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Libraries Commemorates Latinx Hispanic Heritage Month

  In commemoration of Latinx Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), the Syracuse University Libraries, in collaboration with La Casita Cultural Center and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, is proud to share a display titled “Selections from Juan Cruz: A Retrospective.” The exhibit features works on loan by Juan Cruz Continue Reading →

Bird Library Hosting Homo-Symbiosis Architectural Installation

Two students from the School of Architecture, Benson Joseph ’20 and Parinda Pin Sangkaeo (Pin) ‘22, have created and installed an original display titled “Homo-Symbiosis” on the first floor of Bird Library.  It will be on display in the Learning Commons near the computer cluster through November 2. The students Continue Reading →

Libraries to Host The Humanities and Technology (THAT) Camp

Syracuse University Libraries is hosting The Humanities and Technology (THAT) Camp Central New York (CNY) on October 25, 2019 in Bird Library. Camps are free to attend, user-generated, informal conference programs for anyone interested in the humanities or technology at any skill level. The program and agenda is not set Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Libraries Signs Preservation Steward Agreement With U.S. Government Publishing Office

Syracuse University Libraries recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) to become a Preservation Steward. Under this agreement, Syracuse University Libraries has pledged to permanently preserve print collections of the U.S. Statutes at Large, including both preventive maintenance and conservation treatments. Syracuse University Libraries Continue Reading →

Sound Beat Access Audio Chronicles to Release “You Don’t Surrender: Journal and Memoirs from Don Waful, a World War II P.O.W.”

Syracuse University Libraries will be releasing its first audiobook titled “You Don’t Surrender: Journal and Memoirs from Don Waful, a World War II P.O.W.”  in October 2019.  This original audio content was produced by Sound Beat: Access Audio Chronicles, which creates audio projects that highlight iconic Syracuse University community members. Continue Reading →

ParaHuman Book Display in Bird Library

Check out the Learning Common’s newest exhibit on the 1st Floor of Bird Library: “ParaHuman Books.” The second display in a three-part series, the selection of books illustrates examples of bizarre human conditions, such as clairvoyance, communication with the dead, out-of-body travel, telekinesis, and possession by the devil. Mainstream fascination Continue Reading →

Libraries Commemorates Latinx Hispanic Heritage Month

By Cristina Hatem | September 16, 2019

  In commemoration of Latinx Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), the Syracuse University Libraries, in collaboration with La Casita Cultural Center and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, is proud to share a display titled “Selections from Juan Cruz: A Retrospective.” The exhibit features works on loan by Juan Cruz Continue Reading →

Bird Library Hosting Homo-Symbiosis Architectural Installation

By Cristina Hatem | September 12, 2019

Two students from the School of Architecture, Benson Joseph ’20 and Parinda Pin Sangkaeo (Pin) ‘22, have created and installed an original display titled “Homo-Symbiosis” on the first floor of Bird Library.  It will be on display in the Learning Commons near the computer cluster through November 2. The students Continue Reading →

Libraries to Host The Humanities and Technology (THAT) Camp

By Cristina Hatem | September 11, 2019

Syracuse University Libraries is hosting The Humanities and Technology (THAT) Camp Central New York (CNY) on October 25, 2019 in Bird Library. Camps are free to attend, user-generated, informal conference programs for anyone interested in the humanities or technology at any skill level. The program and agenda is not set Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Press Participates in Upstate Publishing Summit

By Cristina Hatem | September 11, 2019

Several employees from Syracuse University Press participated in the Upstate Publishing Summit held on August 28, 2019 at the University of Rochester. Participation included:  ·         Deborah Manion, acquisitions editor at Syracuse University Press, co-moderated the session “Upstate spaces: presses, universities, local communities” ·         Mona Hamlin, marketing research analyst at Syracuse Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center Acquires Several Notable Collections

By Cristina Hatem | September 4, 2019

Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) acquired several notable collections over the past fiscal year (July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019). With these new acquisitions, the SCRC now has 77,956 linear feet in its total collections.  New acquisitions include: Josef Albers, Interaction of Color, New Haven, 1963. Continue Reading →

Longer Book Checkout for Undergraduate Students

By Cristina Hatem | August 30, 2019

Syracuse University Libraries has extended the checkout period for books loaned to undergraduate students from 28 days to a full semester. Effective fall 2019, the lending period was extended to better accommodate student needs. The checkout period only applies to books. Short-term loan periods for course reserves, technology, or study Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Libraries Signs Preservation Steward Agreement With U.S. Government Publishing Office

By Cristina Hatem | August 20, 2019

Syracuse University Libraries recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) to become a Preservation Steward. Under this agreement, Syracuse University Libraries has pledged to permanently preserve print collections of the U.S. Statutes at Large, including both preventive maintenance and conservation treatments. Syracuse University Libraries Continue Reading →

Sound Beat Access Audio Chronicles to Release “You Don’t Surrender: Journal and Memoirs from Don Waful, a World War II P.O.W.”

By Cristina Hatem | August 16, 2019

Syracuse University Libraries will be releasing its first audiobook titled “You Don’t Surrender: Journal and Memoirs from Don Waful, a World War II P.O.W.”  in October 2019.  This original audio content was produced by Sound Beat: Access Audio Chronicles, which creates audio projects that highlight iconic Syracuse University community members. Continue Reading →

ParaHuman Book Display in Bird Library

By Cristina Hatem | August 1, 2019

Check out the Learning Common’s newest exhibit on the 1st Floor of Bird Library: “ParaHuman Books.” The second display in a three-part series, the selection of books illustrates examples of bizarre human conditions, such as clairvoyance, communication with the dead, out-of-body travel, telekinesis, and possession by the devil. Mainstream fascination Continue Reading →