Research Starting Points provides recommendations for finding books, databases, journals, and instructional videos.
Citing sources - giving credit to those from whom you've borrowed ideas, words or materials - includes knowing when to cite, understanding style guides, and making use of available tools. Find more information on our Citing Sources page.
Links to many of the resources that the library offers can be found on Finding Library Resources, where you will find information about Resources by Subject and Resources by Type. For distinguished collections of rare books, manuscripts, and other archival materials, there is the Special Collections department.
Use the Journal Locator to see whether the journal you need is available online. Use the information in your article citation to determine what journal, volume, issue, and date you need.
Use our Journal Locator to find online journals by title or by subject area.
The Dissertations & Theses @ Syracuse University database is available to current students and faculty. It provides citations and abstracts for dissertations and theses from Syracuse University from 1870 to the present. Full text and 24 page previews are provided for dissertations published through ProQuest, primarily from 1997. Dissertations from earlier years are available on microfilm in the Libraries' collection. Search the online catalog by title or author for location information.
Non-affiliated users can search the Classic Catalog by title, author, or keyword to identify and locate dissertations. Arrangements for borrowing should be made with the user's home library.
To find a collection's location in the SU Libraries refer to Call Numbers & Locations [PDF].
Use the Warehouse Delivery/Retrieval Request Form or look for an Off-Site Storage Retrieval Request link next to the item in the Classic Catalog.
Unfortunately we can't retrieve books from the shelves for you, however if you are a faculty member on campus you can take advantage of our Library to Go Campus Delivery Service.
Go to SUJobOpps, the SU Student Employment Services website to search and apply for open library work-study jobs.
See the Spaces & Places for information about reserving meeting rooms, seminar rooms, the Hillyer Room, and the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons. For questions, contact Julie Belle in Library Administration at 315-443-2730.
Most library resources are available from off-campus by logging in with your SU NetID and password. For more information, see Remote Access to Online Resources.
When my SU I.D. only has 9 digits but you ask for 10, Check the front of your I.D. card for the tenth digit. In rare cases where you don't have a tenth digit, try adding a zero to the end. If that still doesn't work, contact Circulation for assistance.
See our Visitor Guide for information about using the Libraries when you aren't a student here.