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Library Renovations – Open Discussion Forums on Nov. 21-22

The Libraries will be hosting three open forums to present information about several upcoming renovation and building projects, including the extensive Bartle Library third floor renovation. We want to hear from faculty, staff and students about these projects. The forums … Continue reading

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ScienceDirect Negotiations Update

On September 9, Dean of Libraries Curtis Kendrick sent an update on the progress of the ScienceDirect negotiations to SUNY Library Directors & Deans. Click on the link to read the latest news – Elsevier ScienceDirect Update Sept 2019

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Distinguished Alumnus Eric Weitz to Give Talk on Human Rights in Age of Nation-States

On September 12, Eric D. Weitz, ’74, distinguished professor of history at City College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, will give a talk based on his recently published book, “A World Divided: The Global Struggle for … Continue reading

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Performance Update on the Libraries’ Search Interface Find It!

The Libraries, in conjunction with all SUNY libraries, recently upgraded our search interface – Find it! – with many new features. The new features will enhance your overall search experience; however, library staff are aware of some performance issues and … Continue reading

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Access to Articles via Google Scholar Not Working (Update: Fixed!)

Update (7/17/19): The issue with Google Scholar has been resolved — you can access articles normally from Google Scholar by clicking “GetIt!” Due to the recent migration to a new SUNY-wide library management system, the Getit@BU link in Google Scholar … Continue reading

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Leaves of Grass: Walt Whitman’s Masterwork

Libraries and poetry lovers around the world are commemorating the 200th birthday of the great American poet, Walt Whitman, born on May 31, 1819, in West Hills, NY on Long Island. Writing and revising his collection of poems, Leaves of … Continue reading

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Your Libraries’ Find It! Saved Items Must Move by June 18

The Libraries are moving to a new library services platform (LSP) in June. All SUNY libraries are part of the LSP project which will provide better access to all resources across SUNY. In December, we introduced our updated Find It! … Continue reading

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SUNY – Elsevier ScienceDirect Update Open House

The SUNY Libraries Consortium, in collaboration with the University Faculty Senate and the SUNY Provost’s Office, will host a series of town hall meetings on eight SUNY campuses during the remainder of the spring semester. The reason for these town halls … Continue reading

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Meet Megan Benson, Instructional Outreach Librarian!

Megan Benson joined Binghamton University Libraries in August 2018 as the Instructional Outreach Librarian. She teaches UNIV 180A Critical Research Skills and is in charge of the Libraries social media accounts, @bingulibraries. Prior to coming to Binghamton, Megan received her … Continue reading

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Tell Us About Find It! Our Single-Search Box

Last December, the Libraries replaced the classic library catalog with Find It!, a single-search box that provides a dynamic “one-stop” discovery and delivery service to the Libraries’ collections and an extensive index of millions of scholarly e-resources, including books, e-books, … Continue reading

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