Libraries News and Events

Check out the Libraries’ Welcome Fest on August 31!

The event will feature resources and services the Libraries provide to support teaching, learning, and research across campus, as well as games, prizes, a photo booth, therapy dogs, a visit from Otto, and more. Continue Reading →

Visit our Patio Cafés during SU Welcome 2017

Stop by the Pages Patio Café at Bird Library for complimentary refreshments, à la carte snacks and beverages, or just a place to sit and relax under the test or inside our air-conditioned building. Library tours and information will be available. Continue Reading →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ collections

June brought many new resources to the libraries’ collection. Continue Reading →

Libraries launch redesigned, mobile-friendly website

Try out the Libraries’ new website, which will be available beginning on April 12. Continue Reading →

Libraries’ spring exhibition: You Are Here: Expanding the Concept of Place

Syracuse University Libraries’ spring exhibition, You Are Here: Expanding the Concept of Place, opens with a reception on April 20 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the gallery on the sixth floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center plays central role in University’s new graphic identity

Syracuse University’s new branding utilizes a Goudy-inspired typeface derived from original materials in the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC). Continue Reading →

Check out the Libraries’ Welcome Fest on August 31!

By Julie Sharkey | August 2, 2017

The event will feature resources and services the Libraries provide to support teaching, learning, and research across campus, as well as games, prizes, a photo booth, therapy dogs, a visit from Otto, and more. Continue Reading →

Visit our Patio Cafés during SU Welcome 2017

By Julie Sharkey | August 2, 2017

Stop by the Pages Patio Café at Bird Library for complimentary refreshments, à la carte snacks and beverages, or just a place to sit and relax under the test or inside our air-conditioned building. Library tours and information will be available. Continue Reading →

Small Press Reading at Bird Library

By Julie Sharkey | July 24, 2017

Syracuse University Libraries and Colgate University Libraries have teamed up to present this summer’s installment of the Small Press Reading Series, featuring Elizeya Quate and John Colasacco. The event will take place on Monday, July 31 from 5–6 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on the first floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ collections

By Julie Sharkey | June 30, 2017

June brought many new resources to the libraries’ collection. Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center to host comic art events

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 22, 2017

Syracuse University Libraries, in conjunction with The Salt City Comic-Con, will host a special viewing of original comic art and a panel discussion on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ collections

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 5, 2017

New resources offered by the Libraries include: The IET Digital Library now includes titles published in 2017. This collection contains ebooks published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Topics include electrical engineering, signal processing, radar, energy, control, electromagnetic wave, and more. The Classical Scores Library is a collection of Continue Reading →

1957 JFK commencement speech at Syracuse University highlighted

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 2, 2017

Then-senator John F. Kennedy visited Syracuse University to give the commencement address in June 1957. That speech, which encouraged students to pursue careers in public service, has been the focus of news coverage in conjunction with the centennial of Kennedy’s birth on May 29. University Archivist Meg Mason was featured Continue Reading →

Time Magazine highlights letter from William Safire collection

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 2, 2017

In honor of National Wine Day (May 25), Time Magazine highlighted a letter from the William Safire Papers housed in the Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries. The letter, from Julia Child to William Safire, was in response to one of his On Language columns in the New Continue Reading →

Linda Dickerson Hartsock receives George R. Burman Award from Whitman School of Management

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 30, 2017

Linda Dickerson Hartsock received the fourth annual George R. Burman Award from the Whitman School of Management. The award honors “an outstanding individual on campus who supports Whitman’s entrepreneurial initiatives.” Hartsock is the executive director of the Blackstone LaunchPad, a campus-based experiential entrepreneurship program based in Bird Library. The award Continue Reading →

Syracuse University receives gift of Illustrated Chronicle of Ivan the Terrible from the Russian Federation

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 3, 2017

Gift of the Illustrated Chronicle of Ivan the Terrible was presented to Syracuse University by Consul General of the Russian Federation in New York. Continue Reading →