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Marketing & Communications Team Joins Libraries

Cristina Hatem, Director of Strategic Marketing & Communications, and Meara Mosny, Communications Coordinator, recently joined Syracuse University Libraries’ Marketing & Communications team. Hatem and Mosny will focus on marketing and communications activities that advance the Libraries’ mission and vision, tell the Libraries’ stories, promote services, and share how the Libraries’ Continue Reading →

Forever Orange: The Story of Syracuse University

To coincide with the celebration of Syracuse University’s sesquicentennial in 2020, Syracuse University Press is publishing Forever Orange: The Story of Syracuse University. This monumental, 10” x 12” book, lavishly illustrated with 300 photographs, provides a unique look at the diverse people, places, and events that have helped SU become Continue Reading →

Inclusion & Accessibility Librarian Featured Speaker at Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians

Katherine Deibel, PhD, Syracuse University Libraries’ Inclusion & Accessibility Librarian was a featured speaker at the Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians (OVGTSL) Annual Conference on May 14, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Deibel’s closing keynote presentation was titled “When You’re the Bridled Horse.” OVGTSL’s Annual Conference was geared for Continue Reading →

Mid-Century in Stereo 5.0 Exhibit

Check out the Learning Common’s newest exhibit on the 1st Floor of Bird Library: Mid-Century in Stereo 5.0, a selection of unusual vinyl records from a private collection culled from thrift stores and forgotten places. This year marks the fifth anniversary of the exhibit and consists of a handpicked selection Continue Reading →

iSchool, Arts & Sciences and Libraries Collaborate on “Art of Romanticism” Course

As part of Professor Romita Ray’s “Art of Romanticism” course this past spring 2019 semester, Ray, her students, School of Information Studies (iSchool) Professor Daniel Acuna, and Elizabeth Novoa, President of Unika Analytics, designed a website titled Romanticism at Syracuse University. The site features four items from Syracuse University Libraries’ Continue Reading →

PlastiVan® Visits Syracuse University Libraries

Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center hosted a visit from the PlastiVan® on April 26, 2019.  The PlastiVan® is sponsored by SPE Foundation, an association of more than 22,000 members uniting plastics professionals worldwide and committed to making the plastics world better by providing a forum that generates awareness Continue Reading →

Blackstone LaunchPad Powered by Techstars Welcomes Graduating Seniors to the Founders Circle

Syracuse University Libraries’ Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars welcomed 33 new Founders Circle graduating Syracuse University students at a dinner and induction ceremony held on May 3 at Bird Library. The group launched 18 ventures. The Founders Circle includes graduating seniors and recent alumni who have contributed significantly to building Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Libraries and Department of Chemistry Collaborate to Identify Chemical Composition of Plastics Artifacts Collection

Syracuse University Libraries has collaborated on a first-of-its-kind project between the Special Collection Research Center (SCRC) and the Department of Chemistry. Courtney Asztalos, the Libraries’ Plastics Pioneers Curator of Plastics and Historical Artifacts, partnered with Syracuse University Chemistry Professor Dr. Timothy Korter to investigate the chemical composition of objects from Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: Afghanistan by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew DeVirgilio

An exhibit by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew DeVirgilio will be on display in the Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library. U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew DeVirgilio is currently a student in the Military Photojournalism program at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication. He deployed to Afghanistan Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Libraries announces new Director of Special Collections Research Center

Petrina Jackson will be Syracuse University’s next Director of the Special Collections Research Center, starting in June 2019.  She comes to the SU Libraries from Iowa State University, where she has been Head of Special Collections and University Archives since 2016, and before that was Head of Instruction and Outreach Continue Reading →

Marketing & Communications Team Joins Libraries

By Cristina Hatem | May 23, 2019

Cristina Hatem, Director of Strategic Marketing & Communications, and Meara Mosny, Communications Coordinator, recently joined Syracuse University Libraries’ Marketing & Communications team. Hatem and Mosny will focus on marketing and communications activities that advance the Libraries’ mission and vision, tell the Libraries’ stories, promote services, and share how the Libraries’ Continue Reading →

