Syracuse University Libraries foster an inclusive community of discovery and personal growth at the heart of the institution.


Incorporating the Libraries, University Archives, Records Management, and the Syracuse University Press, we are entrepreneurial, welcoming, collaborative, and we serve all members of the Syracuse University community.

Study Spaces

Syracuse University Libraries provides students with collaborative and quiet study spaces in Carnegie and Bird Libraries.

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Self-service copiers and printers are provided throughout Syracuse University’s libraries. View a full list of the locations.

The Circulation desk on the first floor of Bird Library also provides technology, such as laptops and chargers, which can be rented for personal use.

Other available resources include:

  • Wireless internet access
  • Wireless guest access
  • Computer software, including Adobe Creative Cloud, Keynote, Skype, and more
  • Assistive technology
  • One-on-one digitizing sessions
  • Remote access


We are dedicated to providing the tools and resources you need in order to complete your research at Syracuse University. Resources include, but are not limited to:

Classic Catalog
The Classic Catalog is a list of print and electronic materials available in the Syracuse University Libraries. Includes books, journals, maps, sound recordings, archival materials, government documents, and more. Search by keyword, author, title, subject heading, or call number.

A list of databases available through the Syracuse University Libraries. These databases contain articles, images, data, and videos. Search for a database by title, subject area, or content type.

Special Collections Research Center
Located on the sixth floor, Bird Library’s Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) serves as the central hub for research exhibits and collections at Syracuse University. Boasting rare printed and archival materials, ranging from concentrations on activism and social reform, radicalism in the arts, and science and medicine, and more, the center is a great resource for students and faculty. If you would like more information, please visit Special Collections Research Center.

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