Category Archives: Collections

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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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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Be Our Guest Curator

The Bartle Lobby Guest Curator Program is now looking for submissions! Open to faculty, staff, students and any other members of the University community, the Bartle Lobby Guest Curator Program offers the chance to create, display, and curate your own … 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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Course Reserves Now Accepting Spring 2019 Requests

We are now accepting course reserve requests for Spring 2019. Submit your request by Monday, Jan. 7 to ensure your materials are available on the first day of classes. We are happy to circulate both Libraries-owned materials and course materials … Continue reading

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Tell us what you think!

Recently you may have received an email from the Libraries inviting you to participate in the Ithaka Local Survey. We want to know how you use the Libraries and its services. Your perspective on the Libraries’ resources is important to … Continue reading

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Final List of Cancellations to Library Resources in FY2018-19

As noted in the letter from the Dean of Libraries in August, the Libraries needed to cut our budget due to the University’s budget shortfall this year. With input and feedback from faculty, the library resources cancellation list has been … Continue reading

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Update on the Kanopy Platform

Recently, the University Libraries made some significant changes to Kanopy, our streaming video service. We wanted to inform everyone about these changes as they impact access to films via Kanopy. We also ask all faculty using Kanopy for classes this semester check … Continue reading

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Welcome Jim Galbraith, new Head of Collection Development

Jim Galbraith joins the library team as the new Head of Collection Development. Jim also serves as the subject librarian for the Departments of Art and Art History. He received his bachelor’s degree in History and an MA in Library … Continue reading

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Update: Proposed Cancellations to Library Resources in FY2018-2019

Colleagues, Welcome back and to the start of a new academic year. As you may recall from my note in May, like the rest of the campus community, the University Libraries is making provisions for a potential budget shortfall in … Continue reading

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