Forever Orange: The Story of Syracuse University

By Cristina Hatem | May 22, 2019

To coincide with the celebration of Syracuse University’s sesquicentennial in 2020, Syracuse University Press is publishing Forever Orange: The Story of Syracuse University. This monumental, 10” x 12” book, lavishly illustrated with 300 photographs, provides a unique look at the diverse people, places, and events that have helped SU become Continue Reading →

Inclusion & Accessibility Librarian Featured Speaker at Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians

By Cristina Hatem | May 20, 2019

Katherine Deibel, PhD, Syracuse University Libraries’ Inclusion & Accessibility Librarian was a featured speaker at the Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians (OVGTSL) Annual Conference on May 14, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Deibel’s closing keynote presentation was titled “When You’re the Bridled Horse.” OVGTSL’s Annual Conference was geared for Continue Reading →

Mid-Century in Stereo 5.0 Exhibit

By Cristina Hatem | May 20, 2019

Check out the Learning Common’s newest exhibit on the 1st Floor of Bird Library: Mid-Century in Stereo 5.0, a selection of unusual vinyl records from a private collection culled from thrift stores and forgotten places. This year marks the fifth anniversary of the exhibit and consists of a handpicked selection Continue Reading →

iSchool, Arts & Sciences and Libraries Collaborate on “Art of Romanticism” Course

By Cristina Hatem | May 16, 2019

As part of Professor Romita Ray’s “Art of Romanticism” course this past spring 2019 semester, Ray, her students, School of Information Studies (iSchool) Professor Daniel Acuna, and Elizabeth Novoa, President of Unika Analytics, designed a website titled Romanticism at Syracuse University. The site features four items from Syracuse University Libraries’ Continue Reading →

PlastiVan® Visits Syracuse University Libraries

By Cristina Hatem | May 16, 2019

Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center hosted a visit from the PlastiVan® on April 26, 2019.  The PlastiVan® is sponsored by SPE Foundation, an association of more than 22,000 members uniting plastics professionals worldwide and committed to making the plastics world better by providing a forum that generates awareness Continue Reading →

Blackstone LaunchPad Powered by Techstars Welcomes Graduating Seniors to the Founders Circle

By Cristina Hatem | May 8, 2019

Syracuse University Libraries’ Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars welcomed 33 new Founders Circle graduating Syracuse University students at a dinner and induction ceremony held on May 3 at Bird Library. The group launched 18 ventures. The Founders Circle includes graduating seniors and recent alumni who have contributed significantly to building Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Students Participate in Blackstone LaunchPad Techstars Startup Weekend

By Cristina Hatem | May 3, 2019

Four Syracuse University students were selected to participate in the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars Startup Weekend in Los Angeles April 26 – 28.  They were part of a cohort of 70 student attendees representing 20 universities from six states and two countries. Throughout the weekend event, the students worked Continue Reading →

Factiva Drop-In Feedback Sessions

By Cristina Hatem | May 3, 2019

We invite you to a drop-in Factiva feedback session to show us which features of Factiva are most useful and relevant to your research and teaching.  This is part of a review of current database holdings in order to ensure our resources are relevant to your needs. Monday, May 6, Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Team Captures Second Place at Prestigious ACC InVenture Prize Competition

By Cristina Hatem | May 2, 2019

Syracuse University Libraries’ Blackstone LaunchPad participants Quinn King and Alec Gillinder won second place at the Atlantic Coast Conference’s (ACC) InVenture Prize Competition held April 16 – 18 at North Carolina State, Raleigh. King (VPA, ‘20) and Gillinder (VPA, ‘20) competed in a head-to-head, “Shark-Tank” style battle for “top inventor” Continue Reading →