Syracuse University Libraries

The LaunchPad is proud to be Syracuse University’s Innovation Hub at SU Libraries and encourages you to take advantage of the incredible resources the Libraries offers to support your research and discovery. Here are some resources available to SU faculty, staff and students at SU Libraries.

Resources and Services

Belfer Audio Archive, Special Collections

Home to the Library's audio collections, which comprises of 500,000 audio items.
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Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars

The entrepreneurial hub on campus for students interested in invention, innovation and creativity.
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Books, Media and More

Subject librarians that map to your school and department help you find resources in many formats.
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Book a Study Room

Reserve a study room online for your personal academic use online anytime.
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Books on the Move

Request items from University-owned facilities or through Interlibrary loan.
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Book Reshelving

When you're finished with a book, place it on a red cart for collection and reshelving.
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Borrowing Technology and Gear

Loan digital cameras, microphones, webcams, phone chargers, and many more devices for free.
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Center for Learning and Student Success

Free small-group tutoring and individual tutoring many courses; and academic coaching.
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How to use Interlibrary Loan

Request items to be borrowed electronically or physically from other libraries.
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Print wirelessly using your mobile devices or print directly from libarary computers.
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Syracuse Abroad

Pick from the program's 100 opportunities in 60 countries to widen your horizons.
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Funding and support for students interested in doing independent research with a Professor.
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Inclusion and Accessibility

Promotes a welcoming and safe environment for students and staff through training and programming.
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King + King Architecture Library

Provides all students architecture-related resources, such as design books, magazines, and records.
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Special Collections Research Center

View manuscripts, exhibits, lectures, rare books, photographs, among other rare items.
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Rooms and Spaces

Explore reading rooms, comfort spaces, quiet spaces, and many others in the Library.
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University Archives

View the documented history of Syracuse University, including Pan Am Flight 103 archives.
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Subject Matter Expert Librarians

Abby Kasowitz-Scheer
Abby Kasowitz-ScheerReference and Academic Engagement Librarian
Anita Kuiken
Anita KuikenLibrarian for Falk College at Syracuse University
Barbara Opar
Barbara OparLibrarian for Architecture and French
Brenna Helmstutler
Brenna HelmstutlerLibrarian for the School of Information Studies
Emily Hart
Emily HartScience Librarian and Research Impact Lead
Giovanna Colosi
Giovanna ColosiLibrarian for the School of Education
John Olson
John OlsonGovernment and Geo-Information Librarian
Juan Denzer
Juan DenzerEngineering, Computer Science Librarian
Michael Pasqualoni
Michael PasqualoniLibrarian for the Newhouse School
Nicole Westerdahl
Nicole WesterdahlReference and Access Services Librarian
Patrick Williams
Patrick WilliamsHumanities Librarian Digital & Open Scholarship Lead
Winn Wasson
Winn WassonSocial Science Librarian
Stephanie McReynolds
Stephanie McReynoldsLibrarian for Business, Management, and Entrepreneurship
Rachel Fox von Swearingen
Rachel Fox von SwearingenLibrarian for Music and Performing Arts

Online Collections

Millions of items are available in our online collections. You can search through Summon. For direct links to online curated databases, visit:


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