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Connection Fall 2019

Connection Magazine Fall 2019

As we begin the 2019/2020 academic year, I’m astounded that I recently passed my fourth anniversary as Dean and University Librarian at Syracuse University Libraries. Although the time has gone quickly, the degree of change that we’ve experienced has been immense. Syracuse University Libraries continues to evolve as the central hub for student success, innovation, and community. 

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Syracuse University Libraries Strategic Directions 2018–2022 PDF

Syracuse University Libraries Strategic Plan 2018–2022

One University needs at its center One Library as a potent force in the growth of teaching and research excellence across the institution; as a central hub for exhibits, programs, and expertise; as a repository for knowledge and cultural heritage; and as a showcase for our University’s academic and creative endeavors.

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The Connection Newsletter

The Connection provides the University community with information about library collections, services, staff, and activities.

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Welcome brochure PDF

Welcome to SU Libraries Brochure

We are here for you—to offer a convenient place to meet and study, to provide information resources and research tools for your coursework and research, and
to assist you in using our resources productively.
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150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University

At the February 1870 Methodist State Convention in Syracuse, a resolution was passed to found a university. Measures were taken to raise $500,000 to endow it, with the city of Syracuse subscribing $100,000. Reverend Jesse T. Peck, who would be elected president of the Syracuse University Board of Trustees, suggested purchasing fifty acres of farmland in southeast Syracuse. The Board of Trustees of Syracuse University signed the University charter and certificate of incorporation on March 24, 1870.

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