All Blog Posts

List of blog posts

Researching Stenogravures, Crystopal and Armand Winfield

Blue-green sample of Crystopal. Plastics Artifacts Collection.

Posted on Feb. 17, 2021, 7:12 p.m.

Stenogravures are very strong and are akin to stone carvings

Film and Media Roundtable Announces 2021 Notable Films

orange video camera icon over blue overlaid photo of Bird Library

Posted on Feb. 15, 2021, 9:34 a.m.

Movie clapper icon by Shmector is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Reconstructing Racial Equality in Syracuse

Description of CORE from the first issue of their newsletter “In the Wind.”

Posted on Feb. 10, 2021, 7 p.m.

Syracuse’s Interstate 81 has played a major role in the racial, social, and economic landscape of the city.

Black History Month Resources 2021

Black History

Posted on Feb. 10, 2021, 8:55 a.m.

Although not comprehensive, highlights from our collections in celebration of Black History Month include:

Research Starting Points

student working on a laptop with stacks of books

Posted on Feb. 8, 2021, 10:03 a.m.

Explore the Syracuse Universities Libraries website

75 Years of Benjamin Spock’s Common Sense Parenting

Spock talking with a patient at the health center. Benjamin Spock and Mary Morgan Papers.

Posted on Feb. 3, 2021, 6:32 p.m.

2021 marks the 75th anniversary of the publication of the first edition of Benjamin Spock’s Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care.

Now on Blackboard

Student wearing earbuds and working on an Apple laptop

Posted on Feb. 1, 2021, 1:42 p.m.

A new feature in Blackboard.

Marcel Breuer auf Deutsch

A handwritten digitized Breuer letter in German that proved hard to read when I first opened it. Marcel Breuer Papers.

Posted on Jan. 14, 2021, 4:08 p.m.

Letters from the Marcel Breuer Digital Archive.

Inside SCRC | World War I American Red Cross Posters

poster illustration of person wearing red cross uniform with arm around another person

Posted on Jan. 14, 2021, 3 p.m.

World War I-era American Red Cross posters

Everyone Wants the Libraries to Acquire Textbooks for Student Use

stacks of textbooks

Posted on Jan. 7, 2021, 12:09 p.m.

Acquiring textbooks at the Libraries is a complex issue.

Animals in the Stacks

Ink drawings of whales with the unit of measurement “barrels,” in this case oil. Barzillai Pease Journals.

Posted on Jan. 6, 2021, 6:41 p.m.

Inspired by the Getty Collection, materials from our archives for animals within our own collection.

2020 Year in Review

A happay new century to you

Posted on Dec. 23, 2020, 4:40 p.m.

As we reach the end of a decidedly unprecedented and unusual year, let’s look back on some of the topics we researched, discussed, and discovered in SCRC’s collections this year.

Inside SCRC | Pan Am Flight 103 Archives: Shannon Davis

handwritten postcard

Posted on Dec. 18, 2020, 2 p.m.

Postcard, written by Shannon Davis, victim of the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster, detailing her travels.

Tempering Virtue, Prohibiting Vice

parker banner

Posted on Dec. 17, 2020, 4:16 p.m.

When the Volstead Act came into effect on January 17, 1920, it ushered in a 13-year period where alcohol’s production, sale, and distribution was prohibited by constitutional law.

In the Beginning of the Year and When it Ends: Memorials to Pan Am Flight 103

Garden of Remembrance

Posted on Dec. 9, 2020, 2:24 p.m.

December 21 will mark the 32nd anniversary of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland that killed 270 individuals from 21 countries.

Hail Librarians!: Reflecting on SU Library Service

Students studying in Carnegie Library

Posted on Dec. 2, 2020, 3:18 p.m.

“Hail, Librarians, holders o’ the golden keys!”, wrote poet Frank Elijah Dudley in 1955.

November 2020 Wrap Up: Native American Heritage Month

SUA Onondagan

Posted on Nov. 25, 2020, 6:50 p.m.

Researching Audrey “Gonwaiahhih” Shenandoah.

Relax with Fiction, Fantasy, eBooks, and Audiobooks

donut and coffee next to electronic pad

Posted on Nov. 23, 2020, 8:26 a.m.

Check what public libraries (and Syracuse University Libraries) have to offer

Survival Kit: Provisions for your Research Journey Exhibit Interview

The windows in the Plastics Pioneers Reading Room

Posted on Nov. 18, 2020, 2:54 p.m.

The Edwin F. Bushman Papers are part of the Special Collections Research Center’s manuscript collections.

COVID Cataloging Project

purple Discos Columbia record

Posted on Nov. 17, 2020, 12:41 p.m.

Considerations and Conundrums of Cataloging the Latin American 45 Records

Back to all posts

Blog page navigation