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Syracuse University Libraries

Resources for New Faculty

Discover how SU Libraries can support teaching, learning, and research during your first weeks as SU faculty member

Getting Help at SU Libraries

Points of contact for help from library staff: 

Research Assistance:

  • email
  • call (315) 443-4083
  • text (315) 464-0744
  • Live chat at

Circulation Assistance: or (315) 443-5727

Course Reserves:

  • Bird Library - or (315) 443-6215
  • Carnegie Library - or (315) 443-2160
  • Libraries service desks in Bird Library, Carnegie Library, and King + King Architecture Library

Subject Librarians

Subject Librarians assist with in-depth research in their subject areas, perform research instruction at faculty request, and have collection development responsibilities for their areas. Contact your Subject Librarian for any of the following reasons:

  • To schedule library instruction sessions for your classes 
  • To develop subject resource guides
  • To request additions to the collections
  • For reference questions & research assistance

Feel free to refer your students to the Subject Specialists as well. A full listing of Subject Librarians can be found online.