Syracuse University Libraries' principal collections support academic excellence in the research and teaching pursuits of faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students. The Research and Scholarship department librarians are responsible for selecting online and physical resources in many formats (e.g. books, journals, maps, video, audio, data, etc.) for use by the University community. If you have questions about or suggestions regarding principal collections, please:

Gift Giving

Syracuse University Libraries welcome gifts that strengthen and enhance the research and teaching programs of the University. Financial gifts, as well as carefully selected donations of books and other research materials, make significant contributions to the Libraries' growth and development. Indeed, for more than 130 years, the Libraries have been made stronger by gifts from our friends and supporters.

Learn more about making gifts to support the Syracuse University Libraries

Information for Publishers and Vendors

Collection Development and Analysis Librarians receive vendor visits on Tuesday between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Please email them at colls@syr.edu to schedule a visit. Vendors, please see SUL Contact Information for Vendors [PDF] for additional points of contact.

Syracuse University Libraries are committed to providing all SU students, faculty, and staff equitable access to the library resources and request that all vendors provide a Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) describing how your products enable usability by people with limited capacities.

The Libraries strive to license products in accordance with the LIBLICENSE Model License Agreement. To this effect, the Licensor shall provide usage statistics that meet or exceed the most recent project COUNTER Code of Practice release.

Collections Memberships and Initiatives

The Syracuse University Libraries are members of:

And support the initiatives related to collections including: