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Spring Course Reserves – Submit by January 6

The Binghamton University Libraries are accepting course reserve requests for Spring 2020. Instructors should submit requests by January 6 via the Library Course Reserves tool at reserves.binghamton.edu. You can also access this tool via myCourses. Note: Reserve requests will continue to be … Continue reading

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SUNY Town Hall Update on ScienceDirect – Open Discussion Forum on December 6

The Libraries invites all faculty, graduate students and staff to an open forum about the ongoing ScienceDirect contract negotiations with Elsevier. Mark McBride, Library Senior Strategist in the Office of Library and Information Services at SUNY System Administration, will provide … Continue reading

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Bartle Library 3rd Floor Renovation – We want your feedback!

The role of an academic library is continually evolving with changes in pedagogy, research and scholarship, technology, and student study behavior. With the upcoming renovation of Bartle Library’s 3rd floor, the Libraries have the opportunity to transform our space to … Continue reading

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Nancy Abashian receives Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship

At a ceremony held on October 29, Nancy Abashian received the 2018-19 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship. This award recognizes consistently superior professional achievement in the field of librarianship. To receive this distinction, candidates must demonstrate extraordinary performance in … 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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