 3 p.m.

Calling All Citizen Scientists for April 2024 Solar Eclipse

Collection Spotlight: Education Source

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Posted on March 26, 2024, 1 p.m.

Education Source: A go-to and user-friendly resource for education students and faculty alike!

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