Category Archives: Collections

Collections budget cut and journal weeding project

Two important collections updates from the Libraries SEE BELOW FOR TOWN HALL REGISTRATION Collections Cuts In July, Dean Kendrick shared the news that the University Libraries, like the rest of campus, is receiving a significant base budget cut in FY20-21. … Continue reading

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Submit Course Reserves requests to the Libraries by August 1

We understand the course building process for fall 2020 involves change and uncertainty. Course Reserves will continue to provide both physical and electronic materials to students as allowed by law. We cannot guarantee that all course materials can be made … Continue reading

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Sarah Maximiek honored with Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship

Congratulations to Sarah Maximiek for her selection to receive the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship. The SUNY Chancellor letter to Sarah about the selection stated: “…this honor is a reflection of your extensive skill and accomplishments in librarianship, as … Continue reading

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Libraries FY20-21 Budget Reduction

As part of our ongoing efforts to address the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the University Libraries like the rest of campus, are receiving a significant cut to our base budget in FY20-21.  The Libraries’ budget is largely composed … Continue reading

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Bartle To Go access to library print collections service

Binghamton faculty, students and staff may request print materials from any library location as well as Interlibrary Loan print materials via our Bartle To Go service. Pick up your Bartle To Go requests in the Bartle Library lobby from 12-4 … Continue reading

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Library Services Update – May/June 2020

[as of 6/10/20 – subject to change] The following are the preliminary plans for restoring more of our library services. Our intention is to provide a foreshadowing of the service changes that are being introduced to help align expectations with … Continue reading

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Teaching online this summer? Let Course Reserves help with e-reserves

The Libraries’ Course Reserves department can help make summer course materials easily accessible to students online. Course Reserves staff can do the following: Upload stable links to ebooks and articles owned by the Libraries Scan textbook chapters to ensure accessibility … Continue reading

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SUNY to cancel ScienceDirect big deal and subscribe to nearly 250 titles instead

Following more than a year of negotiations, SUNY and Elsevier could not reach mutually acceptable terms on renewing our license to all Elsevier ScienceDirect journals “known as the big deal” – to learn more read SUNY Plans to Cancel ScienceDirect Big … Continue reading

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Coronavirus – Library Services FAQ

[as of 7/13/20 – subject to change] What are the plans for library services and access for the fall 2020 semester? In accordance with the Restarting Binghamton plan and its guiding principles, the Libraries plan to be open at the … Continue reading

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Library Online Services for Spring Semester 2020

[as of 5/26/20 – subject to change] The Libraries are dedicated to providing library resources and services to faculty, students and staff for the remainder of the spring semester. Visit Library Services Update – May 2020 for latest news about … Continue reading

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