Libraries News and Events

Six-Week Series on Understanding Islam Begins January 28

The Libraries are pleased to welcome the return of “Understanding Islam,” a popular, six week series that will present a comprehensive look at Islam through lectures and discussions. This Spring Semester series will begin on Monday, January 28. The program is facilitated by Muslim Chaplain Amir Duric, and will be Continue Reading →

Applications are now open for the new Information Literacy Scholars Program

The Information Literacy Scholars program is a partnership with the Syracuse University School of Information. Scholars receive a 50% tuition scholarship and 20 hours of paid employment at the Syracuse University Libraries, where they will provide reference support and information literacy instruction to the SU community. They will be mentored Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: Dorm

The students of Art Photography, Introduction (APH) 261 present their final exhibition, showcasing their interpretation of their own lived-spaces. The semester was spent exploring foundational concepts of image-making and photography through field trips, meetings with prominent contemporary artists, and critical dialogues. For this group exhibition, the APH 261 students have Continue Reading →

SU Libraries’ United Way Auction Extravaganza, December 14

The Syracuse University Libraries’ United Way Auction Extravaganza will be Friday, December 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons. Items are currently being accepted and contributors may bring their items to Pat Hunt on the 3rd floor of Bird Library between now and December Continue Reading →

December 10-14 is “Food for Fines”

Donate food and reduce your library fines! The libraries of SU and SUNY-ESF will once again be participating in “Food for Fines” from December 10-14 by collecting food for the needy and offering patrons the opportunity to reduce their overdue fines. Overdue circulation fines will be reduced by $1 for Continue Reading →

In Our Shoes: A Student Creative Writing & Art Showcase, December 7 at 3:30 p.m.

Perception Magazine, the Sigma Delta Tau English Honor Society, and the Syracuse University Libraries present In Our Shoes: A Student Creative Writing & Art Showcase on Friday, December 7 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (Bird 114). Hear students read their work and share their Continue Reading →

Gerry McCarthy receives Libraries’ Distinguished Service Award

The Syracuse University Libraries Assembly (SULA) Distinguished Service Award Committee has awarded the 2018 Distinguished Service Award to Gerry McCarthy, Office Supervisor in the Learning Commons at Bird Library.  This award represents recognition by Gerry’s peers of her significant contributions to Syracuse University Libraries and the Syracuse University community. Gerry Continue Reading →

Virtual Plastics: a presentation on November 29th at 4:00 p.m., Peter Graham Scholarly Commons

VIRTUAL PLASTICS is a collaboration between Special Collections Research Center, Transmedia and the School of Art conceptualized through a series of conversations between Jacob Riddle (faculty of Transmedia and the School of Art) and Courtney Asztalos (Curator of Plastics and Historical Artifacts, SCRC). There will be a talk and students in Continue Reading →

Research Data Services introduces REDCap data collection platform

On Tuesday, December 4 from 10:00am to 10:30am, Research Data Services will be presenting a short introduction to the REDCap data collection platform. REDCap is an online data collection platform best suited to experimental/clinical research where project staff will do the bulk of data entry.  REDCap also has survey capabilities. Continue Reading →

Zine-In at the SU Libraries

Make a zine, take a zine! Led by Patrick Williams (Librarian for Literature, Rhetoric, and Digital Humanities) and Stephen Singer (Technology Consultant), the Syracuse University Libraries will be hosting a zine-making event on Wednesday, December 5 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Blackstone LaunchPad (1st floor of Bird Library). Learn about Continue Reading →

Six-Week Series on Understanding Islam Begins January 28

By Elizabeth Cronkwright | January 18, 2019

The Libraries are pleased to welcome the return of “Understanding Islam,” a popular, six week series that will present a comprehensive look at Islam through lectures and discussions. This Spring Semester series will begin on Monday, January 28. The program is facilitated by Muslim Chaplain Amir Duric, and will be Continue Reading →

ProQuest scheduled maintenance on January 19-20, 2019

By Kelley Parker | January 16, 2019

Numerous ProQuest resources will likely be affected by a planned ProQuest maintenance outage scheduled for Saturday, January 19, 2019 starting at 10:00 p.m. and ending by 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 20. Resources that may be affected include (but are not limited to): ProQuest database platform ProQuest ebooks ProQuest Congressional Chadwyck-Healey databases Continue Reading →

Applications are now open for the new Information Literacy Scholars Program

By Kelley Parker | January 8, 2019

The Information Literacy Scholars program is a partnership with the Syracuse University School of Information. Scholars receive a 50% tuition scholarship and 20 hours of paid employment at the Syracuse University Libraries, where they will provide reference support and information literacy instruction to the SU community. They will be mentored Continue Reading →

New Resources for the New Year!

By Elizabeth Cronkwright | January 7, 2019

The Libraries’ have added and expanded many resources to the principal collections to support your research and teaching in the New Year. AccessEngineering: An engineering reference tool that provides access to engineering reference information published by McGraw Hill, such as Perry’s Handbook for Chemical Engineers and Marks’ Standard Handbook for Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: Dorm

By Elizabeth Cronkwright | December 7, 2018

The students of Art Photography, Introduction (APH) 261 present their final exhibition, showcasing their interpretation of their own lived-spaces. The semester was spent exploring foundational concepts of image-making and photography through field trips, meetings with prominent contemporary artists, and critical dialogues. For this group exhibition, the APH 261 students have Continue Reading →

SU Libraries’ United Way Auction Extravaganza, December 14

By Kelley Parker | December 6, 2018

The Syracuse University Libraries’ United Way Auction Extravaganza will be Friday, December 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons. Items are currently being accepted and contributors may bring their items to Pat Hunt on the 3rd floor of Bird Library between now and December Continue Reading →

December 10-14 is “Food for Fines”

By Kelley Parker | December 4, 2018

Donate food and reduce your library fines! The libraries of SU and SUNY-ESF will once again be participating in “Food for Fines” from December 10-14 by collecting food for the needy and offering patrons the opportunity to reduce their overdue fines. Overdue circulation fines will be reduced by $1 for Continue Reading →

In Our Shoes: A Student Creative Writing & Art Showcase, December 7 at 3:30 p.m.

By Kelley Parker | December 3, 2018

Perception Magazine, the Sigma Delta Tau English Honor Society, and the Syracuse University Libraries present In Our Shoes: A Student Creative Writing & Art Showcase on Friday, December 7 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (Bird 114). Hear students read their work and share their Continue Reading →

Gerry McCarthy receives Libraries’ Distinguished Service Award

By Kelley Parker | November 30, 2018

The Syracuse University Libraries Assembly (SULA) Distinguished Service Award Committee has awarded the 2018 Distinguished Service Award to Gerry McCarthy, Office Supervisor in the Learning Commons at Bird Library.  This award represents recognition by Gerry’s peers of her significant contributions to Syracuse University Libraries and the Syracuse University community. Gerry Continue Reading →

Poet Dylan Krieger Reads Lunch Time Poems on Friday, November 30 at noon

By Kelley Parker | November 28, 2018

On Friday, November 30, poet Dylan Krieger will present the final Lunch Time Poems reading of the semester.  Krieger is author of three books, Giving Godhead (Delete Press, 2017), No Ledge Left to Love (Ping Pong, 2018), and Dreamland Trash (Saint Julian, 2018). Krieger lives in southern Louisiana. She earned Continue Reading →