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Research Metrics Tools and Services

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Posted on Nov. 30, 2022, noon

Libraries collaborate across campus to support the University’s goal of advancing research initiatives and achieving greater visibility.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

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Posted on Nov. 29, 2022, 3 p.m.

The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals serves the need for access to a wide range of both new and older periodical literature.

King + King Architecture Library Faculty Picks

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Posted on Nov. 21, 2022, 3 p.m.

Professor Lawrence Chua has made the selection of books introducing users to materials on South Asian modernism in Cities.

Collection Spotlight: Digital Sanborn Maps

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Posted on Nov. 17, 2022, 2 p.m.

A collection of detailed fire insurance maps for more than 12,000 cities, towns and communities throughout the US.

Collection Spotlight: SURFACE

Syracuse University Libraries, SURFACE, the Face of Syracuse University Research

Posted on Nov. 11, 2022, 4 a.m.

SURFACE, Syracuse University’s institutional repository, is a lot of things.

Native American Heritage Month: Indigenous Perspective

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Posted on Nov. 7, 2022, noon

In 2005, Syracuse University created the Haudenosaunee Promise Scholarship to acknowledge the university is founded on the Onondaga Nations' ancestral land and honor cultural legacies.

Collection Spotlight: Mintel Reports

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Posted on Nov. 4, 2022, 2 p.m.

A market research database featuring consumer research in multiple categories and across demographics, Mintel Reports offers broad coverage of many topics.

Native Heritage Month Display

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Posted on Nov. 1, 2022, 9 a.m.

Featuring books and films selected by native students on the themes of oral histories, literature by native authors, decolonization, and Indian residential schools and Hawaiian Sovereignty.

Collection Spotlight: Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

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Posted on Oct. 27, 2022, 2 p.m.

LISTA, an EBSCO-provided database covering topics across the library science, information science and technology landscape.

New Libraries' Collections: July through September 2022

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Posted on Oct. 20, 2022, noon

New resources added to the collections.

Collection Spotlight: SBRnet - featuring Sports Market Analytics

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Posted on Oct. 13, 2022, 5 p.m.

Your one stop shop for sports business industry data, news and analysis.

Using SU Libraries as an Online or Distance Student

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Posted on Oct. 11, 2022, 1 p.m.

Here for you whether you’re a fully online student, someone who’s living more than 30 miles away from campus, or a student who’s temporarily away for an internship or study abroad.

Collection Spotlight: Dimensions

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Posted on Oct. 7, 2022, 5 a.m.

Dimensions will be an important tool for understanding and reporting on the research and scholarship produced at Syracuse University.

Music History Students Receive Hands-On Lessons

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Posted on Oct. 6, 2022, 9 a.m.

Students in the Department of Art and Music Histories’ European Music Before 1800 class visited Special Collections Research Center

Open Access 101, SU Libraries and You

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Posted on Oct. 3, 2022, noon

An open access primer and an overview of campus author, publishing and research services.

SU Libraries’ Instruction Support for Faculty, Instructors and Teaching Assistants (TA’s)

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Posted on Sept. 27, 2022, 4 p.m.

Tips for putting items on course reserve, exploring digital resources, showing videos and more.

Meeting Your Printing Needs

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Posted on Sept. 26, 2022, 11 a.m.

Whether you are printing a paper or a large poster, the Libraries offers printing equipment as well as in-person assistance with the process.

On the Cover of the Rolling Stone…

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Posted on Sept. 23, 2022, 3 p.m.

Do you know who’s on the cover of the Rolling Stone this month?

Teaching Representation: K-12 Educator Perspectives on Banned Books

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Posted on Sept. 21, 2022, 8 a.m.

K-12 educators (both teachers and librarians) in the eastern United States were surveyed about perceptions around banned books.

Book Bans are Newsworthy... But They’re Not New

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Posted on Sept. 19, 2022, 9 a.m.

September 18-24, 2022, Syracuse University Libraries is celebrating Banned Books Week.

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