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Teaching Advanced Literature Searching Skills

outside of Bird Library

Posted on July 27, 2023, 11 a.m.

The Research Impact Team works with University researchers of the future, ensuring they have the information literacy skills they need to effectively keep impact at the forefront of their minds.

Benchmarking Performance

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Posted on July 21, 2023, 9 a.m.

Comparing the performance of a university and its departments to the achievements of peers can be a highly effectively way to understand output and impact.

Planning Course Material over the Summer

Mower Faculty Commons

Posted on July 13, 2023, noon

The summer is often times when busy faculty have an opportunity to review and modify their courses.

Ensuring the Accuracy of University Data

outside of Bird Library

Posted on July 13, 2023, 11 a.m.

The Research Impact Team has been making great strides toward improving the research reputation of Syracuse University and supporting its research enterprise.

New Collections Resources January - June 2023

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Posted on June 28, 2023, noon

Following are new resources added to the Libraries' collections between January and June 2023.

Collection Spotlight: Musical Theater Songs

drawing of bird with music note and words Musical Theater Songs, The Right Song, Right Now!

Posted on June 26, 2023, 1 p.m.

Whether you’re preparing for an audition or exploring for leisure, Musical Theater Songs is an all-encompassing tool.

Understanding Open Access Trends

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Posted on June 22, 2023, 9 a.m.

The Research Impact Team draws on data from various tools to provide insights on open access activities at Syracuse University.

Top Picks: Streaming Video and Online News Access From SU Libraries

New York Times and Wall Street Journal logos

Posted on June 21, 2023, 11 a.m.

Streaming services and digital news subscriptions are more popular than ever.

Film Noir Display

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Posted on June 20, 2023, 10 a.m.

Access & Resource Sharing presents Film Noir, a new display on the fourth floor of Bird Library.

Librarian Film Reviews

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Posted on June 15, 2023, 1 p.m.

A select list of films reviewed during the past two years by two librarians.

Providing Support for Funder Applications and Awarded Grants

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Posted on June 14, 2023, noon

Securing funding is one of the first steps on the road to impact.

Supporting the Tenure and Promotion Process

outside of Carnegie Library building

Posted on June 8, 2023, 9 a.m.

Helping faculty prepare for the tenure and promotion process by telling their research story using data from large literature databases.

Cookbooks at the Libraries

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Posted on June 6, 2023, 2 p.m.

The Libraries has a collections display on the first floor of Bird Library.

Helping SU Colleges and Institutes Demonstrate Their Impact

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Posted on June 1, 2023, 11 a.m.

A major focus for SU is interdisciplinary research, and over the past few years SU has opened several big centers and institutes whose research groups draw on faculty from multiple university departments and colleges.

“Boxes, and envelopes, and photos, oh my!” Fred Meyer and The Wizard of Oz Fandom

hand-written booklet with pencil drawing on cover

Posted on May 31, 2023, 4 p.m.

Processing Fred Meyer's papers, co-founder The Wizard of Oz Club.

Collection Spotlight: Entertainment Research Quintet

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Posted on May 25, 2023, 4 p.m.

Five fabulous databases for students and researchers of entertainment.

Boxed in at the Library

box making machine in use

Posted on May 25, 2023, 10 a.m.

Using the box maker to create housing for glass plate negatives.

Deep Dive in the Archive: The Role of an Archivist

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Posted on May 24, 2023, 4 p.m.

What is an archivist? Archives collect and provide access to primarily unpublished items.

Collection Spotlight: The ARTFL Project

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Posted on May 16, 2023, 1 p.m.

The Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (ARTFL) is a cooperative venture between the French government and the University of Chicago.

Collection Spotlight: ProQuest Congressional

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Posted on May 12, 2023, 1 p.m.

Gain access to current and historical Congressional information, bills, reports and regulations.

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